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Address: 1200 Heron St, Boise, ID 83702
Phone Number: Boise Parks Office: 208 384 4240

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Great Park for Everyone

We LOVE this park! Huge playground for kids with lots of different types of equipment, massive grassy areas for football, frisbees, and kite-flying, trees around the edges of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
DoctorJ1717
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Sedona, Arizona
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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We LOVE this park! Huge playground for kids with lots of different types of equipment, massive grassy areas for football, frisbees, and kite-flying, trees around the edges of the park for shade, tightrope walking, etc., tennis courts, picnic tables, and access to miles of hiking trails for all types of abilities and ages. And, the Hyde Park Street Fair in... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This isn't a gorgeous park (it isn't full of flowers and with lots of trees) - but the hike up is strenuous and fun if you are near downtown. And if you get to the top the view is great of Boise and the hills.

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We all love running up the big sand hill. It is hard to climb, and gives the kids something to do for an hour or more sometimes. Its also good to run up if you're looking to exercise!

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I hadn't put this park high on our "to do" list when we visited Boise. We spontaneously went to check it out one early evening (in Feb) as the sun was setting. Bummer for my 5 year old son who wanted lots of time at the playground (it was dark by the time we walked back down off the "camel's... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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80 reviews 80 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

You will want to see if you have what it takes to climb the first hill and then run down the second hill. The park is popuar and includes a play ground, sand pit for volley ball, and open space to toss a frisby or football. The park is small with limited number of areas to eat, so bring a... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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165 reviews 165 reviews
6 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a great way to get away from the downtown area, without really having to get away. It's a nice walk from the North end through old and well-kept neighborhoods. This park offers lots of walking trails and fantastic views of the valley.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Easy access to parking and to the foothill walking paths. Great place to bring young children to play and walk.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This park has something for everyone. Playground, open space, tennis courts, the big hill to climb and access to hiking trails. It is also up the street from Hyde Park where you can find all kinds of good things. Great Place!

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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Easy to get to, open spaces and a hike everyone could handle. The park is in great shape, and close to all the shops on N 13th.

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Adirondacks, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

What a view from the camels back. Our two boys, 2 and 3 had no problem hiking to the top. Ample parking, nice playground. Well kept.

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