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Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center

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600 S Walnut St, Boise, ID 83712-7729
+1 208-334-2225
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relaxing dude

To get back to nature and hear actual birds and see real live steelhead. Take the walk to trace... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boise, Idaho

This place is beautiful. No admission, peaceful, well maintained by volunteers and great for the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
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“life cycle” (4 reviews)
“fish viewing” (4 reviews)
“large fish” (3 reviews)
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600 S Walnut St, Boise, ID 83712-7729
+1 208-334-2225
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To get back to nature and hear actual birds and see real live steelhead. Take the walk to trace fish from the fry stage to adulthood and see 'Lonesome Larry" inside the center. very informative.

Thank philsey
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This place is beautiful. No admission, peaceful, well maintained by volunteers and great for the kids.

Thank GingerCabais
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My brother and I were looking for places to enjoy around Boise and this place came up on "Things to Do" in Boise so away we went to explore the Nature Center. The place is small and some areas of the indoor interpretive exhibits seem...More

Thank Yeleny S
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This nature center is interesting. It has several ponds and streams with walking bridges above where you're supposed to be able to observe lots of fish but we saw none. There are spots along the trails where you can stop to view the ponds under...More

2  Thank MCADAMA
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to observe nature- deers, frogs, turtles, owls, duck, geese,snakes, beavers and more. Peaceful place to explore. Staff are super friendly

Thank Sara F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A great afternoon activity. Takes about an hour to walk through and see everything. We actually saw a deer (and her fawn) at the entrance when we walked in, which was a cool way to start! The hiking path is well maintained and easy to...More

1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place, flooding did damage.however still a great place to go and have a picture or picnic.the otters were great and the fish loved their new home

Thank TINYTIMM1963
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is a nice place to spend a few hours. The easy walk includes fish viewing windows and displays of other aspects of Idaho's ecosystem.

Thank LauragaleM
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My daughter goes to a great private school and they take the kids here on a yearly trip. I have gone on this trip for the last three years and fully enjoy this place. It's interactive and a great bit of exercise.

Thank Cherie R
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My 4 year old loves this place. It is the best free, fun in town for adults and children alike. It is a small, but well organized nature park centered around the life cycle of fish. It is right off the Greenbelt and next to...More

Thank Amanda D
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Ellie G
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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.