Lush green acreage is just one of the perks of living in Columbia, where nearly a quarter of the region is protected as community land. Columbia Association owns and maintains more than 3,600 acres of open space to provide opportunities for residents to enjoy the outdoors, live a healthier and more active lifestyle, and gather with friends and family.

Discover all of Columbia’s open spaces – which includes 114 miles of pathways, 171 parks and tot lots, 3 man-made lakes, 41 ponds, 34 miles of stream valleys, and the 40-acre Symphony Woods – and get started planning your next outdoor excursion. Enjoy walking, biking, fishing, boating, kayaking, bird watching, picnics, events, and more.