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The city says these five spots are official eclipse viewing locations in Columbia

(Source: WIS) (Source: WIS)

The City of Columbia has announced five places they believe will be among the best spots in town to take a gander at Monday afternoon's total solar eclipse.

According to the city, these sites are official public viewing sites designated by the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department.

  • Drew Park (beside the Charles R. Drew Wellness Center), 2101 Walker Solomon Way
  • Finlay Park, 930 Laurel St.
  • Owens Field Park, 1351 Jim Hamilton Blvd.
  • Riverfront Park, 312 Laurel St. (The north end is also available for viewing at 4122 River Drive)
  • Southeast Park, 951 Hazelwood Rd.

Solar eclipse glasses will also be available at this location while supplies last.


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Restrooms, portable toilets, hand washing stations and manifolds (water stations) will be available on site.

Guests are encouraged to bring water bottles and fill them at the water stations. 

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