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Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center

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Great place to bring children to learn about nature!

I brought my grandson to the MK Nature Center and he loved it! We slowly waled through the outdoor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dale H
Boise, Idaho
Its the place to see nature.

There is cool sitting areas as well as a stream display. you can watch small fish hatch and see... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Emmett, Idaho
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600 S Walnut St, Boise, ID 83712-7729
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my grandson to the MK Nature Center and he loved it! We slowly waled through the outdoor facility watching fish in a large pond and up close. The signage provides information about fish and other species. There is a quiet spot where you...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I went this place after reading so much positive reviews, once there it is nothing special to see more than a pond with several fishes also observed trough a glass window . Vist could be made in 15 minuts. Don't waste your time

Thank El R
Reviewed June 20, 2018

There is cool sitting areas as well as a stream display. you can watch small fish hatch and see breading size lunkers in the same display.

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

My wife and I decided to take a family field trip. While looking through TripAdvisor in our own back yard we found the Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center. We found this place relaxing and educational. A walk though a 5 acer Nature refuge trailing though different animal...More

4  Thank Travel_Bug_Bitten
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Yesterday I and husband, Robert spent 2 hours, but missed tour call number or go online Morrison Knudsen nature center .com try online please the tour very interesting! Check on Google's street map with address on some of reviews of Julia Davis and Boise Cop...More

Thank Allice A
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Very nice facility, good educational opp, near Boise River and Greenbelt. No fee to see, great for all ages.

Thank John B
Reviewed April 2, 2018

From grandparents to grandchildren, and everyone in-between, the Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center is FUN for everyone in the group. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your camera because there is a lot to see!

1  Thank lauriebuchanan
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Due to the longer evenings this is a great quick stroll during daylight hours. Fish, ducks, and nature. Came here after dinner and enjoyed the scenery.

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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

This is one of Boise’s finest gems. It is such a great place to enjoy nature and learn about the local ecosystem, animals, and the life cycle. They run great educational programs and events. Their youth oriented programs are so fun I think the adults...More

4  Thank lostintheamazon
Reviewed January 30, 2018

good for kids and adults alike. Very well maintained and fun to go through - no charge for any of it. They would no doubt love contributions. quaint trails through old growth trees, lovely butterfly gardens that are open air, pathways everywhere, large wooden bridges...More

2  Thank steveokg5
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Response from Cassie R | Reviewed this property |
there are signs posted, no dogs allowed. but I've seen people bring their pups in.