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George Owens Nature Park
Providing families with outdoor opportunities since 1977.
1601 S. Speck Rd.
(North of East 23rd Street and Speck Road intersection)
2016 Park Hours (May 1 - September 30)
Tuesday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.
NATURE NOTES 2016
George Owens Nature Park has given families the opportunity to reconnect with their natural environment since 1977. The park is open year round and provides 86 acres of beautiful forest, lakes, hiking trails and wildlife. Explore the rustic nature center, find new seasonal exhibits and educational touch tables to learn about the animals that can be seen. Experience the beauty of a 150 gallon turtle enclosure or peer into a 75 gallon fresh water aquarium display. The possibilities for adventure are endless.
- Three miles of Hiking Trails (One Paved)
- Two Fishing Lakes
- Organized Group Campground
- ADA Accessible Dock
- Family Picnic Area
- Nature Center
- Rain Gardens
- Bio Swales
- Butterfly Garden
Volunteer And Make A Difference!
If you have a love for the outdoors and want to help George Owens Nature Park, please consider volunteering your time at the nature park. Contact us at (816) 325-7115 to learn more.
Individuals and family volunteers will learn about our natural world by assisting park staff. We have volunteer opportunities that will fit your interest - gardening, maintaining bird feeders, assisting with nature programs, etc.