Even though the winter months are right around the corner, there is still plenty of beautiful days left to get outside and enjoy a local park.
The Treasure Valley has such an amazing variety of outdoor space to choose from and the parks system can’t be beat. Bundle up in a warm sweater, some woolly socks and get outside this week.
Observe the last of the colorful fall foliage trickling down and take in a breath of fresh air while exploring a new park.
Hyatt Hidden Lakes Reserve
5301 N. Maple Grove Road, Boise
This park is the perfect fall escape. Tucked into a quiet neighborhood along the west Boise Bench it really is a hidden gem.
Open to foot traffic only this area is a designated wildlife and birdwatchers paradise.
The 1-mile gravel trail meanders around two ponds where you will be sure to spot ducks, geese, and an abundance of local songbirds that call this place home.
Witness incredible views of the foothills and the surrounding area on this peaceful stroll through nature.
Learn More: https://bit.ly/2TFt5mF
Military Reserve Dog Park
750 Mountain Cove Road, Boise
Comprised of 10 acres of un-fenced land set against the Boise foothills this park is the perfect spot for Fido and friends.
Dedicated in spring of 2020, you and your lovable pooch will have a fantastic time exploring the seemingly endless open green space of this new park. Bring their favorite toy for a fun day outside playing fetch!
The park features basic amenities such as restrooms, benches, and mutt mitt stations for easy clean up.
Learn More: https://bit.ly/2HQD4TS
Kathryn Albertson Park
1001 N. Americana Blvd, Boise
This park is a beautiful oasis set right near the city center. Featuring paved footpaths, quiet ponds, and the sounds of nature you will be sure to find the perfect spot to spend a relaxing afternoon in peaceful contemplation. If you are lucky you may even spot a deer!
This park has direct access to the Greenbelt and the Boise River making it a great destination on a walk or bike ride. While you are there stop by the conservation station to learn about the diverse wildlife and environmental habitat this park has to offer.
Learn More: https://bit.ly/3eev2QD
4049 S. Eckert Road, Boise
Best known as the launching area for the Boise River summer floating season Barber Park is situated at one of the most beautiful locations in the Valley.
Even now that summer has come and gone this park is still a great place to come for an autumn picnic, access the Greenbelt or to just enjoy a leisurely stroll.
Check out the primitive trails that zig zag along the river bank through colorful cottonwood trees for a fun afternoon outside.
Learn More: https://bit.ly/3efMNi9
Boise has so many wonderful outdoor spaces to gather and enjoy.
Take advantage of the lovely fall season to seek out a new park in your area.
With 90 parks right in Boise and 140 total in the Valley, you will be sure to find your favorites right around the corner!
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Jan