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So many aspects to this park

This is a great park for a family gathering or picnic. The large rose garden, the outdoor pioneer... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2018
Lovely Park

This is the park the houses Zoo Boise. We only saw the part of the park that goes into the zoo and... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
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700 S. Capitol Boulevard, Boise, ID 83702-7122
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

This is a great park for a family gathering or picnic. The large rose garden, the outdoor pioneer houses and buildings of the Idaho Historical Museum, an Abraham Lincoln memorial, a bandshell used for community events, playgrounds, a zoo, tennis courts, and a lagoon with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

Sure, it is an ok place to walk through on your way to something else, but this park is in no way a destination.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

This is the park the houses Zoo Boise. We only saw the part of the park that goes into the zoo and then we made a quick stop at the rose garden. Even in October it was very beautiful. It's a quiet and peaceful spot,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Enjoy the beautiful Julia Davis park. Some of what you’ll see includes a massive rose garden, a small lake on which you can rent a paddle boat,feed the wildlife or just plain relax at on of the many picnic tables available for all. There are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank REsbensen
Reviewed November 7, 2018

i saw the deer and birds mainly the ducks, geese and even a few swans, the derr scared me when the popped out of the woods after drinking from the river. a mom and a fawn.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Easy access from the greenbelt (which runs right into it). Lots of mature trees so that there is a great deal of shade, less sun during the months the trees have their leaves. Some construction going on around the park's water features, closing some sections...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bryan H
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Lovely park across the street from a spectacular Whole Foods. Took a long walk after lunch and enjoyed the sculpture and nicely maintained garden.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed September 19, 2018

The Park was hosting their Arts in the Park, which was great at first, but became quite overwhelming with the number of vendors. It made it difficult to just enjoy the footprint of the park, so we ended up leaving and going over to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Plaidmom
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Don't have much to say other than we walked through this beautiful park on a beautiful sunny day. It was gorgeous! Boise has a lot of beautiful, wide open spaces.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This park is gorgeous!! It has amazing views of Boise, and at the heart of it all is petal boats. And the zoo is also inside of this lovely park. My partner and I loved this place!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from IdahoKid | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed, but only on-leash. Not allowed within the zoo.
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Boise...Vibe? (1 Reply)
I may not be as seasoned as some of you travellers, readers and posters. I've never been around the world. What I have done is roadtripped thru much of Canada and the US. So, in that context...I've been to lots of places. One place I absolutely loved is Boise, Idaho. Maybe much of it is intangible, a vibe kinda thing for me. Maybe the air? The water? The Mountain Time Zone always works for to me. Whatever it is, I always feel excellent in Boise. One of my favorite travelling memories is...More
March 21, 2008|
Response fromcharley48|
I agree. We just spend the night, like we do often, and had such a wonderful time. We had dinner at the Red Feather, that we just LOVE, and got to spend time downtown. Love it. enjoy