Idaho Botanical Garden

2355 Old Penitentiary Rd.
Boise, ID 83712- Map It
Phone: (208) 343-8649

AAA Editor Notes

Idaho Botanical Garden, 1.5 mi. e. on Warm Springs Ave. from Broadway, then n. to 2355 N. Penitentiary Rd., offers 14 specialty gardens on 33 acres of the former Idaho Penitentiary. The sandstone walls provide a historic backdrop for theme gardens, garden art and a labyrinth. The Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden features a bronze likeness of Sacagawea and has examples of period plants catalogued by the explorers; it also offers views of Treasure Valley.
$7; $5 (ages 5-12 and 65+).
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9-5, Fri.-Sun. 9-7, mid-Mar. to early Nov.; Mon.-Fri. 9-5 rest of year. Allow 1 hour minimum.