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

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

Map of Cosmo Parkopens PDF file

Map of Soccer Fieldsopens PDF file

Show-Me State Games Field Layoutopens PDF file

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, tennis, 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

Dog – Leash Free Area (Bear Creek Nature Area)

Fields – Game

Golf Courses


Picnic Areas 

Restrooms (7) (5 are open April 15 to October 15; 2 are open year round – Nickell/Lamb restroom and restroom near Football Field #4)

Columbia Skate Park


Capital Improvement Projects and Council Items

Stream Bank Stabilization Demonstration Project