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Best Places To Take A Nature Walk in Kansas City–Local Tourist Link Up

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Best Places To Take A Nature Walk in Kansas City

Even though Memorial Day here felt more like the 4th of July with the hot temperatures, earlier in May I was able to get out on 2 hikes in nature. Taking walks seems to be more fun in new and exciting locations, so here are some places I’ve been, plus a few more I’d love to visit!

1. Jerry Smith Farm Park

This park consists of 40 acres of prairie that has never been plowed. It is the largest remnant of native prairie in our area. I blogged a bit about it here and here are a few more photos.

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2. Overland Park Arboretum

The 300-acre Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is an educational, recreational and cultural resource for the Kansas City region. You may remember our recent visit I blogged about here! I will hopefully visit again because we didn’t see everything we wanted to!

3. Parkville Nature Sanctuary

The Parkville Nature Sanctuary is a 117 acre natural outdoor area made accessible by nearly three miles of hiking trails.  I really want to visit this area because of the trails and the waterfall!

4. Cave Spring Historic Site

We visited this 39 acre historic site and nature park which boasts a cave, a waterfall, and historic ruins in 2015. The kids were so small!

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5. Indian Creek / Tomahawk Creek Trails

I live close to the Indian Creek Trail and we often ride bikes on it. I also recently walked on the part of the trail called Tomahawk Creek Greenway, and it was pretty nice too.

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If you enjoy walking or hiking, you will be able to find many options in the Kansas City area!

Now, if you visited a local area this month, link up with Lauren and me here!

Feel free to save our image and share it in your blog post so others can find the link-up!

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