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Wilderness Run

Join KC Parks on November 5 at Shoal Creek Living History Museum in Hodge Park.


Vote for Swope Park Dog Park!

Kansas City is a finalist for a Beneful Dream Dog Park in Swope Park.

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New Trail Connection!

Celebrate the connection of Indian Creek Trail and Blue River Trail.

November 10>>

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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 you choose to get out, get active and have fun at KC Parks!

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#KCParks crews and volunteers laying the foundation for the #KaBoom! playground build this Wednesday in Hyde Park. #PlayMatters
  • Pictures from Saturday night's #FrightNight event at #KCParks Shoal Creek Living History Museum in Hodge Park.
  • Great Day of the Dead celebration at #KCParks KCMuseum #dayofthedead #diadelosmuertos
  • Fall leaves are at their peak this weekend in Kansas City and the weather is going to be beautiful! Get outside and enjoy your #KCParks!
  • Discover the history and cultural traditions of Día de los Muertos this Sunday, 10/23 from 1-4pm at #KCParks Kansas City Museum. In addition to decorating sugar skulls (*while supplies last) and tissue flowers, children can also create: foam sugar skulls, ornaments, sun catchers, or Day of the Dead scratch and reveal! #KCMuseum #dayofthedead #diadelosmuertos
  • {Throwback Thursday} #KCParks Shoal Creek Living History Museum's Fright Night circa 2014 #HeadlessHorseman #TBT This year's event is Saturday night. More at #throwbackthursday
  • Our #WhatsThatWednesday picture is "Transformed Flower" located in #KCParks Bloch Cancer Survivors Park on the Country Club Plaza. #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth
  • Can you tell what this is and where it is located in the #KCParks system? #WhatsThatWednesday#WTW
  • This is awesome! Check out the panoramic view of #KCParks Kessler Park/Cliff Drive/KC Museum and more in Historic Northeast KCMO. Thank you for sharing Sky-Cam Drone Services.