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Fort Boise-Military Reserve Park

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Address: 700 Robbins Road, Boise, ID 83702-4541
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+1 208-384-4486

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First-time hiking with kids

We are casual hikers, not hard core. I took my 7- and 8-year-old grandkids on a hike today through Military Reserve Park. The kids were hesitant when we first arrived, with a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 November 2016
Cindy K
Boise, United States
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Boise, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We are casual hikers, not hard core. I took my 7- and 8-year-old grandkids on a hike today through Military Reserve Park. The kids were hesitant when we first arrived, with a great many large dogs unleashed near the parking area. We did witness several do owners failing to clean-up after their dogs as directed. The trails are well-marked and... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

Most of Military Reserve has great trails and fantastic views of Boise. However, a weather tower has been constructed at the top of Elephant Rock trail, ruining one of the most beautiful 300 degree views of the city. This is a permanent structure, a real eyesore that could have been placed in several other less obtrusive spots. Such a shame... More 

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Boise Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2013

It just is an area with equipment of military use some areas you must walk to. But you can park nearby, I took pictures of all the building and the VA building and only was asked by security if I was site seeing. The Federal Building is nearby so they are just protecting us.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2012

Military Reserve is the starting point for many hiking and biking trails of varying difficulty. It also has a dog park, close to a stream and pond where they can swim. It also has an archery range fenced in with many targets. There is also an RC race track. There is a small Military cemetary off to the left of... More 

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