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Outdoor activities semi-close to Boise: Lake Lowell Park
March 28, 2022

Lake Lowell Park is a city park that offers a full day of boating, swimming wildlife viewing, and outdoor adventure for the whole family. 

Location: 12996 Iowa Avenue, Nampa, on the Upper Dam (east side) of Lake Lowell

Hours: Open year-round from dawn to dusk

Amenities: picnic tables, BBQ grills, restrooms, waters fountain, disc golf, fishing, boat ramp, birdwatching, swimming with lifeguards, hiking, hunting, and story trail

Reservations: not offered

Fees: no day-use fees at this park

Motorized and no-motorized boating are allowed from April 15 to September 30. 

Story trail: From May to October a different story book is displayed each month on reading platforms located along a nature trail in the park. Trail route is marked in white

For more information about Lake Lowell Park please visit

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