Ann Morrison Park
1000 S. Americana Blvd., Boise
Because spring leagues have been postponed or cancelled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, Boise Parks and Recreation is reinstating its popular seasonal dog off-leash program effective immediately at Ann Morrison Park. The program will run through the end of April.
The 153-acre park features a distinctive spray fountain, bocce courts, disc golf course, horseshoe pits, outdoor gym, sand volleyball court, Together Treasure Valley Dog Island, playground, tennis courts, lighted softball diamonds, soccer, cricket and football fields and a reservable picnic shelter.
Respect the wildlife in the park and please do not feed them.
Hours of Operation
Park is open from sunrise to sunset, only lighted ballfields are open until 11 p.m.
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There is on site parking available.
RESTROOMS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
This location provides opportunities to see birds and other wildlife.
The Idaho Birding Trail (IBT) is a network of sites and side-trips that provides the best viewing opportunities to see birds in Idaho. With 175 sites and about 2,000 miles of trail separated into four distinct regions the IBT represents a collection of bird watching hotspots, diverse habitats, and a glimpse of Idaho's rich natural heritage.
If you are interested in learning more about birding in Idaho, visit Idaho Birding Trail website.
The bocce ball courts will be used on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, mid-April to mid-September, and is located off the University and Capital Blvd entrance in between the Ann Morrison soccer and softball fields.
For Tuesday play contact Judy Campbell, Secretary, Tuesday Ann Morrison Bocce League
For Wednesday play please contact: Anne Marie Piccotti, President, at (208) 375-5228 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Available by reservation or on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Conservation stations are a discovery based environmental education program designed to educate the community about a variety of conservation related topics. Park visitors can come across a station and learn about our natural environment while recreating in Boise parks.
Ann Morrison Park is home to several Conservation Stations including: Can Man, a bat roosting box, an insect hotel, cavity nesting boxes, and protected showy milkweed habitat.
The field is located in the south/west corner of the Ann Morrison soccer fields. Their concrete 'pitch' was installed between soccer fields 1 and 2.
Interested in learning more about cricket or joining a team, visit Boise Cricket Club website.
Dogs and their owners should be sure to follow the city's leash ordinance going to and coming from the dog park, and follow the dog off-leash rules and regulations while visiting the park. Learn more.
DOG PARK CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
The site includes a 5.4-acre active dog area, a fenced “shy dog” area and opportunities for dogs to swim and play in the surrounding pond. Two picnic shelters have been installed along with nine Together Treasure Valley park benches offering ample seating throughout the park.
The $450,000 project was funded in part through donations from the group Together Treasure Valley and the Harry W. Morrison Foundation.
Seasonal Off-Leash at Ann Morrison Park
The opening of Together Treasure Valley Dog Island will not change Ann Morrison Park’s seasonal dog off-leash schedule. The park will continue to be open to off-leash pets November 1 through the end of February.
This park provides access to the Boise River Greenbelt. The Greenbelt is one of Boise's most beloved parks. The tree-lined pathway follows the river through the heart of the city and provides scenic views and wildlife habitat.
Horseshoes pits are available on a first come, first served basis. Players must provide their own equipment.
Use of the equipment, which is accessible year round, is free to the public. Are you a gym newbie? Don't worry. Each piece of equipment has posted instructions.
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Playground is for ages 2-12.
PLAYGROUNDS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
All City of Boise park playgrounds remain closed until further notice due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
There are swingsets available. Playground surface is wood chips.
RESTROOMS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
If you are interested in reserving a softball field, please call 208-608-7651
The Boise Parks and Recreation Department offers sports fields that can be reserved for sports clinics, camps, tournaments and league games at this location.
For other activities including practices or scrimmages, sports fields can be used by simply dropping in first come, first served.
If you are interested in reserving a sports field, please visit Sports Fields webpage for general information and application.
Tennis courts may be reserved by contacting Boise Parks and Recreation at (208) 608-7680.
One court must be open for public use at all times.
The sand volleyball court may be used at a first come, first served basis.
Smoking and vaping are prohibited in all public parks, including within 20 feet of the Boise Greenbelt, except in designated areas within Ann Morrison and Julia Davis parks and city-owned golf courses.
Unauthorized vehicles will be towed at owner's risk and expense. Boise Valley Towing at (208) 389-9707.
The Master Plan is a concept drawing illustrating recreation facilities and landscape features planned for a park site. It does not necessarily represent what amenities are currently in a park.
About the Park
One of the "Ribbon of Jewels," Ann Morrison is an urban park located on the Boise River. The park property was purchased by Morrison-Knudsen Co. founder Harry W. Morrison in honor of his late wife, Ann Morrison, and built in 1959 by Morrison-Knudsen employees.
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