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Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center

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Natural Wonder Nestled Within a City Park

If you make it to Boise's Municipal Park take the time to walk through the Morrison-Knudsen Nature... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boise, Idaho
A nice place for the afternoon. Take your kids!

The MK Nature Center is a fantastic place to take the family. Don't know how teens would react, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kitty F
Boise, Idaho, United States
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600 S Walnut St, Boise, ID 83712-7729
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you make it to Boise's Municipal Park take the time to walk through the Morrison-Knudsen Nature Park. It's free! A little sanctuary where you will likely encounter waterfowl, song birds, herons, opportunities to view trout in their natural habitat through large windows submerged under...More

Thank HikerStan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The MK Nature Center is a fantastic place to take the family. Don't know how teens would react, but everyone we've taken has loved it there.

Thank Kitty F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit this nature center and you won't be disappointed. Visiting the pond, I saw a huge sturgeon and what looks like a 20-lb trout.

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I brought my grandson to the MK Nature Center and he loved it! We slowly waled through the outdoor facility watching fish in a large pond and up close. The signage provides information about fish and other species. There is a quiet spot where you...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I went this place after reading so much positive reviews, once there it is nothing special to see more than a pond with several fishes also observed trough a glass window . Vist could be made in 15 minuts. Don't waste your time

Thank El R
Reviewed 20 June 2018

There is cool sitting areas as well as a stream display. you can watch small fish hatch and see breading size lunkers in the same display.

Thank WB7RWS
Reviewed 3 June 2018

My wife and I decided to take a family field trip. While looking through TripAdvisor in our own back yard we found the Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center. We found this place relaxing and educational. A walk though a 5 acer Nature refuge trailing though different animal...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Yesterday I and husband, Robert spent 2 hours, but missed tour call number or go online Morrison Knudsen nature center .com try online please the tour very interesting! Check on Google's street map with address on some of reviews of Julia Davis and Boise Cop...More

Thank Allice A
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Very nice facility, good educational opp, near Boise River and Greenbelt. No fee to see, great for all ages.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 April 2018

From grandparents to grandchildren, and everyone in-between, the Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center is FUN for everyone in the group. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your camera because there is a lot to see!

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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.