Camel’s Back Park


Nestled in the heart of Boise, Idaho, Camel's Back Park is a picturesque and beloved destination for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a diverse range of activities amidst a backdrop of natural beauty. This urban park, with its hiking trails, scenic vistas, and recreational opportunities, provides a serene escape into the great outdoors.

Trails and Hiking

One of the primary draws of Camel's Back Park is its network of hiking and biking trails. The park is known for its extensive system of well-maintained paths, making it a favorite spot for hikers, trail runners, and mountain bikers. Whether you're seeking a leisurely walk or a challenging hike with rewarding views, the park has a trail for you.

Camel's Back Hill

At the center of the park lies Camel's Back Hill, a distinctive ridge that offers panoramic views of the surrounding area, including the city of Boise, the Boise River, and the foothills. It's a popular spot for visitors to hike to the top and savor the stunning vistas. The hill is also a popular location for picnics and gatherings.

Playground and Picnicking

Camel's Back Park features a playground where children can enjoy active play. It's an ideal spot for families looking to spend quality time outdoors. Additionally, the park provides numerous picnic tables and open areas, making it perfect for picnics and outdoor gatherings with friends and family.

Recreational Opportunities

The park offers recreational amenities such as sand volleyball courts and open grassy fields, providing opportunities for organized sports and casual play. Whether you're interested in a game of volleyball or a friendly frisbee toss, Camel's Back Park accommodates a variety of activities.

Dogs Welcome

Camel's Back Park is a dog-friendly destination. It's a popular choice for dog owners who want to take their furry companions on a walk or hike. The park encourages responsible pet ownership, and dogs must be kept on a leash.

Community Events

Throughout the year, the park hosts a variety of community events and gatherings. These events may include outdoor yoga sessions, fitness classes, and family-oriented activities that bring the community together and celebrate the beauty of the park.

Winter Recreation

Even in the winter months, Camel's Back Park remains a hub of activity. When snow blankets the park, it becomes a destination for sledding and winter sports, offering a unique experience for those who appreciate the outdoors year-round.


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