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Let’s make 2015 an active year.
Kansas City Parks and Recreation offers activities and facilities for everyone. With 10 community centers and over 200 parks we have locations convenient anywhere in the KC metro area. We hope in 2015 you choose to get out, get active and have fun at KC Parks!

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--- Independence Day 1915 --- 100 years ago this month, this flag-staff was erected and presented to Swope Park by Jacob L. Loose. 4.July.1915  #starsandstripes #americanflag #kansascity #sky #summer #instakc #igkansascity #explorekc #visitkc #capture_kc #reppinkc #missouri #usa #midwest #midwestisbest #kcmo #instagood #bluesky #clouds #july #iphoneonly #neverstopexploring #trees #urbanromantix #big_shotz #cloudporn #goldenvisuals #history @kcmoparksThe Battle of Westport was the largest Civil War battle fought west of the Mississippi.29.July.2015
  • ----- City of Fountains ----- Ward Parkway#kansascity #fountain #summer #water #architecture #instakc #igkansascity #explorekc #visitkc #capture_kc #reppinkc #missouri #usa #midwest #midwestisbest #kcmo #instagood #bluesky #clouds #july #iphoneonly #neverstopexploring #trees #urbanromantix #big_shotz #streetphotography #goldenvisuals @kcmoparks29.July.2015
  • The view at Penn Valley Park #KCPicsAndRec15 #KCParks #americanbulldog #dogsofkc @kcmoparks
  • Geese looking for food at Penguin Park #KCPicsandRec15
  • This little cutie is going home tonight!  This great horned owl was found broken and starving two months ago. She has been recovering at #KCParks Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park and is now healthy enough to be released back where she was found, Longview Lake.
  • Swimming laps @kansascityzoo @kcmoparks #polarbear #instakc #igkansascity #kcpicsandrec15
  • Here is the Week 3 #KCPicsAndRec15 winner Jeromey W. Bell! It's the final week of the #KCPicsAndRec15 photo contest! Post a photo from ANY Kansas City, MO Parks and Recreation location with the hashtag and you'll be entered to win the last prize package. We can't wait to see all of your great photos!
  • Thank you to the Cameron United Methodist Church Volunteer Group for their help at Anita Gorman Park this morning. We appreciate our #KCParks volunteers!
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