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Field Park

902 Range Line St.

This neighborhood park is located at the intersection of Range Line St. and Wilkes Blvd., next to Eugene Field Elementary School and across the street from Columbia College. The park serves as a neighborhood gathering place for use by the school and community. It has picnic tables, an outdoor classroom, drinking fountain, and park benches. Grove Construction is housed in the Heibel-March building on the corner of the park property through a conveyance/lease with the City of Columbia.
Flat Branch Park

Flat Branch Park

101 S. 4th St.

Flat Branch Park is located in downtown Columbia. The park runs along Flat Branch Creek and extends across two city blocks. The park includes a gazebo, picnic areas, spraygrounds, playground, art sculpture, demonstration rain garden, historical plaques, and is a trailhead for the MKT Trail. You can travel the MKT Trail all the way from Flat Branch Park to the statewide Katy Trail without having to cross a street. There is a bridge access to the Convention and Visitors Bureau located on the other side of the creek from the park.
Forum Nature Area

Forum Nature Area

2701 Forum Blvd.

Forum Nature Area is a trailhead for the MKT Trail off of Forum Blvd., with a parking lot, year-round restroom, water fountain, and stretching stations. The nature area has over 100 acres to explore off of the MKT Trail via loop gravel trails around the wetlands area. No bikes allowed in the nature area.
Gans Creek Recreation Area

Gans Creek Recreation Area

3360 E. Gans Rd.

Gans Creek Recreation Area is a 320-acre regional park in southeast Columbia on E. Gans Road off of Highway 63 at the Discovery Parkway exit. Currently, the park has multipurpose sports game fields with more amenities under construction. It is the site of Columbia's future proposed premiere cross county track.
Garth Nature Area

Garth Nature Area

2799 N. Garth Ave.

Garth Nature area has 1.6 miles of gravel trails around the wetlands, a fenced leash-free dog park, restroom, and is a trailhead for the Bear Creek Trail. An abundance of birds and other wetlands wildlife make the wetland trails an interesting walk. Trail users can travel west on the Bear Creek Trail from Garth Nature Area to Cosmo Park (2.5 miles) or travel east on the Bear Creek Trail from Garth Nature Area to Albert-Oakland Park (2.3 miles).
Gates Park Property

Gates Park Property

This 65.8-acre property is currently undeveloped park land. It was acquired in 2016 with funds from the 2010 Park Sales Tax. The property includes one parcel (60.81 acres) which was purchased from Michael Tompkins for $360,000 and another parcel (5 acres) donated by Mr. Tompkins. The two parcels acquired will provide future access for the Little Bonne Femme Trail as shown in the 2013 Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan. Development is unfunded at this time and could possibly be a proposed project in the next Park Sales Tax ballot.
Grasslands Park

Grasslands Park

21 E. Clarkson Rd.

This neighborhood park has a playground, picnic area, and connection to the MKT Trail. Residents in the Grasslands neighborhood petitioned the City Council for the park and raised the funds to purchase the property. A portion of the development cost was also funded through private donations.
Grindstone Nature Area deer

Grindstone Nature Area

2011 Old Hwy. 63 S.

This large nature area is a leash-free area for dogs (except on the Hinkson Creek Trail), has over five miles of nature trails, a picnic shelter, restrooms, and is a trailhead for the HInkson Creek Trail and the Grindstone Creek Trail. Wildflowers grow in the prairie areas.
Hickman Pool

Hickman High School

1104 N. Providence Rd.

Columbia Parks and Recreation has co-operative use of Hickman High School tennis courts, children's playground, and Hickman Municipal Pool. The tennis courts and playground are open to the public after school hours and when they are not in school use. The indoor pool is open to the public only during Parks and Recreation scheduled programs.
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Highpointe Park

801 Huntridge Dr.

This neighborhood park has a non-reservable shelter, half basketball court, playground, sand volleyball court, open playfield, and a 0.4 loop trail (includes sidewalk along Huntridge Drive.)
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.
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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.
Shelter

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.
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Kyd Park

2210 Garnet Ave.

Kid Park is undeveloped and serves as green space for the residential neighborhood off Garnet Avenue in north-central Columbia.
Lake of the Woods Recreation Area

Lake of the Woods Recreation Area

6700 St. Charles Rd.

Lake of the Woods Recreation Area has an 18-hole golf course, clubhouse with concessions, driving range, fishing lake, and outdoor swimming pool. It's a great place for family recreation. The golf course has three sets of tees, sand traps, mature trees, large zoysia fairways, bentgrass greens, lakes, golf cart paths, and tee to green watering systems. The course is open year round, weather permitting. Lake of the Woods Pool features a double water slide, bathhouse, shade umbrellas, and lounge chairs.
Lang Park

Lange Park

2011 Smiley Ln.

This neighborhood park off of Smiley Lane is adjacent to Lange Middle School. It has a small non-reservable shelter, playground and walking trail. Through a co-operative agreement with Columbia Public Schools, this park was developed on school property. The 400-meter track north of the park and behind the school received funding assistance from the Park Sales Tax and is open to the public after school hours and when not in school use.
Lions-Stephens Park

Lions-Stephens Park

104 N. Williams St.

This neighborhood park is located in central Columbia and is bordered by four city streets - William, Walnut, Ann, and Windsor Streets. It features a non-reservable shelter, two playgrounds, and a fitness station trail through the park.
Playground at Longview Park

Longview Park

4980 Gillespie Bridge Rd.

This 11-acre neighborhood park can be accessed from the northwest off Lisa Lorane Drive (off of Longview Drive) and from the east off the Treatment Plant Access Road across from W Knox Drive off of Gillespie Bridge Road. The park features a small non-reservable shelter, half basketball court, open play field, 0.75-acre pond, and a 0.5 mile gravel trail. The property was formerly sewer utility property that was transferred to the Parks and Recreation Department in exchange for a sewer easement across Stephens Lake Park.
Louisville Park

Louisville Park

806 Louisville Dr.

This neighborhood park can be accessed from the east off of Manhasset Drive and from the west from Louisville Avenue. The park features a half basketball court, non-reservable shelter, playground, loop trail, and open play field. It has a demonstration rain garden, native tree exhibit, and a magnificent oak tree off the terminus of Manhasset Drive.
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Magnolia Falls Park

4820 S. Old Mill Creek Rd.

Magnolia Falls Park was donated by Beacon Street Properties, LLC and was acquired by the Parks and Recreation Department in 2014. It's development was included in the 2015 Park Sales Tax Implementation Plan and is scheduled in Fiscal Year 2019. The park development planning will go through the public input and City Council process.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial at Battle Garden

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial at Battle Garden

800 W Stadium Blvd, Columbia, MO 65203, USA

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.
McKee St. Park

McKee Street Park

1900 McKee St.

This neighborhood park has a small shelter with a bike rack and playground located at the corner of McKee Street and Orchard Lane. The park also offers a 0.15 concrete trail that encircles the playground, crosses the creek and leads to a full basketball court and open play field with a backstop.
Nifong Park

Nifong Park

2900 E. Nifong Blvd.

Nifong Park is known for its historical properties. It is home to the Walters-Boone Historical Museum, the historical Village at Boone Junction, and Maplewood Home and grounds. The Maplewood Barn Theater hosts live shows and the park is host to the annual Heritage Festival. The park also has a reservable shelter, fishing lake and dock, playground, picnic areas, and restrooms.
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Oakwood Hills Park

2421 Lynnwood Dr.

This heavily wooded 10-acre neighborhood park has a 0.3-mile gravel trail well-suited for walking in a natural setting. Portions of the trail are relatively steep and are not considered wheelchair accessible. Other park amenities include a basketball court, playground, fitness cluster, and benches. The park and trail can be accessed from Lynnwood Drive (off Green Meadows Road) or Burrwood Dr.
Paquin Park

Paquin Park

212 Waugh St.

Paquin Park is a small neighborhood park located between Lee Elementary School and Paquin Tower. The park contains a small non-reservable shelter, half basketball court, shuffleball court, concrete game tables (ping-pong, chess, and checkers), and raised garden beds that are primarily used by Paquin residents.