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Barber Park

4049 S Eckert Rd, Boise, ID 83716-8814
+1 208-577-4575
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No people during off season

We went to explore more parts of Boise. Found the park and went walking on some of their trails... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Burbank, California
Highlight of our Trip

This was the best $70 I've spent in a long time. We visited Barber Park on a recent trip to Boise... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Scott R
Riverside, California
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“life jackets” (5 reviews)
“the river” (52 reviews)
“event center” (3 reviews)
4049 S Eckert Rd, Boise, ID 83716-8814
+1 208-577-4575
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We went to explore more parts of Boise. Found the park and went walking on some of their trails. Looks like it would be fun during the season to go on the river. This time of year not a lot of people but still fun...More

Thank LoveMauitoomuch
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This was the best $70 I've spent in a long time. We visited Barber Park on a recent trip to Boise and did the float down the river with our family of 4. We opted to rent the 6 person raft and it proved to...More

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Had relatives in town, and wanted to do something they wouldn't experience in their California hometown, so floated the river! Great fun was had by all!!! There were 4 adults and a 6 yr old. The river was running pretty fast because of our record...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Lovely park with the river running through it but we didnt't get to enjoy the water activities because of all the rain-the rafting activities were closed down when I was there-and you couldn't even go near the river as it was flowing too fast and...More

Thank Patrick J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Barber Park is a great place to go for a number of activities! Float the Boise River in the summer from Barber Park to Ann Morrison Park. Fish the Boise River. Hold family events in the park and at the event center. It's just a...More

Thank MuleyCrazed81
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This was a natural habitat for a lot of birds including eagles and owls, deer, beaver, badger, and a lot of others. Ada County has ruined that by putting in office buildings, an event center, expanding the raft rental building including parking and storage of...More

3  Thank 888Frank2015
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Community center is beautiful for a large group of people, up to 200. Spring, summer, and fall, the facility is well lit by the natural sunlight from outside. The inside is air conditioned. Nice for teas, weddings, and more.

1  Thank 199J_A_C
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The best summer activity in Boise! Rent a raft or kayak from the County's concessionaire at Barber Park (or bring your own) and spend an afternoon floating the Boise River. Inexpensive shuttle service is available back from the take out point at Ann Morrison Park,...More

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Right on the green belt, on the river for pedestrians and bicyclists; a beautiful park; great for river rafting access; picnicking; large play areas for kids

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you are in need of a facility for a wedding, birthday, reunion or business event, check out the Event Center at Barber Park- the indoor/outdoor facility is gorgeous. And the venue comes with tables and chairs, PA, sound equipment, kitchen and lots of parking....More

Thank Matt C
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4 June 2015|
Response from llevise |
I wouldn't take children that young. Not until they at least know how to swim. The current in the river can be really strong, and even though they have life jackets on, they can get stuck on objects that are under the water... More