Columbia Cosmopolitan Recreation Area, commonly referred to as Cosmo Park, is a city park in Columbia, Missouri. At 533acre, it is the largest park in Columbia. It is also the location of the annual Show-Me State Games.Make Cosmo Park a part of your Columbia vacation plans using our Columbia trip planning website.
The park is built on the location of the former Columbia Municipal Airport. The runways were rebuilt as parking lots, and the old layout of the airport can be seen in aerial imagery.
On September 17, 2007, the park was proposed as a possible location for Columbia's third high school. On October 10, 2007 City Council rejected this proposal.
SportsL.A. Nickell Golf Course
The park features a par 70, 18-hole golf course that is open year-round (weather permitting). The course has no formal dress code; golf carts, a driving range, and lessons are all available.
Columbia Skate Park
The park contains a 28000sqft skate park that was opened in 1999. The skate park was built with the help of skateboarders and inline skaters.
Additional sports facilities available:
Antimi Sports Complex - eight baseball/softball/tee-ball fields. Football fields - six Horseshoe pits - twelve Remote control car track Roller hockey rink Soccer fields - nineteen Tennis courts - eight Volleyball courts - six sand, one grass
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This was our go-to park when school was in session because it is so large that it can be hard to keep up when you have more than one. We recently returned to make a video for Adventures with C3 and... more »
Wow what a great park. I went to check out Bear Creek trail for a run. I passed lots of other cool things! Lots of space for sports and a skateboard park! The trail is a neat retreat so close to the..... more »
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