Stare a buffalo in the eye. Bring your family to enjoy watching a family of elk playing in a pasture. Feed apples or pears to the animals as they approach the fences. This 110-acre fenced enclosure inside Fleming Park on East Park Road is home to bison, elk and white-tailed deer.
Explore some great beaches right here in Missouri.
Jackson County Parks + Rec campgrounds attract campers from all 48 continental states each year. The popularity of our campgrounds is enhanced by the available amenities just minutes away: beaches, boating, full-service marinas, nature trails, golf and more!
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Every day is a good day to have fun in our parks, on trails and on our lakes. But Jackson County Parks + Rec schedules special events throughout the year. Mark your calendar.
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The Kemper Outdoor Education Center is host to Jacomo Summer Camp, Dogtober Fest, X-Stream Green Field Trips and more. Located in Fleming Park near Lake Jacomo, Kemper features nature trails, butterfly and water gardens, a shelter house, swimming pool and an outdoor classroom.
Explore all that the 3 marinas in Jackson County have to offer.
Jackson County Parks + Rec offers a number of discounts to active and retired military personnel on Wednesdays from Memorial Day thru Veteran's Day.
Take a look at all of the parks open to the public in Jackson County and find out what amenities are available at each park to decide which is right for you.
Who's ready to Get Rowdy?! We are excited to welcome the region's ONLY inflatable water sports park to the shores of Longview Lake Beach! Rowdy Ribbit's is privately owned and operated.
Shelters are available to rent for parties or events at many of our parks and locations. View availability and reserve a spot all online.
Explore a list of trails in the Jackson County area that can be used for running, walking, nature viewing and more.
Nestled within Longview Lake Park, the Fred Arbanas Golf Course is a public course, with some of the best green fees you can hope to find. Make that courses. We have an 18-hole Championship Course, nine-hole par 3 Executive Course, driving range, putting green, pro shop and more.