Winstead Park


win general.jpgWinstead Park is a popular 11 acre park located on the Boise Bench. Park amenities include open play areas used by sports teams, a reservable covered shelter, walking path, playground and tennis courts. 

The park property was purchased by the City of Boise in 1965.

Dog Off-Leash Area

All areas within Winstead Park, with the exception of the tennis courts, playground, shelter, and parking lot, are available for hourly dog off-leash use. 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

  • June 1 - August 31, Sunrise to 8:00 a.m.
  • September 1 - May 31, Sunrise to 10:00 a.m.
  • November 1 - February 1, 3:00 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.

Mobile Market

VegBetween June 4th-August 30th, the Boise Farmers Mobile Market visits this location.  Shop for fresh-from-the-farm fruits and vegetables. For more information visit the Boise Farmers Mobile Market website.

Here is a listing of locations and times:


11:30am-12:30pm Winstead Park, 6150 W Northview St, Boise

1:00pm-2:00pm U of I Extension Office, 5880 N Glenwood St, Garden City

2:30pm-3:30pm Franklin Grove Apartments, 4929 Franklin Rd, Boise

4:00pm-5:30pm Family Medicine Health Center, 777 N Raymond St, Boise


10:00am-11:00am Shoreline Plaza, 675 S 13th St, Boise

11:30am-12:30pm Ivywild Park, 416 W Ivywild St, Boise

1:00pm- 1:30pm Brookdale Senior Living, 739 Parkcenter Blvd, Boise

1:45pm-2:45pm St. Lukes Clinic, 701 E Parkcenter Blvd, Boise

3:00pm-4:00pm Library! at Bown Crossing, 2153 E Riverwalk Dr, Boise 

5:00pm-6:30pm Barber Valley (Ranch Market), 4991 E Warm Springs Avenue, Boise


10:15am-11:15am Ada Community Library, 10664 W Victory Rd, Boise

Noon-1:00pm HP, Inc. (behind the cafteria), 11311 W Chinden Blvd, Boise

1:30pm-2:30pm Morning Star Senior Living, 5850 N Five Mile Rd, Boise

3:30pm-4:30pm Avimor, 18454 N McLeod Way, Boise

5:00pm-6:30pm Hidden Springs, 5892 W Hidden Springs Dr, Boise


10:00am-10:30am Affinity at Boise, 13626 W Baldcypress St, Boise

10:45am-11:15am The Regency at River Valley, 93400 E River Valley St, Meridian

Noon-1:00pm Comba Park, 2995 N Five Mile Rd, Boise

1:30pm-2:00pm Kensington Apartments, 7570 W State St, Boise

3:00pm-4:00pm Crunch, 2999 N Lakeharbor Ln, Boise

5:00pm-6:30pm DL Evans Bank, 1600 S Vista Ave, Boise

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

win playground.jpgThe playground surface is wood chips.


Winstead Park has a covered shelter which may be reserved.


Park restrooms are available at this park. Restrooms are now open. Park drinking fountains are now operational.

For a list of restrooms and portable restrooms that are available year around in parks and the reserves, click here.

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

win tennis.jpgTennis 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

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.