Best Local Public Sports Facility

Albertsons Stadium

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For the legions of college football fans who tune in to watch games played at Albertsons Stadium, Boise is identified by one thing: the field's famous blue turf. Laid down in 1986, Boise State University's so-called "Smurf turf" was the first of its kind—no other school had ever installed an entire field with anything other than green Astroturf, and the distinction remained for more than 20 years. Even after a name change from Bronco Stadium to Albertsons Stadium in 2014, the blue remains as true as Broncos' fans, who have 36,387 seats available to fill on game days. broncosports.com

2nd Place: Camel's Back trails, ridgetorivers.org

3rd Place: Ann Morrison Park, parks.cityofboise.org

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