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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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Family Fun!

From grandparents to grandchildren, and everyone in-between, the Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center is... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
lauriebuchanan
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Boise, Idaho
Quick stroll

Due to the longer evenings this is a great quick stroll during daylight hours. Fish, ducks, and... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
SYTrips
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Los Angeles, California
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600 S Walnut St, Boise, ID 83712-7729
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+1 208-334-2225
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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!

Thank lauriebuchanan
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Due to the longer evenings this is a great quick stroll during daylight hours. Fish, ducks, and nature. Came here after dinner and enjoyed the scenery.

Thank SYTrips
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This is one of Boise’s finest gems. It is such a great place to enjoy nature and learn about the local ecosystem, animals, and the life cycle. They run great educational programs and events. Their youth oriented programs are so fun I think the adults...More

3  Thank lostintheamazon
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

good for kids and adults alike. Very well maintained and fun to go through - no charge for any of it. They would no doubt love contributions. quaint trails through old growth trees, lovely butterfly gardens that are open air, pathways everywhere, large wooden bridges...More

Thank steveokg5
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

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
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

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

Thank GingerCabais
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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