Boise Wetlands Information
Urban wetlands provide visitors with the unique opportunity to
observe plants and wildlife in their natural surroundings and
habitat. Aquatic plants, trees, birds, fish, frogs, insects and
mammals - all make their homes in urban wetlands.
Considered to be "biological supermarkets" wetlands are among the
most productive environments in the world and form a link between
our land and water resources.
Urban wetlands also help to enhance water quality by removing
pollutants from stormwater and providing temporary storage of
runoff water that can lessen impacts of localized flooding.
Boise Parks & Recreation manages wetlands in four parks and