Fort Boise Park

600 E GARRISON RD

Tennis PlayersFort Boise Park was acquired in 1950 from the federal government after the Defense Department declared the site as surplus property. The park was originally 40.37 acres but in 1956 several acres were traded to the Idaho Elks organization in exchange for a site of approximately the same size off of State Street. The park is currently about 33 acres in size.

Home to softball fields, six tennis courts and an in-ground skate park, Fort Boise is a recreational hub of activity in spring, summer and fall.

REMNANTS OF BOISE

Remnants of Boise illustrates the first 150 years of Boise's growth and development through the themes of Community, Environment, and Enterprise. Virtual tourists will discover how Boise citizens shaped the arid high-desert environment by combining entrepreneurial spirit and unique cultural traditions to shape Boise into a thriving, albeit isolated, western city. The tour consists of 25 locations that explore a different area of the city. This Department of Arts & History coordinated this project in conjunction with the BOISE 150 celebration.

To learn more about the history behind Fort Boise, check out Idaho Statesman's Boise's Building Blocks: Fort Boise Interactive story.

Baseball

Number of Baseball fields: 1
Turf Type: Dirt

Jack Acree Legion Field: 1 Regulation lighted baseball diamond with dirt infield (used for Boise High School Baseball League Only)

Open Play Areas

Open play areas are cut grass spaces that provide opportunities for healthy recreational activities for people of all ages.

Restrooms

Park restrooms are available at this park. Restrooms are now open. Park drinking fountains are now operational. 

For a list of restrooms and portable restrooms that are available year around in parks and the reserves, click here.

Skateboard

The Skate Park is located in the northwest corner of the park. It is a below ground, cement skate park with transition walls varying in height from 3 feet to 6 feet.

Softball

Number of Softball fields: 2
Turf Type: Dirt

Fields may be reserved for practice in early spring before league softball season begins. Scheduled softball games and Invitational Softball tournaments run April through October, Monday through Friday evenings for league softball games and weekends for tournaments.

Fort Boise Fields Aerial

Tennis

Number of Tennis courts: 6

CourtsTennis courts may be reserved by contacting:
Boise Parks and Recreation
208-608-7680

One court must be open for public use at all times.

View our Rules & Regulations for Tennis Court Use

Smoking Prohibition

Boise Smokefree Park SignSmoking is 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.

NOTE: E-cigarettes are not prohibited under the ordinances.

Master Plan

A 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.