|Our guide to Kansas City will help you find the best kid friendly parks in Kansas City Missouri. Named after the Kansa Indians who settled along the Missouri River, Kansas City blends old and new, city and prairie. It's often been called the "City of Fountains" since it boasts more outdoor water features than any other city, Rome excepted. Music flows freely, too, especially in the form of jazz. That legacy can still be heard at the famous 18th & Vine Historic District or at City Market. Architecture, most notably the sixty-plus examples of Art Deco styling, are also prominent. Other attractions include Science City at Union Station, the Kansas City Zoo, and the Arabia Steamboat Museum. For grown ups, Kansas City's riverboat casinos are a huge draw, as are the city's hometown teams, the NFL Chiefs and MLB Royals. There are tons of great kid friendly parks in the city of Kansas City, our city guide will help you find the best kid friendly parks. You may have a hard time deciding what to do in Kansas City, but we make your decision easy.
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Kid friendly parks in Kansas City
English Landing Park - Kansas City, MO
127 S Main St, (816) 741-7676 - When the kids get tired of poking around in Parkville's fun downtown shops, head over to nearby English Landing Park. The park, located on the shor
Sarah Coleman Livengood Park - Kansas City, MO
E 59th St & Ln Ave, (816) 358-7423 - The 15-acre park in Raytown features tennis courts, softball field, playground, basketball court, horseshoe pit, and a short walking trail.
The Parade Park - Kansas City, MO
E Truman Rd & the Paseo - Kids can get cool at Parade Park's sprayground. The sprinklers are every day but Friday during the season - 11am-7pm.
Gillham Park - Kansas City, MO
Gillham Rd & E 41st St - Gillham Park is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood and features a playground, pool, and greenspace along Gillham Road.
Macken Park - Kansas City, MO
Howell St & Clark Ferguson Dr - Amenities at the 60-acre Macken Park include two playgrounds, park shelters, baseball, tennis, softball, raquetball, basketball, and soccer fields,
Oak Grove Park - Kansas City, MO
NE 76th St & N Troost Ave, (816) 625-8822 - The park is home to the Gladstone Amphitheatre that hosts Gladstone Theatre in the Park, as well as other special events throughout the summer. The
Penguin Park - Kansas City, MO
NE Vivion Rd & N Norton Ave, (816) 513-7500 - Penguin Park is a family favorite with a great playground including a 26-foot kangaroo slide and a 23-foot penguin to play inside. It's a great pla
C. Lee Kenagy Park - Kansas City, MO
Raytown Rd & E 79th Pl, (816) 358-7423 - The 18-acre park in Raytown features a fishing pond, lighted tennis courts, a skate park, and playing fields.
Swope Park - Kansas City, MO
Swope Pkwy & E Meyer Blvd, (816) 871-5600 - At 1,805 acres, Swope Park is one of the nation's largest city parks. The park features two golf courses, the Kansas City Zoo, Starlight Theatre, L
Loose Park - Kansas City, MO
Wornall Rd & W 51st St, (816) 784-5300 - Loose Park is one of Kansas City's most beautiful parks - home to a lake, playground, a shelter house, Civil War markers, tennis courts, spraygroun
Kid friendly amusement parks in Kansas City
Oceans of Fun - Kansas City, MO
4545 Worlds of Fun Ave, (816) 454-4545 - With over 60-acres of drenching slides and water attractions, Oceans of Fun waterpark is sure to offer fun for the entire family. From 18 water sli
Worlds of Fun - Kansas City, MO
4545 Worlds of Fun Ave, (816) 454-4545 - Worlds of Fun includes 175 acres of rides, shows and attractions including the Mamba, one of the tallest, longest, and fastest roller coasters in t
Super Splash USA - Kansas City, MO
Raytown Rd & E 53rd Pl, (816) 356-5300 - On hot summer days, Kansas Citians can take advantage of Raytown's Super Splash USA with its Rocky Mountain Avalanche three-person slide, enclosed
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Anita B Gorman Conservation Discovery Center - Kansas City, MO
4750 Troost Ave, (816) 759-7300 - The Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center focuses on helping urban children and adults appreciate nature and learn outdoor skills such as h
Beanstalk Children's Garden - Kansas City, MO
6917 Kensington Ave, (816) 931-3877 - Little green thumbs can learn all about plants, food production, insects, nutrition, and plant science during a trip to Kansas City Community Garde
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Longview Lake - Kansas City, MO
10698 E 109th St - Attracting more than a million visitors each year, Longview Lake is a popular recreation spot, especially for water lovers. The park includes a ful
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