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Boise Parks and Recreation Department



The Boise Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for maintaining more than 90 parks, more than 200 miles of trails throughout the Ridge to Rivers System, 25 miles of Boise River Greenbelt pathway and hundreds of acres of open space. In addition, it manages a variety of recreational facilities including Zoo Boise, Warm Springs Golf Course, Quail Hollow Golf Course, six outdoor pools, Idaho IceWorld, Fort Boise Community Center and more.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Boise Parks & Recreation Department records

Identifier: RG 012
Content Description

This collection consists of a map of the Greenbelt, a map of Veterans Memorial Park, artifacts and documents retrieved from a time capsule buried in collaboration with the Boise Family YMCA, and color slides of Fort Boise, the Natatorium, public pools, and department events.

Dates: 1971-1990

Foothills Levy collection

Identifier: MS 003
Abstract A conservation effort to preserve and protect the natural open space in the Boise Foothills by raising money through a two-year property tax known as the Foothills Serial Levy. The Levy was passed by 59% of Boise voters on May 22, 2001, raising $10 million for conservation efforts. The two-year levy in property taxes for commercial, residential, and industrial property was implemented in 2002 and 2003. The funds were managed by the Foothills Conservation Advisory Committee, a group of 12...
Dates: 1973-2004; Majority of material found in 1991-2003

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Boise River Greenbelt (Boise, Idaho) 1
City government 1
Conservation 1
Land use--Planning 1
Parks 1