Shawnee Mission Park is a great destination for a spring or summer day! It features a 120-acre lake with a swimming beach and marina, 12 shelters, a number of picnic areas and nature trails for walking, biking, and hiking, an archery range, a 44-acre off leash dog park, a disc golf course, AND is home to The Theatre in the Park. What doesn't this park have?!
Erfurt Park is named after Shawnee's sister city (Erfurt, Germany). While you're at this beautiful park, you can turn your park trip into a new learning adventure as well! There is information about this German city at the park, and who doesn't like learning about new cultures? You'll also find benches, shelters, a play ground, and gorgeous wide open spaces for exploring! You'll get a German country feel while being conveniently located in Johnson County.
If you're looking for more of an activity park, Listowel Park is for you! It has a baseball field, roller hockey court, tennis court, and a playground! It also has the basics such as shelters and picnic benches for when you get hungry for lunch or dinner!
One of the most popular parks in Shawnee, West Flanders Park has the best of both worlds - you'll find beautiful open green spaces as well as sports fields, a playground, and picnic shelters and tables!
Garrett Park is another popular park in Shawnee. There is plenty of play areas to keep you busy all day! For all of you with kiddos - the main playground is suitable for a wide range of ages. There are big and little swings, big and little slides, and easy and more challenging ways to get back to the top. There is even a zip line! This park is also fun for adults and teenagers as well. There is a bike and walking path, basketball court, and baseball field. This park is perfect for the entire family!