This free family event is jam-packed with fun activities including boat rides, fishing seminars, children’s games, raffle prizes, crafts, and more.
Start your summer with a splash. Beaches at Longview Lake and Blue Springs Lake open for the season Memorial Day weekend. Get yourself a season pass. Also ask about scheduling a private party on the beach.
Bring the kids out for the new classic The Secret Life of Pets showing on the giant screen at Longview Lake Beach. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating -- and wonder what your pets are doing back home while you are enjoying the movie under the stars.
With easy access to beaches, boating, full-service marinas, nature trails, an award-winning golf course and more is any wonder why Jackson County's campgrounds attract visitors from all across America?
Parks + Rec brings the past to life at Fort Osage, which William Clark of Lewis & Clark fame built in 1808 to establish the first military post on what was then the western frontier. There is where Jackson County and the American West got started.
Go fast. Take it slow. Set the pace that's just right for you on Jackson County Parks + Rec's extensive network of trails. They're perfect for bicycling, jogging, hiking or just walking.
Connect with Missouri's past. Parks + Rec brings history alive by recreating life in a mid-19th Century Missouri farming village.
Spring is in the air. And your tee shots should be too! Schedule a tee time to play a round (or two) today at one of Missouri's best public golf courses -- Jackson County Parks + Rec's Fred Arbanas Golf Course.