Idaho Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park

1791 W. Shoreline Dr., Boise

Idaho Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park is a 5-acre site on the Greenbelt west of downtown Boise. The park features an open grassy area, shady trees and benches for enjoying the river, public art and a memorial to fallen firefighters.

All alcoholic beverages including beer and wine are prohibited at this park.

Hours of Operation

Park is open from sunrise to sunset.

Location

1791 Shoreline Dr

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Parking

There is a small parking lot on site.

Restrooms

Restrooms are now closed and park drinking fountains are turned off for the winter.

Greenbelt Access

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.

Restrooms

Restrooms are now closed and park drinking fountains are turned off for the winter.

Smoking Prohibition

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.

Towing

Unauthorized vehicles will be towed at owner's risk and expense. Boise Valley Towing at (208) 389-9707.

Idaho Fall Firefighters Memorial Plaza

A memorial plaza to honor Idaho's Fallen Firefighters opened Aug. 17, 2008. The plaza features a life-size bronze statue by Idaho artist Agnes Vincent "Rusty" Talbot and a memorial wall with the names of firefighters who died in the line of duty. Other features include benches, flags, and lighting on the memorial wall and statue. To support the project, you can purchase a brick. Learn more at the Idaho Fallen Firefighter Foundation's website.

If you are interested in purchasing a brick, please download this form.

Idaho World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial

In 2011, the Idaho Fallen Firefighter Foundation and Boise Fire Department spearheaded the acquisition of a 10-foot beam from the World Trade Center (WTC) to be the centerpiece of a memorial in Boise to honor specifically emergency responders lost on 9/11. Steel from the WTC has been incorporated into memorials across the country in every state. Boise’s sculpture was completed on Sept 11, 2014.

Public Art

Firefighters Respite by Mark Baltes

Upcoming Events

For the health and safety of our residents and staff, the City of Boise has canceled all city-sponsored public programming and public outreach until further notice. This includes:
  • Parks and Recreation activities, classes, events and leagues
  • All Library and Arts & History programs and events

The City of Boise issued a Public Health Emergency Order on March 19, 2020 suspending most Boise City board and commission meetings.

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