Phillippi Park


phillippi.jpgThe city of Boise purchased the property for Phillippi Park in September 1971 from Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Hooper. The 8.5-acre park features a playground, basketball courts, a tennis court, horseshoe pit, open play areas, practice fields and restrooms. A covered picnic shelter can be reserved for small picnics.

Several park improvements were funded by city Neighborhood Reinvestment Grants awarded to the Hillcrest Neighborhood Association.

Boise City Department of Arts & History's Percent for Art program funded a public art project by Elizabeth Wolf in the park.



Number of Basketball courts: 2



Number of Horseshoes courts: 2

Available at a first-come, first serve basis. philhorse.jpg

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.

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: yes
Age group: 2-12

philplayground.jpgThe 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

Romance of Tools by Elizabeth Wolf



Phillippi ShelterPhillippi Park shelter maybe reserved.


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

Tennis 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 and Regulations for Tennis Court Use


Number of Volleyball courts: 1

The sand volleyball court may be used at a first-come, first serve basis.philvolley.jpg

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.