Idaho Botanical Gardens


The Idaho penitentiary’s original farm and nursery is now this lush, 33-acre landscaped space. It features English-style, rose, and meditation gardens; a children’s adventure space; a tea house; and the Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden, which showcases plants collected on the expedition between Great Falls, Montana, and The Dalles, Oregon. You’ll also find a varied collection of sculpture throughout the property.


2355 Old Penitentiary Rd.
Boise, Idaho 83712


43.60180300, -116.16540500

Open Hours

Mon.--Thurs. 9--5; Fri.--Sun. 9--7.
Visit Website
(208) 343-8649

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