Trip Planner:   USA  /  Washington State  /  Tri-Cities  /  Kennewick  /  Wildlife Areas  /  Columbia Park

Columbia Park, Kennewick

(130+ reviews on the web)
Wildlife Area
Columbia Park is a 400acre recreational area with of shoreline of the Columbia River located in the city of Kennewick in the U.S. state Washington. The park is a popular destination for residents of the surrounding area because of the many facilities and events at the park.Recreational featuresColumbia Park has numerous recreational features, some of which include a privately run golf course, disc golf course and a family fishing pond.There are several trails for hiking and bicycling in Columbia Park. Running the entire length of the park is the Sacagawea Heritage Trail, a bike trail that loops around the Tri-Cities providing bicyclists access to Richland and Pasco. The trail is popular, especially during times of warm weather.There is a Veterans Memorial in the east end of the park. This memorial has the tallest freestanding granite structure in the United States, standing at 40 feet in height.Geocaching in the park is a popular activity. In 2015 there were 19 geocaches in Columbia Park.Playground of DreamsIn the east end of the park is the Playground of Dreams, which was built in 1999. Around half of the cost of the original playground was donated by Bechtel Hanford, KNDU-TV and Radio Tri-Cities. Around 6,000 volunteers helped in the construction of the playgroundOn November 29, 2003, arsonists burnt down the playground. Again the community raised the needed money to rebuild and volunteers from around the area offered a cumulative total of over 8,000 work hours. The playground was reopened on May 8, 2004. No one was arrested for the crime.
Make Columbia Park a centerpiece of your Kennewick vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kennewick trip generator.
Source
map
Create a full Kennewick itinerary

Plan your trip to Kennewick

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Kennewick by other users

26 days in United States & Waterton Lakes National Park BY A USER FROM NORWAY June, teens, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM NORWAY June, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Kennewick & Mobile BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kennewick BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kennewick BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kennewick BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Kennewick BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in Kennewick & West Palm Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Kennewick BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in Kennewick BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: September, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kennewick BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: October, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Columbia Park has something to offer for the whole family. Bring a picnic and let the kids play in the water fountains, fish in the family fishing pond, or go to the skate park. There's a nice paved w...  more »
  • Beautiful, large stretch of park follows the water with lush grass and trees. On an average day- you will likely see several Hawks and Falcons. On a good day you may see an eagle. In the spring there ...  more »
  • Lots of walking trails. Right along the river and a great park. Golf course right there. Picnic tables. Water park. Lots of area for dogs.  more »