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The 41-acre Kathryn Albertson Park is filled with broad footpaths and peppered with gazebos, which are ideal for the main attraction here: wildlife watching. Along with various waterfowl, herons and owls, this park contains salamanders, turtles, bullfrogs, beavers and rabbits, among other wildlife. In fact, the park prohibits dogs between March 1 and June 30 because birds nest during this time. The park was named for Kathryn Albertson, a Boise native and a major donor to the city.
Recent visitors praised Kathryn Albertson Park, saying it's Boise's best and recommending that travelers visit in the fall, when the park is drenched in vibrant hued foliage.
The Kathryn Albertson Park is located off South American Boulevard, just about a mile from downtown Boise. The park, which is open from sunrise to sunset, contains a parking lot and restroom facilities and is free to access. For more information, visit Kathryn Albertson Park's website.
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