Capital Improvement Project: Hinkson Creek Trail – Stephens Lake Park to Clark Lane

Funding Fiscal Year: 2019 and 2020
Project Number: 00728
Project Budget: $950,000
Funding Source:

FY2019 $700,000 Park Sales Tax
FY2020 $250,000 Park Sales Tax 

Project Description: 
Project would add a 1.1 mile connecting trail from Stephens Lake Park to the new sidewalks on Clark Lane.

Preliminary Project Plans

30 Mile Loop Plan

Media Inquiries: Tammy Miller, Marketing Specialist, 573-874-7465,

Project input: Mike Snyder, Park Planning Superintendent, 573-874-7204,

Council Items

Public Comment:

  • Interested Parties Meeting: An interested parties meeting was held on October 25, 2018, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Riechmann Pavilion, 2300 E. Walnut St., Columbia, MO, 65201. 
  • Online Survey: An online survey was available from October 5, 2018 to November 8, 2018.
  • Parks and Recreation Commission:  Introduced improvements to the Parks and Recreation Commission on February 21, 2019.
  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Commission:  Park staff met with the members of the Bicycle & Pedestrian Commission on March 20, 2019.  
  • Disabilities Commission:  Staff presented the proposed construction plans for the extension of the Hinkson Creek Trail to the Disabilities Commission on April 11, 2019.  
  • View comments received.

Project Status: Design is underway.

Related Article:

Capital Improvement Program

Hinkson Creek Trail