• entrance to Cosmo Park
  • Cosmo Soccer
  • Rainbow Softball Center aerial
  • Burford Shelter
  • Columbia Skate Park
  • Cosmo Park Aerial
  • flowers at Cosmo Park
  • Cosmo Tennis Courts
  • hard surface trail at Cosmo Park
  • Cosmo Football
  • Steinberg
  • Cosmo car track
  • Cosmo Park horseshoe pits
  • Steinberg Playground Aerial
  • Antimi Fishing pond
  • Fishing pond
  • Urban Wussler Park Shelter
  • Bear Creek Trail Trees
  • Steinburg Playground
  • Cosmo park leash free area
  • Cosmo hockey rink
  • Cosmo park outdoor volleyball
  • Cosmo park golf course
  • Bocce ball courts at Cosmo Park

Cosmo Park

Official Park Name: Columbia Cosmopolitan Recreation Area

1615 Business Loop 70 W.

Directions Large Map

Acres: 533

Park Hours: 6 am to 12 am; Fishing Hours: 4:30 am to 11 pm

Multi-Use Trail Miles: 6.0 miles

Nature Trail Miles: 5.4 miles

Maps & Documents

Map of Cosmo Park

Show-Me State Games Field Layout

Map of Soccer Fields

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 – Steinberg Playground, is home to Columbia Skate Park and L. A. Nickell Golf Course, and is a trailhead for the Bear Creek Trail.

Park Amenities

Activity Areas

  • Bocce Ball Courts (4)
  • Horseshoe Pits (12, lighted)
  • Playgrounds (2) – Steinberg Playground and a tot lot
  • Remote Control Car Track
  • Roller Hockey Rink
  • Tennis Courts (8 lighted, also lined for age 10 and under)
  • Volleyball Courts (7 total, 6-sand, 1-grass)

Dog – Leash Free Area (Bear Creek Nature Area)

Fields – Game

Golf Courses


  • Fishing Lake (2 total, Nickell Lake and Antimi Lake – see map)

Picnic Areas 

Restrooms (6) (open April 15 to October 15; Nickell/Lamb restroom and restroom near football field #4 open year-round)

Columbia Skate Park


Capital Improvement Projects and Council Items

Stream Bank Stabilization Demonstration Project