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Veterans Memorial Park

960 Veterans Parkway, Boise, ID 83703
+1 208-384-4240
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Nice for a walk but a dirty place to swim

I enjoy the park and its nice for a stroll. I personally would never swim in this water because it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cherie R
Fun if you're young

It's a neat pond/lake in the city. Great for swimming in the summer with a couple rope swings here... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Stephen R
Cincinnati, Ohio
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“nice park” (2 reviews)
“boise river” (4 reviews)
960 Veterans Parkway, Boise, ID 83703
+1 208-384-4240
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy the park and its nice for a stroll. I personally would never swim in this water because it looks and smells horrible. I would also never stroll around this place late at night because it has unique people hanging around.

Thank Cherie R
Reviewed 5 March 2017

It's a neat pond/lake in the city. Great for swimming in the summer with a couple rope swings here and there. However if you go, you'll be surrounded by 16-17 year olds doing the same thing. Free parking and dogs are welcome!

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My friend and I love to swim. There are multiple places to swim along the river, but Veteran's Memorial has always been our go-to.

Thank gooniegal12
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We love to visit this park and wonder through the pathways. The memorial brick walkway is very interesting. Most of the bricks have Veterans of all wars with their information on the bricks. Lovely area to have a picnic too!

Thank barbaracZ3624XA
Reviewed 7 December 2016

As a photographer I look for the unusual to photograph, the scenes, the trees, water etc. Veteran's memorial Park and trails are just that. Different every-time I walk the trails.

Thank Louis R
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This park is awesome. I enjoy running here and everyone is courteous on the trails. You can ride your mountain bike for miles out here and the views are gorgeous. I love this park. It is such a gem in Boise. Nice memorial plot to...More

Thank ambersanford
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Been here a bunch of time. It is so beautiful and just one of the funnest places to walk around. There is an awesome river that you can walk alongside or you can swim in it. There is also a little rope swing that you...More

Thank Hannah N
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Veterans Memorial is good for a quick picnic, or the whole day. It deserves to be explored, from the Vietnam Memorial to the many nooks and crannies along the Boise river. Large playground, lots of walking trails and swimming area and the chance to educate...More

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 3 June 2016

My wife and I attended the Vietnam Memorial dedication for the fallen 217 soldiers and marines that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Having a long family history of members that served including our son who served in the US Marines including a tour...More

Thank Lookouttrout
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Nice park, convenient to west State Street, plenty of paths and pretty trails that connect with Greenbelt. We have used it at times for drop off or pick up to give teens the opportunity to walk to or from another section of the Greenbelt without...More

Thank pallinurse
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