MK Nature Center
Boise, Idaho
1-800-84-IDAHO (1-800-844-3246)
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MK Nature Center in Boise, Idaho.
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The MK Nature Center is a sample of wild Idaho. The mountain stream with its logjams and waterfall, the wetlands pond circled with willows and cattails, and the high desert garden with sagebrush and other native plants represent major ecosystems in the state. Trout, whitefish, kokanee, ducks, geese, great blue herons, songbirds, and mink are just some of the wildlife that live here.

The Center is open from dawn to dusk, every day of the year. Although there is no admission fee, donations are gratefully accepted, and support many worthy Nature Center projects that might go unfunded otherwise. Donation boxes are located inside the Visitor Center and on the outside path.

The Nature Center opened in 1990 as a Boise City Celebrations Centennial gift to the State of Idaho. It was developed by the Idaho Department of Fish & Game, with help from volunteers and donations from private individuals and corporations, such as Morrison-Knudsen.
Location information:

General Location: 600 South Walnut in Boise.
Directions: From Interstate 84:
Take the US-20/US-26/BROADWAY AVE exit, exit number 54. Turn NORTH onto US-20 W/US-26 W/BROADWAY AVE. Turn EAST onto PARK BLVD. Take PARK BLVD to WALNUT ST. (Be sure to be in the second lane from the left because this is the only lane that will allow you to stay on PARK BLVD). Turn SOUTH on WALNUT ST and look for MK Nature Center signs.
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Tours for groups of ten or more, by reservation only. Although school groups account for most of our tours, other groups are certainly welcome. Teachers and group leaders are encouraged to make reservations at least two weeks in advance and there is a fee of $1.00 per student; there is no charge for teachers and parents. Checks are preferred, but we accept cash as well. Please make checks payable to the Idaho Fish and Wildlife Foundation or the MK Nature Center. To schedule a tour please call (208) 334-2225.

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Visitor Center Building Tuesday-Friday — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays

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Snow Report Bogus Snow Report  (updated: Friday, January 30, 2015)
Open for the season.
new: 0"
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top: 35"
base: 35"
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