Cassia Park


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Playcamp Cassia Park

Cassia Park is a 14-acre site in the heart of the Boise Bench. A popular destination for a neighborhood stroll, the park features a walking path, covered shelter, restrooms, playground, softball field, several pieces of public art, tennis courts and horseshoe pits.

The property was acquired in 1967 and it developed through matching funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Cassia Park is one of five summer Playcamp locations operated by Boise Parks and Recreation for kids age 6-12. Camps include recreational games, arts, crafts, environmental education, hands-on science projects, field trips, swimming, and opportunities to make new friends!


Number of Horseshoes courts: 2

Horse CassiaThere are 2 horseshoe pits available at a first-come, first-serve basis.

Open Play Areas

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

Operating Hours

Park is open from sunrise to sunset.


There are 4 dual use pickleball courts available for use on the tennis courts at the park. For more information, visit

Places to Walk

Download a map of the walking paths and distances in this park.

The walking map sign located in the park was created through a partnership with SelectHealth and Let's Move Boise.


Swingsets: no
Age group: 2-12

The playground surface is wood chips.


Practice Fields

Turf Type: Grass

Fields are scheduled and reserved for local soccer organizations and partners by Boise Parks and Recreation. Usually weekdays or early evenings are available for drop-in use (first-come, first-serve).

Public Art

Reading Circle Benches by Francis Fox

Cassia Park Arch by Michael Zapponi


Cassia Park ShelterCassia Park shelter maybe reserved for picnics.


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.


Number of Softball fields: 2
Turf Type: Dirt & Grass

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.

Sports Fields

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.


Number of Tennis courts: 4

Tennis CassiaTennis courts may be reserved by contacting:
Boise Parks and Recreation

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.


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

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.