Best Public Parks in Columbia, MO

Handpicked Top 3 Public Parks in Columbia, MO. How do we actually find the most highly rated public park? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!


2001 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201

Outdoor Shelters, Picnic Shelters, Playgrounds, Amphitheater, Waterfalls, Walking Path, Free Wifi Internet Access & Lake

116 acres Park

Mon - Sun 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Beautiful park with many trails and bike paths. It has a lake with a beach open from June to October and it is a wonderful place to take children. The spray grounds are a clean and free way to enjoy the summer heat!
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5901 South Highway 163, Columbia, MO 65203

Since 1967

Picnic Areas, Trails, Hiking, Biking, Walking Path, Benches & Horseback Riding

Located in Boone County approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Columbia, Missouri

Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Sat & Sun Closed

Lots of trails! Known for the natural Rockbridge formation and devils icebox / Conners cave. Do some exploring and you'll find several remnants of old dwellings, smaller caves inaccessible to the public and several miles of interconnecting trails that sometimes have good elevated climbs.
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1615 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, MO 65202

Since 2007

Pavilions, Picnic Spots, Soccer Fields, Fishing, Softball Fields, RCA Course, Skate Park, Mountain Biking Trails & Tennis Courts

Offer 8 mile gravel path that connects to Albert Oakland park

Mon - Sun 6:00 am - 12:00 am

Amazing park with lots to do. The main playground is pretty unique with something for all age group of kids. The rest of the park is very nice as well with lots of fields for playing sports.
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