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Great place to just relax

Besides areas to walk there are picnic areas (only problem here I think you have to reserve areas... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing Park

Our kids loved Stephens Park! They had a great time with their cousins in the splash pad and... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Springfield, Illinois
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2001 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201
+1 573-442-5862
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Besides areas to walk there are picnic areas (only problem here I think you have to reserve areas), walking areas, and places where young people can play.

Thank Glwf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a park this size the bathrooms are inadequate. There are a couple different places to park and a community building. I helped plant some of the trees on the north hillside a dozen years ago when I participated with Treekeepers.

Thank Deb D
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Our kids loved Stephens Park! They had a great time with their cousins in the splash pad and swimming in the lake. Beautiful.

Thank Dawnie_Bird
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We enjoy taking our grandkids to the water fountain sprinklers, and the lake for swimming. The park is kid friendly, and clean.

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I went here with my family while in town from Chicago. This is a great place for a family, couple, and family with kids. Beautiful scenery and walking and running paths. It’s a great place for relaxation or exercise.

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

There was so much controversy years ago on whether the city should buy this property and make a park. It is now a show place and constantly used by so many people. The parks and recreation department has done and extraordinary job each and every...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Very nice. Great walk and nice clean park with lots to do and see. Very enjoyable. Nice trees and the water park for kids was really nice.

Thank debi612016
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Bring a frisbee, a dog, a spouse, or a beer...you'll enjoy them all here. Just make sure to buy your dog a beer, too.

Thank MisterLannister
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Great place to stroll or jog, with a nice lake and landscaping right in town on busy road. Parking lots and restrooms we will go here again.

Thank travelingartist_8
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Love bringing my kids here when I am in town. Great play areas. Fun trail to walk around the lake and see birds.

Thank Daniel M
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17 September 2018|
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Response from debi612016 | Reviewed this property |
No. It is small nothing available for rent.
7 July 2018|
Response from debi612016 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. We just walked
Mike D
20 June 2017|
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Response from Mumzie9196 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a launch site & you may fish