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Parkville residents and visitors can enjoy five different parks, two nature sanctuaries and miles of trails across the city.

English Landing Park

English Landing Park is a 68-acre facility with several amenities, including three miles of walking trails, a large playground area, pickleball courts, basketball court, picnic shelters, sand volleyball court and a 9-hole disc golf course. Shelters and sports fields can be reserved for dates April 1-October 31. The park is open from 5 a.m. to midnight daily. There is no parking allowed in English Landing Park.

Platte Landing Park

Platte Landing Park is located at the end of Main Street and adjacent to English Landing Park on the Missouri River and includes two miles of trails, an off-leash area for dogs, a shelter house that can be reserved for dates April 1-October 31 and a boat ramp into the main channel of the Missouri River. The park is open from 5 a.m. to midnight daily.

Notice: Platte Landing Park, including the Barkville dog park and the boat ramp, will be closed at midnight July 3-5.

 PLP Entry Sign
Pocket Park

Pocket Park is a central gathering location in historic downtown Parkville near 1st and Main.

Watkins Park

Watkins Park is one of the City’s two neighborhood parks, located just a few blocks from Main Street at the intersection of West and 10th streets. Watkins Park has a small walking loop, a playground, picnic shelter house, and basketball court.

Adams Park

Adams Park is our mini-neighborhood park located just off Main Street at the intersection of 13th and Walnut streets.

Adams Park
Parkville Nature Sanctuary

The Parkville Nature Sanctuary is a 115-acre wildlife preserve and educational site made accessible by nearly three miles of hiking trails. The sanctuary is open from dawn to dusk. No dogs are allowed at Parkville Nature Sanctuary.

Sullivan Nature Sanctuary

The Sullivan Nature Sanctuary is located on the north side of Platte Landing Park along Rush Creek, west of the bridge entry.

Sullivan Nature Sanctuary Sign
Gateway Park
Gateway Park is located on Route 9 at 62nd Street, at the entrance to the Pinecrest subdivision.