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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

  • Outdoors
    • Patio with seat wall
    • Pond feature with two waterfalls
    • Water Garden
  • Trails
    • Hard surface walking loop (457 ft.)


Park History

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.  She was 26 years old. Bowden Park was constructed by Coil Construction in 2016 on land owned by Boone Hospital Center. The park is adjacent to Boone Hospital Nifong Medical Plaza. The dedication ceremony was held May 11, 2016 at the site. By mutual agreement, the park is maintained by Columbia Parks and Recreation.

police officer Molly Bowden

Molly Bowden Memorial Plaque

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