Idaho Aquarium

This non-profit organization's mission is to provide education and inspiration to conserve oceanic life through exhibits of sharks, sea turtles and other sea creatures.

Volunteer Kids in Nature
  • Nearest Community: Boise
  • Region: Southwestern
  • Type: Wildlife

Idaho Military History Museum

This museum at Gowen Field preserves all military records, banners, and relics of the state as an enduring memorial of the patriotism and valor of the soldiers of Idaho.

Volunteer
  • Nearest Community: Boise
  • Region: Southwestern
  • Type: Museums

Idaho State Capitol

Inside Idaho’s stunning statehouse, constructed between 1905 and 1912 and recently restored, are executive offices, legislative chambers and displays of Idaho history and major industries.

Volunteer
  • Nearest Community: Boise
  • Region: Southwestern
  • Type: Historic Sites

J. Curtis Earl Arms Collection

From Bronze Age artifacts to 15th and 16th century swords, from 500-year-old firearms to modern weapons, this exhibit shares the story of arms and their relationship to events throughout history.

Volunteer
  • Nearest Community: Boise
  • Region: Southwestern
  • Type: Museums

Lake Lowell

Lake Lowell, near Nampa, is the site of 11,000-acre Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge, open for wildlife watching, fishing, hunting, and environmental education.

Volunteer
  • Nearest Community: Nampa
  • Region: Southwestern
  • Type: Lakes & Rivers

Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historic Site

Built by prisoners in 1870, this fascinating site offers an informative prison tour with cells, the gallows and rose gardens.

Volunteer
  • Nearest Community: Boise
  • Region: Southwestern
  • Type: Historic Sites

Our Memories Indian Creek Museum

Our Memories Indian Creek Museum is now owned and operated by the Canyon County Historical Society. It features over 20 exhibit rooms that tell the story of life in Canyon County many years ago.

Volunteer
  • Nearest Community: Caldwell
  • Region: Southwestern
  • Type: Museums

Owyhee County Historical Museum

Showcases Owyhee County history with an exhibit hall, school house, farm machinery and a mining stamp mill.

Volunteer
  • Nearest Community: Murphy
  • Region: Southwestern
  • Type: Museums

Pole Creek Wilderness

Come explore, improve your public lands, and get the kids and/or dogs outside with the BLM and Idaho Trails Association

Volunteer Kids in Nature
  • Nearest Community: Grand View
  • Region: Southwestern
  • Type: Outdoor Recreation

Roseberry General Store & Museum

The 1905 Roseberry General Store is home to memories and goods of yesteryear. The Roseberry townsite is home to the largest collection of Finnish buildings open to the public in the West.

Volunteer
  • Nearest Community: Donnelly
  • Region: Southwestern
  • Type: Shopping Areas