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 Plansopens PDF file

30 Mile Loop Planopens PDF file

East Walnut Plan Revisionsopens PDF file

Media Inquiries: Tammy Miller, Marketing Specialist, 573-874-7465, tammy.miller@como.govcreate new email

Project input: Mike Snyder, Park Planning Superintendent, 573-874-7204, mike.snyder@como.govcreate new email

Council Items

Initial Public Comment on the Trail Project:

    • 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 from October 5, 2018 to November 8, 2018 surveyopens PDF file .

Public Comment on the East Walnut Street Improvements:

Project Status: Project has been approved by Council with the revisions to the East Walnut Plan. Grading work began in October of 2020.


Related Article:

Capital Improvement Program

Hinkson Creek Trail