Family Activities:

Stephens Lake Park


Stephens Lake Park

2001 E Broadway, Columbia, MO

This 116-acre park features a wealth of family-friendly activities in and out of the water. At the lake, families can enjoy swimming, fishing and non-motorized boating. The park also offers walking/hiking trails, three playgrounds, a sprayground, a playfield, picnic areas, and the Darwin and Axie Hindman Discovery Garden and Children’s Grove.

The park hosts special events through the year, like the Roots N Blues BBQ Festival and Art in the Park. During the winter, visitors can enjoy a sledding hill, ice skating (weather permitting) and ice fishing (weather permitting).

Park hours are from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Fishing hours are from 4:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Admission is free.