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Julia Davis Park

700 S. Capitol Boulevard, Boise, ID 83702-7122
+1 208-384-4240
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Nice Park

There is so much to do near this park. Visit the rose garden, art museum, zoo, play tennis, walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve B
Another of Boise's park gems

Julia Davis Park is Boise's oldest park. It was created following the donation of 43 acres of land... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Boise, Idaho
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700 S. Capitol Boulevard, Boise, ID 83702-7122
+1 208-384-4240
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to do near this park. Visit the rose garden, art museum, zoo, play tennis, walk along the greenbelt, or have a picnic. Also, plan to attend the art festival in June and art show in September. You can easily walk over...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Julia Davis Park is Boise's oldest park. It was created following the donation of 43 acres of land by Thomas Davis, one of the 20 original founders of Boise. The donation was made as a memorial for his wife, Julia. Over the years, the park...More

Thank Sowellman
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Be sure to find on Julia Davis Drive the BIG seated statue of Abe Lincoln. He towers over anyone who goes over to share the park bench with him. The statue is a reproduction of a Gutzon Borglum creation. Mr. Borglum was the sculptor who...More

Thank EwanderingMan
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Park abuts the Boise River Greenbelt, great for walks, runs biking, etc. Park is well maintained and has tennis courts, band shell, lots of picnic facilities, etc. We were there for the Annual SueB Memorial 5K/10K Run/Walk that benefits the Women's and Children's Alliance of...More

Thank sterlingeby
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We spent some time in the park on a recent trip to Boise. It would have actually been better if we could have spent more time there but were short on time. This is a beautiful place to take in and enjoy.

Thank 63impala
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The day was lovely after a rainy day and after a trip to the zoo I noticed a beautiful area nearby with a rose garden. So we walked over and enjoyed the garden. We smelled the roses and it was an amazing time spent.

Thank Yeleny S
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We just happened to be in Boise, during the Boise Art Museum's annual "Art In The Park" event. So, we drove over to Julia Davis Park on a perfect Friday afternoon to take a look. Glad we did! This open-air festival is held on the...More

Thank M&ALongGrove
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We went to the park to enjoy Art in the park. The park is always clean. You can enjoy the beauty of the roses and the statues. There are plenty of clean restrooms. A great place if you want a family picnic. Plenty of paved...More

Thank MrBill W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We stumbled upon this beautiful park, it has an immaculate and beautiful rose garden. This free park and gardens were better than the Boise botanical gardens and their $7 admission.

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Julia Davis Park is a beautiful city park along the Boise River in east Boise just across the footbridge from the heart of the Boise State University campus. It is a lovely park that is perfect for picnics and it also houses the Boise Zoo....More

Thank Rod D
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5 July 2017|
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Response from IdahoKid | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed, but only on-leash. Not allowed within the zoo.