Category: Parks of Greater KC

Harrisonville City Park, 706 Ash Street, Harrisonville, (816) 380-8948; 270 acres; two lakes with fishing, tennis courts, swimming pool, nature trails, golf course, playground equipment, basketball court and shelter houses. Read More

Big Shoal Greenway, Antioch Road to North Brighton Avenue, (816) 513-7500; 95 acres; ball diamonds and picnic acres. Englewood Park, Englewood Road and North Troost, (816) 513-7500; 51 acres; ball diamonds, picnic acres and a lake with restroom facilities. Fishing River Linear Park, 25 acres on the banks of Fishing… Read More

Jackson County Parks & Recreation information: (816) 795-8200. Adair Park, south of I-70 on Lee’s Summit Road in Independence, (816) 373-6960; 40 acres with seven lighted, irrigated softball fields, batting cages, two restroom/concession facilities, five picnic shelters and nature area with trails. Blue and Gray Park Preserve, seven miles south… Read More

JCPRD Office: (913) 831-3355 or online at www.jcprd.com. Kansas Wildlife & Parks, KC District Office: 14639 W. 95th St., (913) 894-9113. Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam, (913) 831-3355; 44 acres with two fishing lakes, arboretum and rose garden, Old Dodge Town wheelchair-accessible playground, shelters, picnic areas… Read More

The city’s Parks & Recreation headquarters is at 4600 E. 63rd St. Call (816) 513-7500 or visit the Web site, www.kcmo.org/parks for information. Blue River Athletic Field, I-435 (103rd Street exit) and Blue River Road, 80 acres with eight baseball diamonds and many picnic areas. Blue Valley Park,… Read More

City and county information online at www.lvarea.com or www.ci.leavenworth.ks.us/ Leavenworth County State Lake, northwest of Tonganoxie on Highway 90; 160-acre fishing and boating lake with beautiful space for camping and picnicking; Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. Leavenworth Landing Park, Cherokee and Esplanade Streets on the… Read More

English Landing Park, south end of Main Street in Parkville, (816) 741-7676; riverfront park with scenic trail, shelters, boat ramp, ball fields and Waddell Bridge, on the National Historic Register. Frank Vaydik-Line Creek Park, N.W. 56th Street and Waukomis Drive, (816) 513-9585; 136 acres including Line Creek Archeological Museum, (816-587-8822);… Read More

Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan., Unified Government – Parks Information, (913) 596-7077, www.wycokck.org City Park and Regan Field, 26th and Park Drive, Kansas City, Kan.; 90 acres with picnic shelters, pavilion, lighted softball and soccer fields, playgrounds and restrooms. Eisenhower Park, 2901 N. 72nd St., Kansas City, Kan.; 64… Read More