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15 Free Things to Do in Nampa Idaho


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Hey everybody Treasure Valley Dave here! Have you ever thought about living in Nampa, Idaho? Well, if you did move here, what would you be able to do? Is there anything fun to do in Nampa? Of course there is! So stick around and read through all of the 15 Free Things to Do in Nampa Idaho!

1. Lake Lowell

Lowell Lake Lowell is a small but charming lake along Lake Avenue. It’s a great place to come to in the spring and summer. You can just see for miles and miles out here! Some of the best things to do here are:

  • Bird watching
  • Sightseeing
  • Hiking
  • Boating
  • Fishing

They have several boat launches here to make getting in and out of the lake easy. There’s also a nature center here where you can learn about all of the wildlife in the area! Go check out more of Lake Lowell!

2. Dog Park

The dog park is where you can bring your fur babies to have fun with other people’s fur babies! If you didn’t know, fur babies are pets! It’s an off leash park and it has been open since 2009. It is just perfect for letting your dog get the exercise it needs and a great way for him or her to get socialized! Even dogs need to mingle right?

3. Lakeview Park

Talk about a quiet place to have a picnic! Lakeview Park has 44 acres of greenery that really just sets the stage for a great day out. There’s a rose garden that allows you to come in and deadhead the roses. You can also reserve a spot out here to really maximize your privacy, it’s perfect for all of those romantics out there!

4. Wilson Springs

This is a beautiful pond with a walking path. It’s kind of like a miniature Greenbelt. In fact, it connects to the Greenbelt in Nampa! I don’t want you to misunderstand, when I say pond I mean POND. This area spans 55 acres just to give you an idea of how large it really is. And just up the way a little bit is the hatchery where they grow fish. You can grow fish right?

5. Nampa Greenbelt

If you’ve never been to a greenbelt before, what they are is really a ton of interconnected paths that make for some of the best walking or hiking around. Hiking is really just walking but the angle and steepness changes right? Along the greenbelt in Nampa are some businesses like a fitness center, there’s some apartments, can you imagine living right off of the greenbelt? 

6. Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge

This was that nature center I mentioned when we were talking about Lake Lowell. It features local flora and fauna, birds, small reptiles, and amazing scenery. You’ll have to come check it out! We also did a walkthrough tour ourselves!

7. Snake River Canyon Scenic Byway

Alright this is a little bit different of a location, but it’s still worth mentioning and checking out. You start off by going on Highway 45 south of Nampa um that’s really 12th Avenue Road South, and then that turns into Highway 45. Exploring this byway shows you a rich tapestry of scenic locations and people places and showcases Idaho’s genuine beauty. You couldn’t have a Snake River Scenic Byway without the Snake River right? This is where you will get some of the best views of the river.

8. Jog Along the Wilson Pathway

Wilson Pathway spans three miles and is perfect for all of you fitness enthusiasts. Not only are you breathing in fresh air while you work out, your outdoor gym couldn’t be much more scenic than this.

9. Disc Golf at Osborne Park

If you’re unsure what disc golf is, imagine golf but the hole is basically a basketball hoop and the ball is a frisbee. Oh, and there’s no clubs. There’s a National Night Out hosted here at the park which I’m sure makes for some fun times. They bring in fire trucks, karaoke, just all kinds of stuff! And of course, yes, there is a walking path as well!

10. Liberty Park

Liberty Park is known for its top-notch playground equipment and they do have some great equipment. They’ve got the shelter over there for picnics and restrooms. They’ve also got a soccer set up and basketball as well. This park has features guaranteeing your toddler will have a blast!

11. West Roosevelt Skate Park

You can find this skate park right over at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Elementary School. The Nampa Youth Coalition and Sally Reese Foundation funded the construction of the skate park back in 2004. If you’re an avid skater you don’t want to miss the skate park in Nampa. It’s got all of the features you would want in a skate park such as ramps, rails, ledges, stairs, pipes, and plenty more. 

Well, thank you for reading! Wait? That wasn’t 15 Free Things to Do in Nampa, Idaho! That was only 11…

You’re right. We’ve done so many videos for our YouTube Channel that we invite you to head on over there and see if you can find a few more things to do in Nampa! 

In Closing

If you’re thinking about Idaho, maybe it’s a place that you want to check out because you’ve heard a lot of good things about it give me a call or send a text to 208-860-2004 or email our team at info@tresurevalleydave.com we’ve all moved here from someplace else and we’re all so absolutely glad that we did.


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