• Stephens Lake Beach and Spraygrounds
  • Stephens Lake Beach
  • Stephens Spraygrounds
  • Stephens Spraygrounds
  • Stephens Lake Beach and Spraygrounds
  • Stephens Lake Beach
  • Stephens Lake Beach
  • Stephens Spraygrounds
  • Stephens Lake Beach
  • Stephens Spraygrounds

Stephens Lake Beach (Unguarded) and Spraygrounds

100 Old 63 N.

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Stephens Lake Park

Contact Information

573-874-7460 (Parks & Rec main office)

Facility Information

  • Open from May 1 to September 30
  • Hours: Dawn (no earlier than 6 am) to dusk
  • FREE admission
  • Access from Old Hwy 63 entrance, park in west parking lot

Facility Amenities

  • Unguarded outdoor facility – swim at your own risk
  • Lake (includes both swimming and fishing areas)
    • 11 acres
    • Lake swimming in designated area only
    • Fishing/boating (non-motorized) on the east side of the boardwalk
  • Restrooms
  • Sand beach and grass area
  • Spraygrounds (chlorinated recycled water – activated by push button)

Facility Description

Stephens Lake Beach and Spraygrounds are FREE to the public and open from May 1 to September 30. There is a sand beach and a designated roped area for swimming. The lake is unguarded and visitors swim at their own risk.  Stephens Lake Park features the largest spraygrounds (5,782 sq. ft. ) in Columbia’s park system, with a variety of water spray features, such as spray rings, water columns, stream jets, geysers, and bubblers. Stephens Lake Park is centrally located in Columbia and is a family friendly place to cool off and have fun.