• Molly Bowden Memorial Park
  • Molly Bowden Memorial Park
  • Bowden Park loop trail
  • Bowden Park

Bowden Park

Official Park Name: Molly Bowden Memorial Park

900 W. Nifong Blvd.

Directions Large Map

Acres: 0.7 (approx.)

Park Hours: 6 am to 11 pm

Multi-Use Trail Miles: 0.1 miles (457 ft.), hard surface walking loop

Park Facilities


  • Patio with seat wall
  • Pond feature with two waterfalls
  • Water Garden


  • Hard surface walking loop (457 ft.)

Molly Bowden Memorial Park was dedicated to Officer Molly Bowden, a City of Columbia police officer who was killed in the line of duty in 2005.  Bowden Park is on land owned by Boone Hospital Center and is adjacent to Boone Hospital Nifong Medical Plaza. By mutual agreement, the park is maintained Columbia Parks and Recreation. The park has a walking trail around water features and garden areas.

Bowden Park History