Albert-Oakland Shelter #2

Albert-Oakland Park

1900 Blue Ridge Rd.

Albert-Oakland Park is a 79-acre community park that features Columbia's largest municipal pool, two 18-hole disc golf courses, six dedicated pickleball courts, basketball and tennis courts, lighted baseball/softball fields, reservable picnic shelters, playgrounds, and much more! It is a trailhead for the 4.8 mile Bear Creek Trail.
American Legion Archery Range

American Legion Park

3675 Legion Lane

American Legion Park is a 17-acre community park that is home to the only archery range in Columbia's park system. It also has two lighted baseball fields, concession stand/restrooms, fishing pond, reservable picnic shelter, and playground. American Legion Herbert Williams Post 202 is located on 3 acres of the 20-acre property.
Bonnie View Nature Area

Bonnie View Nature Sanctuary

3300 Rollins Rd.

Bonnie View Nature Area is the trailhead for the Scott's Branch Trail. It has a medium-size reservable shelter, restroom, and beautiful natural areas to explore on the 93-acre property. The park is adjacent to the Columbia Audubon Nature Sanctuary. No dogs are allowed on the trail in the Columbia Audubon Nature Sanctuary.

Burford Shelter

Cosmo Park

1615 Business Loop 70 W.

Cosmo Park is Columbia's largest municipal park, one of two regional parks in the park system. It is host to the annual Show-Me State Games as well as many soccer, football, lacrosse, softball, baseball, golf, mountain bike, and skateboard tournaments and events. It has the largest playground in Columbia's park system, is home to Columbia Skate Park and a trailhead for the Bear Creek Trail.
Cosmo-Bethel Lake

Cosmo-Bethel Park

4500 Bethel St.

This 40-acre community park is adjacent to Gentry Middle School. It shares a 12-court tennis complex with Columbia Public Schools, has a fishing lake with a lakeside trail, reservable shelters, playground, horseshoe pits, year-round restroom, and baseball/softball practice field. In the winter, the lake is stocked with trout for a winter trout fishing program. In the winter when the lake ice depth meets the criteria, the lake is opened for ice fishing.

Fairview Park – School

1001 Fairview Rd.

This community park is adjacent to Fairview Elementary School off of Fairview Road. It shares a parking lot with the school on the north side of the park. The park includes four tennis courts, a reservable shelter, restroom, garden plots (available for rent), playground, and soccer practice fields. The east side of the park is heavily wooded, with more open space on the west side. The park has a connection to the Scott's Branch Trail.
Indian Hills Trail

Indian Hills Park

5009 Aztec Blvd.

This community park in northeast Columbia has an 18-hole disc golf course, dog park, reservable shelter, baseball/softball field, three playgrounds, basketball court, grass volleyball court, restrooms (in season), and a 0.8 mile loop trail. You can access the park from the west off of Aztec Blvd. and from the east off of Sandrock Drive.
Photo of Jay Dix Station

Jay Dix Station

3725 S. Scott Blvd.

Jay Dix Station is a trailhead for the MKT Trail. It has a reservable shelter, playground, mountain bike skills course, full basketball court, fitness stations, and open play field. Because of the MKT Trail history, the park has a train station theme. Park users can travel through the underpass to the east side of Scott Blvd. to access restrooms, water fountain, and a bike repair station. Jay Dix Station property is owned by Boone County and is under the management of Columbia Parks and Recreation through a cooperative agreement.

Kiwanis Park

926 College Park Dr.

This heavily wooded community park has two large reservable shelters, restrooms, fire ring, and nature trails. It is adjacent to Russell Boulevard Elementary School, which has a basketball court, playground, and an outdoor classroom.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial at Battle Garden

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial at Battle Garden

800 W. Stadium Blvd.

This beautiful garden is home to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial - an art sculpture by Barbara Grygutis. The gardens can be reserved for outdoor weddings. There is a reservable picnic shelter, reservable MKT Trailside Building, and seasonal restrooms. The area also serves as a trailhead for the MKT Trail.
Photo of Nifong Park

Nifong Park

2900 E. Nifong Blvd.

2900 E. Nifong Blvd. (North entrance) 3700 Ponderosa St. (East entrance) Park Amenities Boone Junction Historical Village Pop Collins Cabin Easley Country Store Ryland Victorian House Shotgun House Lakes Fishing Lake … Continue reading Nifong Park
Photo of sign at Rock Quarry Park

Rock Quarry Park

2002 Grindstone Pkwy.

Park Amenities Activity Areas Basketball Court (1, full court) Pickleball Courts (2, on tennis courts) Playgrounds (1) Tennis Courts (2) Volleyball Courts (1, sand) Fields – Practice Baseball/Softballopens in … Continue reading Rock Quarry Park

Shepard Boulevard Park Shelter

Shepard Boulevard Park – School

2717 Shepard Blvd.

Park Amenities Activity Areas Basketball Court (2 half-courts, at school) Pickleball Courts (2, on tennis court) Playgrounds (1) Tennis Courts (2, at school) Volleyball Courts (1, sand) Fields – Practice Baseball/Softball (1)  Socceropens … Continue reading Shepard Boulevard Park – School

Smith Park Shelter

Smith Park

3350 Waco Rd.

Smith Park is a community park near Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School. The park sits on 50 acres complete with a 2.8 acre pond and a reservable shelter.
Stephens Lake Park entry sign

Stephens Lake Park

2001 E. Broadway

Park Amenities Activity Areas Playgrounds (3) Amphitheater Aquatics Water Play Areas Waterfalls (2) Lakes (11 acres) Fishing Lake (1) East side of boardwalk Non-motorized boating Swimming Lakes (1) Open May 1 to September 30 Unguarded facility, swim at your own risk Winter Sports Outdoors Children’s … Continue reading Stephens Lake Park

Twin Lakes Recreation Area

2500 Chapel Hill Rd.

Twin Lakes Recreation Area is a 73 acre community park in Southern Columbia. Amenities include a fishing lake, a water play area for kids, picnic areas, and access to the County House Trail.

Waters-Moss Memorial Wildlife Area

1907 Hillcrest Dr.

Park Amenities Activity Areas Playgrounds Hillcrest Community Center Jones House Outdoors Forested land Grindstone Creek Limestone bluffs Picnic Areas Reservable Facilities (3) Moss Building Waters House Waters-Moss Shelter Restrooms (open April 15 to Oct. 15) Trails Grindstone Creek Trail