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.

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.


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.

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.