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Tour | "Ladies of Boise" Grand Tour

  • BSU Student Union - Jordan Ballroom 1700 West University Drive Boise, ID, 83706 United States (map)

Title:    Julia Davis Park – Boise’s First Jewel

Presenter:  Toby Norton – City of Boise

Approved LACES course

Theme: Historic and natural significance of the park.

A walking tour that provides an introduction to Boise's first major park that was named after a great woman who influenced the City of Boise. This tour will highlight the unique history of this park and others and their critical role in the development of Boise.

Goal: Introduce park users to the unique history of the park and its role in the development of Boise.


1.      Appreciating the park’s history and local significance,

2.      Park evolution

3.      How to incorporate modern elements and pay tribute to history which encourages appropriate use of the park.

Audience: Small groups; mixed ages, families to seniors.

Duration:  60—90 minutes