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Julia Davis Park

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Address: 700 S. Capitol Boulevard, Boise, ID 83702-7122
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Beautiful park

Very nice park. Near the zoo. The flowers are great. I think that you can access the green belt from here.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
W6708JVlarrys
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice park. Near the zoo. The flowers are great. I think that you can access the green belt from here.

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Fernley, NV
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on a weekend getaway from Nevada. This park has a lot of activities. The zoo and the Black History museum is located here along with other activities. The only downside was that part of the park was closed to construction.

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Boise, Idaho
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64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just was in the park last weekend. There is so much to offer. It houses the zoo, the rose garden an cool outside band shell and the Black History Museum. They also have paddle boats which are super fun and great greenbelt paths right by the river. Great place to lay on a blanket and take a nap or... More 

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Orlando, FL
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65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great park. Wonderful scenery. Lots of ducks and squirrels running around. I would give it 5 stars, but there's just too much duck poop all over the pavement. But I can't imagine how beautiful it looks in the spring and summer times.

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Thank Lorme J
Boise, Idaho
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Another one of Boise's lovely parks. Great for picnic's and laying in the sun. Good for walks, and great for photos!

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Boise, Idaho
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200 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

While Art In The Park (the annual juried art and handicrafts show) may be the reason most people visit Julia Davis Park, it's also a great place the rest of the year (and much less crowded). Whether one strolls along the paths alongside the river, or circles around Zoo Boise to see the giraffes peering over their enclosure, it's a... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I love the annual Art in the Park during September of each year. Beautiful big shade trees covering the vendors on lawn. Even on a hot day, and most are that time of year, it's comfortable for moving from one vendor to another, and sitting for some lunch.

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Twin Falls
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85 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Beautiful Park for walking, biking, picnicking, playing with children, or just strolling around in the Rose Garden. The Idaho Historic Museum, the Art Museum, & the Boise Zoo are all right here in walking distance of each other. Can get very crowded in summer & when there are public events taking place. Check the online calendar at the Boise Chamber... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Beautiful park, downtown, with tons of local cultural attractions. The Historical Museum is currently undergoing renovations, but everything else is open and great. Close to BSU and the heart of the Greenbelt. You can spend a whole day here and not see everything.

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Boise, Idaho
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Cultural center, near art museum, historical society and downtown! Home of Arts in the Park..... Great park right on the Boise River

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