1775 W Shoreline Dr
Riverside 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.
Idaho Fallen 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.
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.
A colorful map updated in June 2015 showcases new additions to the pathway, points of interest, pedestrian bridges, parking locations and other valuable resources for users of the 25-mile pathway.
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Fire Fighter's Respite,
2007 by Mark Baltes
This sculpture overlooks a viewing area for training exercises
at the Fire Training Center, which is adjacent to the park. A sign
provides information about the history of the firefighting in
Restrooms are now closed and park drinking fountains are turned off for the winter.
For a list of restrooms and portable restrooms that are available year around in parks and the reserves, click here.
Smoking 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.
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