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Nestled north of Interstate 70 about three miles from the University of Missouri campus is the small Columbia neighborhood of Parkade Hills. An established residential community with modest homes, Parkade Hills is just west of North Providence Road. The neighborhood is semi-walkable, with some streets featuring pedestrian sidewalks. The Parkade Elementary school is located off Parkade Boulevard, south of West Craig Street.
Columbia’s Parkade Hills neighborhood is less than two miles from the Columbia Public Library. The Columbia Public Library on West Broadway is the regional headquarters for the Daniel Boone Library. In addition to more than 450,000 volumes, the library houses a permanent art collection from the Columbia Art League.
The Columbia Cosmopolitan Recreation Area, also known as Cosmo Park is west of the Parkade Hills neighborhood, a quick two mile drive. The 533-acre park is the city’s largest park and host site for the annual Show-Me State Games. The park is linked to Albert-Oakland Park via the 4.8-mile Bear Creek Trail. The Rhett’s Run dirt trail extends more than two miles, ideal for mountain biking. The park also has a paved fitness trail for walkers, joggers, and skaters.
Cosmo Park is a center for recreation in Columbia. In addition to the L.A. Nickell 18-hole golf course, the park has facilities for soccer, football, lacrosse, volleyball, tennis, and baseball/softball. Located on the north side of Cosmo Park is the Columbia Skate Park. It sprawls across 28,000-square feet and is free of charge. The park is also home to the city’s largest playground, the Steinberg Playground. The off-leash dog park is located in the Bear Creek Area of the park.
The Columbia Mall off Interstate 70 is minutes from Cosmo Park and only three miles from Parkade Hills. The mall opened in 1985. It is the largest enclosed regional mall in Missouri.