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Ann Morrison Park marks 60-year anniversary

The 153-acre park was dedicated on June 7, 1959.
Credit: Boise Parks and Recreation
Spirit of Boise at Ann Morrison Park

BOISE, Idaho — Boise's beloved Ann Morrison Park is officially 60.

The 153-acre park was dedicated on June 7, 1959. The property for the park was purchased and donated by Morrison-Knudsen founder Harry Morrison to honor his wife, who died in 1957. 

Ann Morrison Park now holds a playground, central fountain and numerous sports fields and facilities, as well as serving as the take-out point for people floating the Boise River.  

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It is considered among Boise's "Ribbon of Jewels" series of parks.

Happy 60th, Ann Morrison Park!