MK Nature Center Visitor Center/Gift Shop

Wildlife Room

Visitor Center
Come inside the for hands-on activities like making animal tracks in the sand, touching animal pelts, antlers, horns and skulls.

See full body taxidermy mounts of Idaho wildlife including grizzly bear, cougar, mountain goat, wolf, elk, caribou, bald eagle, waterfowl, trout, salmon and more.

Gift Shop
Learn, shop, and support the Nature Center’s educational program all at the same time! Our small but well-stocked gift shop offers a surprising variety of products.

Plush Animals | Socks and Hats | Field Guides | Jewelry | Toys | Posters | T-Shirts | Children's Books

All profits are used to support our educational efforts and we strive to buy local and environmentally friendly items.

Need more information? Contact Sue Dudley at or 208-287-2900.

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600 South Walnut, Boise, Idaho 83712
Phone: (208) 334-2225

Visitor Center/Gift Shop Hours

  • Tuesday-Friday
       — 9 am to 5 pm.
  • Saturday-Sunday
       — 11 am to 5 pm.
  • Christmas Eve
       — 10 am to 2:30 pm.
  • CLOSED: Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve and Day.
Ocean Sole
Ocean Sole products are made entirely out of flip-flops that are found littered on beaches and in waterways of Kenya.
Nettles Jewelry
Nettles Jewelry, recycled glass and metals.