Bowler Park

4403 S. Surprise Way, Boise

Bowler Park is a 24.62 acre park in Southeast Boise near Surprise Valley.

This property was acquired from Beth and Bruce Bowler in 1995.

Hours of Operation

Park is open from sunrise to sunset.


4403 S Surprise Way

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There is on site parking available.


Restroom is currently not open but a portable restroom is available for use.

Park Restroom Information


Available by reservation or first come, first served.

Disc Golf

Course will be a 9 holes. Currently, the first 5 holes have baskets and we are waiting on more baskets to come in.

Dog Off-Leash

Dogs and their owners should be sure to follow the city's leash ordinance going to and coming from the dog park, and follow the dog off-leash rules and regulations while visiting the park. Learn more.

This 1.25 acre enclosed park includes a shy dog area. Additional amenities include shelter, trash cans and a watering station with dog bowl. Surface material is chat.

Outdoor Gym

Use of the equipment, which is accessible year round, is free to the public. Are you a gym newbie? Don't worry. Each piece of equipment has posted instructions.

Learn more about each piece of equipment and sample workouts on's website.


Playground has features for ages 2-5 and ages 5-12.

Playground surface is bonded rubber.

4/28/22: The Corkscrew Slide is currently closed based on user feedback and experience, and our parks division is looking into options for the future of the amenity.


Restroom is currently not open but a portable restroom is available for use.

Park Restroom Information


Motorized vehicles, including electric mobility devices and e-scooters, are not allowed in City of Boise skate parks.

Smoking Prohibition

Smoking and vaping are prohibited in all City of Boise parks, including within 20 feet of the Boise River Greenbelt, except in designated areas within Ann Morrison and Julia Davis Parks and at city-owned golf courses.


Unauthorized vehicles will be towed at owner's risk and expense. You can contact Boise Valley Towing by calling (208) 389-9707.

Master Plan

The Master Plan is a concept drawing illustrating recreation facilities and landscape features planned for a park site.  It does not necessarily represent what amenities are currently in a park. 


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