Franklin Site (Undeveloped)


Gold Shovel Franklin Park Groundbreaking Resize

Franklin Park is a 3.04 acre neighborhood park in the Central Bench near the corner of Franklin and Orchard at 310 Hilton Street and is part of the old Franklin Elementary school site. The City of Boise purchased the this property in 2013. Clearwater Landscape is the contractor for the green-up phase which will include road improvements to Peg and Hilton Streets, perimeter sidewalk in the park, grass, trees, and an irrigation system. The plan follows the approved master plan adopted in 2016. Updates on construction, including the construction schedule will be posted here. Direct any questions to: Toby Norton, (208) 608-7635 or email

Amenities including restroom, playground, shelters, etc. are scheduled for future years.


Smoking Prohibition

Boise Smokefree Park Sign

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.


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.