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Bustling with industry, Tartan Highlands is largely a business district. Many companies are based in the area with Waco Road as the center, between Missouri B and Brown Station Road. To the north are Finger Lakes State Park and Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area. Shopping, dining, and entertainment are a short drive south in downtown Columbia.
The defining characteristic of this Columbia neighborhood is its thriving industrial section. Kraft Foods, FedEx Freight, and Mid Mo Recycling are just of the few of the companies that set up shop in Tartan Highlands. More than 30 companies are established in the area.
Less than five miles north is 2200 acre Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area, an ideal fishing spot. The area has 20 lakes, including the 52 acre Rocky Fork Lake, where bass, catfish, crappie, and sunfish can be caught. Further north is the 1,128 acre Finger Lakes State Park. The park has camping, fishing, swimming, picnicking, and 70 miles of off-road trails for the lake’s most popular activity, off-road riding.
Less than a ten minute drive south leads to the many attractions of downtown Columbia. Shopping, dining, comedy clubs, movie theaters, and much more can be found downtown. The area is home to three colleges, the largest of which is the University of Missouri. The university hosts concerts, theatrical performances, and several nationally ranked athletic teams.
Tartan Highlands is a bustling with industry and sandwiched between parks and the hustle and bustle of downtown Columbia. Whichever way you go, you are sure to find a good time in Tartan Highlands.