Select Page

Bose Forest Park opens on site of historic Surrey homestead

Bose Forest Park opens on site of historic Surrey homestead

Surrey, BC | West Cloverdale’s new Bose Forest Park marked its grand opening last Saturday with a family-friendly community event. Designed to include a nature based playground, extensive pathway and trail network, and social gathering spaces, the new 7.4 hectare (18.3 acre) park is located at the site of the original homestead of Surrey pioneer Henry Bose.

“On behalf of Council, I would like to thank Roger Bose and the Bose family for their contributions in guiding the vision and design of Bose Forest Park,” said Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner. “This beautiful parkland will be a wonderful community gathering space, and its amenities and natural areas will be enjoyed by residents for generations to come.”

Bose Forest Park includes an approximately 80-year-old mature forest and a wetland environment which provides habitat for seven mammal species and 21 bird species.

“The preservation of Bose Forest Park’s mature forest and wetland is an important addition to Surrey’s protected natural areas,” said Councillor Bruce Hayne, Chair of the Parks, Recreation and Sports Tourism Committee. “Biodiversity conservation is a key foundation to a healthy, sustainable, livable community.”

From the park, residents can access the Hook Greenway, a multi-use path that extends approximately two kilometres from 64 Avenue at 165 Street, north east of Bose Forest Park, to 57 Avenue at 168 Street, leading to Guy Richardson Park.

Grand opening activities included children’s entertainers and nature based activities. For more information on Surrey’s parks visit

About The Author

Surrey604 Staff

Surrey604 is an online magazine and media outlet based in Surrey, BC. Through writing, video, photography, and social media, we secure an intimate reach to the public. We promote local events and causes.

Submit Free

Upcoming Events

Recent Posts

Newly Launched 5X Festival and Conference Creates a Home for Global South Asian Culture

Published 4/19/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

A block party, street bhangra battles, art nights, workshops and talks, the Metro Vancouver-based 5X Festival celebrates the evolution of global South Asian culture from June 13-17 2018. Headliners include Punjabi music superstars Sharry Mann and Jasmine Sandlas, international influencers and YouTube stars like KayRay and Manpreet Toor, and incredible local… read more ❯

Pop Up Junk Drop 2018 * May 5

Published 4/19/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Pop Up Junk Drop is back for 2018
FREE & Easy Disposal
Surrey Operations Centre Parking Lot
6549 – 148 St.
Saturday, MAY 5,  10am – 4pm

Up Coming dates: Saturdays, May 5, May 26, June 16, July 14
From 10am to 4pm.
For more information:
Help Us by… read more ❯

Surrey Students NOW Founders Run as School Board Trustee Candidates

Published 4/18/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Three founding members of the advocacy group Surrey Students NOW will run for School Board Trustee in Surrey’s upcoming civic election. Running are Cindy Dalglish, Charlene Dobie, and Mary-Em Waddington. Cindy Dalglish is a stalwart advocate for education in Surrey and she holds all three levels of government accountable for the dire straits of education in… read more ❯

What Can We Expect from Online Gaming?

Published 4/17/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

If you asked any player about their experiences with online gaming, they will likely wax lyrical about how enjoyable they are. While they may be thrilling and truly entertaining now, it’s always important to remember that there is still lots more to come from one of the world’s fastest growing industries. With the technology that goes into making online… read more ❯

Benefits and risks of eating fish

Published 4/11/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Is eating fish on a regular basis healthy or not? That seems to be the question of our century as there are people who do not consume it either because they do not like the taste or because of their regimens. Pescatarians are fewer compared to vegetarians and vegans these days, and so it is that fish has become a less popular source of nutrients over the… read more ❯