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Idaho Fish and Game

MK Nature Center access sign on the Boise Greenbelt
Nature Center
MK Nature Center
Before you go

The Idaho Fish and Game MK Nature Center offers a unique wildlife experience on a 4.6-acre site along the Boise River Greenbelt. The StreamWalk and Visitor Center provide a glimpse of Idaho's many landscapes and abundant wildlife. Underwater viewing windows along the stream walk give visitors a fish-eye view of the world.

Visitor Center and Gift Shop

The visitor's center houses a variety of educational displays focusing on Idaho's wildlife and habitats. Taxidermy and artwork help visitors explore these topics. An observation beehive gives visitors and up-close look at the activity in the hive while also learning the importance of pollinators. The auditorium viewing windows offer opportunities to watch birds as they visit feeders. Make sure to stop by the gift shop for nature-themed gifts. All proceeds directly support nature center activities. More info

MK Nature Center pond bridge in the fall
Visitor Center and Gift Shop

Open Tuesday - Sunday from 10a.m. to 3p.m.
Please note, the center is closed on Mondays, all Federal holidays, Christmas and New Years Eve.

The nature center paths and outdoor viewing areas are open year-round from dawn to dusk.

Location Facts

Hours and Address:

  • The grounds will remain open every day, from dawn to dusk.
  • 600 S. Walnut Street, Boise, Idaho 83712
Location Things to Know

No Dogs, Please
We love dogs, but to protect native wildlife and plants, please leave your dog safely at home. Service dogs are welcome.