Nature of Park: Nature Area, Not fenced
Open to Public (DOG OWNERS BE AWARE RULES)
Location: Cosmo Nature Park, Columbia MO
Enrichment: NATURE, pond, tall grass, woods
Areas: Over 200 acres of off leash ares (leash must be one when on main trail)
Surface: Mud, grass, gravel, dirt, grass, water
Human Comfort: Wear your comfy walking shoes, and wear bug spray (dogs need heartworm, flea and tick prevention as well)
Nature of Park: Fenced off leash park
Open to Public
Location: Columbia MO
Enrichment: Pond for swimming
Areas: One area for all dogs
Surface: Gravel, dirty & grass
Human Comfort: A few benches and picnic tables
This park might have made it in our top 15 dog parks but it just didn’t seem to be a very popular dog park for the locals.
Nature of park: Fenced Off Leash
Open to the Public
Location: Columbia, MO
Enrichment: WATER!!!! A huge lake to swim in.
Areas: Three technically. One all dog area, one small dog area w/ water access, and one lake side area. *They usually have the all dog and lake access area open together.
Surface: mainly dirt & sand
Human Comfort: Quiet a few benches, some cool looking chairs and picnic benches all around the park.