Parks

The City of Mountain Home takes great pride in our local parks. We believe that a community that has accessibility to parks will have a stronger and healthier environment for all. Mountain Home has over 20 parks, each offering various amenities to accommodate the community’s needs.



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Call our office and have one of our staff members check the availability of your reservation request. 208-587-2112

Parks

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Carl Miller Park

Carl Miller Park is a centrally located notorious for hosting community gatherings, such as Air Force Appreciation Day.

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El Rancho Park

El Rancho Park is located directly across from the Historic Mellon Hotel as a beautiful entryway to the Downtown Core.

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Legacy Park

Legacy Park is one of Mountain Home's finest features partially created through donations from the community.

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Optimist Park

Optimist Park is home to one of the best motocross and BMX tracks in the state. Complete with bleachers for spectating, this park is one you don't want to miss.

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Railroad Park

Richard Aguirre Park is a family-friendly park where children can take advantage of the playground equipment or the neighboring swimming pool.

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Neighborhood Parks

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Basque Park

The Basque Park is known as one of Mountain Home's Historical Sites. The Basque Park has a historic handball court was once used to play the traditional Basque sport of Palota.

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Don Etter Park

The Don Etter Park was dedicated to long time Mayor Don Etter who was mayor from 1984 to 1999 and made possible by the Lions Club and local Mason Group.

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Ridgecrest Park

The Ridgecrest Park is one of Mountain Home's largest neighborhood parks with its large Gazebo and picnic tables.

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R. Claire Wetherell Park

The R. Clair Wetherell Park was dedicated to a long time public servant who has participated in multiple city boards, as well as the City Council and a member of the state legislation.

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Rosewood Park

The Rolling Hills Park is a great, quiet park for any type of function.

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Rolling Hills Park #5

The Rolling Hills Park #5 has playground equipment, picnic tables and plenty of grass for children to run and play.

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Outdoor Community Areas

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Walking Path

This 2.6-mile asphalted trail was designed with walking, running and biking in mind. The Walking Path has been a go-to spot for community members to get a breath of fresh air and exercise.  

Frontier Park

Along the Walking Path sits historical farm equipment known as Frontier Park. Be sure to check out the engraved signs outlining the complete history of each piece of equipment.  

Community Garden

The guiding principles of this garden is primarily food production, outdoor education and behavioral enhancement for troubled youth.