We are open from Sunrise to Sunset 365 days years.
The Park on occasion might be closed for special events.
If so this will be posted here on the front page of this website as well as the digital sign at the front of the park.
If the front gates are not open and its after sunrise, we recommend you park across the street at Our Lady of Lourdes Church and just walk in.
The trails are considered "easy" with a few exceptions after rain or snow, some of the paths on the back south west side can be pretty slick so use caution.
We have appx 4.35 miles of trails at our park. Many of these are winding with cutbacks and intersections.
We have a 1 mile Truman Trail that circles the perimeter of the park that is geared more towards speed walking.
It takes the average person about 30-45 minutes to do one of the regular circuits.
The Amatelli Trail is the only part that is currently 100% accessible.
The Amatelli Train runs from the interpretive center to the ruins of the clubhouse at the rear of the park. It is 1/4 mile in length one way.
We are hoping to expand this over the next few years.
Yes! But please keep them on a leash and if they use nature's facilities while there please scoop it off the trail.
Yes, we have a children's area near the front of the park that has a fort, teepee, above ground cave, balance bars and other items.
You cannot "rent the park" but you can rent the Pavilion (and once we remodel the Interpretive Center you will be able to rent that as well).
It is important to note that we do NOT close the park down for private parties but will allow you reserve the Pavilion or another area of the park.
We are currently looking for volunteers to man the interpretive center. As of today its open by appointment only...
If its a non emergency please use our contact form here.
If its an emergency dial 911.
For serious but non emergency issues such as: People harassing hikers, downed trees, wounded animals please call our park line at 816-659-1945.
If you call our park line and do not get an answer please text the same above number and ask for an immediate call back.