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Boise, Idaho Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in the city of Boise, Idaho.

Boise Greenbelt

Boise Greenbelt

Boise, Idaho
The Boise River Greenbelt is a recreational and alternate transportation trail along the banks of the Boise River through Boise, Idaho. The Boise Greenbelt is more of a greenway than a green belt since its character is linear.

Idaho Botanical Garden

Idaho Botanical Garden

Boise, Idaho 83712
The Idaho Botanical Garden botanical garden located on 50 acres (200,000 m2) at 2355 North Old Penitentiary Road, Boise, Idaho. After the penitentiary was closed, the land lay dormant for more than a decade, and in 1984 the gardens were first created.

Idaho State Capitol

Idaho State Capitol

Boise, County, Idaho 83702
The sandstone and marble Capitol was completed in 1920. The design of the building was designed to look like the U.S. Capitol in Washington,D.C. Local sandstone from east Boise's Tablerock Quarry was used as well as convict labor.

Old Idaho State Penitentiary

Old Idaho State Penitentiary

Boise, County, Idaho 83712
The Old Idaho State Penitentiary was a functional prison from 1872 to 1973. The first building, also known as the Territorial Prison, was constructed in the Territory of Idaho in 1870.

Top 4 Most Popular Boise Landmarks

  1. Idaho State Capitol
  2. Old Idaho State Penitentiary
  3. Boise Greenbelt
  4. Idaho Botanical Garden

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