Esther Simplot Pavilion, Pier and Friendship Island

3206 W Pleasanton Ave Boise, ID 83702

 Esther Simplot Central Pav

Esther Simplot Park is a 55-acre park featuring trails, docks, wetlands, boardwalks, shelters, grassy open areas, a playground, bridges and restrooms. A meandering stream will connect the park’s two ponds with Quinn’s Pond.

Esther Simplot Park is adjacent to the Boise Whitewater Park, a popular in-river recreation site enjoyed by kayakers and surfers.The park is the most recent addition to the "Ribbon of Jewels," a string of riverside parks named for prominent local women.  

Beer & Wine are allowed with a Pavilion Reservation and Permit only!

This site is not available to be reserved online at 12:01 a.m. Jan. 1st for the season. To make a reservation, please fill out a reservation request form or call (208) 608-7644. 

Here are four easy ways to make a reservation:

  • Use our online system
  • Complete a reservation request form 
  • Call (208) 608-7644
  • Walk-in: 1104 Royal Blvd, Boise Idaho 83706. Hours are M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To view detailed park facility schedules, before making a reservation, please visit our online Park Availability listing!