Cypress Park


Cypress Park is a 7-acre neighborhood park located in Southeast Boise. The small park features a playground, picnic shelter, restroom, walking path, tennis court and green space. 

Visitors will also enjoy a scenic vista of the Boise Front.

Formerly known as Breckenridge Park, the site was donated to the city of Boise by the Breckenridge Homeowners' Association under the condition that it remain a public park area.

cypressshelter.jpgA covered picnic shelter is available in the park.  It is not a reservable site so use is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  

2-5 Playground

Swingsets: yes
Age group: 2-5

The playground surface is wood chips.

5- 12 Playground

Swingsets: yes
Age group: 5-12

The playground surface is wood chips.

Dog Off-Leash Area

Of the 7.3 acres, 1.4 acres are available for off-leash use during designated hours. The approved area is in the northeast portion of the park to the east of the tennis courts, shelter, and playground, and inside the sidewalk on the north, east, and south end. There are signs with maps identifying the approved area installed at the park for user reference.

Dogs are allowed off-leash in the designated area in the mornings, sunrise to 10:00 a.m., and evenings, 4:00 p.m. to Sunset. Dogs must be on a leash at all other times during the day.

Dogs and their owners should be sure to follow the City's leash ordinance going to and coming from the dog park, and follow the Dog Off-Leash Rules and Regulations while visiting the park.

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 is 1 dual use pickleball court 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.

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).


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 Tennis courts: 1

Smoking Prohibition

Boise Smokefree Park SignSmoking 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.


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.