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Julia Davis Park, Boise

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#6 of 23 in Parks in Boise
Julia Davis Park is a municipal park in the downtown region of Boise, Idaho. Created in 1907 with a land donation from Thomas Jefferson Davis, it is the first park in the "String of Pearls", the group of parks operated by the Boise Parks and Recreation Department that are located along the Boise River. Being centrally located in Boise, the park contains several prominent sites, including museums such as the Boise Art Museum, the Idaho Historical Museum, and the Idaho Black History Museum, as well as other attractions like Zoo Boise, the Idaho Rose Society, and the Gene Harris Band Shell. The Boise River Greenbelt runs through the park, which is bordered by Broadway Avenue to the east, Capital Boulevard to the west, the Boise River to the south, and Myrtle Street to the north. Other amenities at Julia Davis Park include river access, statues, a rose garden, a playground and tennis court, a pond with paddle boat rentals, and a pedestrian bridge that connects the park with Boise State University.
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  • From the impressive trees, to the relaxing sounds of the river, a greenbelt that goes on for miles, with families playing and games abound, there's something for everyone! A must for travelers to come...  more »
  • We have several great parks in Boise and Julia Davis Park certainly fits in the top. Great place for family get-togethers or just to walk and enjoy.  more »
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  • It's a lovely park, the grass definitely takes some abuse from all the events and festivals that use the space, but there are many beautiful large old trees growing throughout the park. Being so centrally located your are surrounded by other family attractions: the main library, the zoo, Anne Frank memorial, art museum, Rose garden, Discovery center, and the Boise river. To name a few.
  • Great place to walk with your animals or kids. Scenery is awesome no matter the time of year. If you love taking photos this is the place to go. Plus it's close to the train depot which is another great place to see and take photos at.

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