1601 S. Speck Rd.
(North of East 23rd Street and Speck Road intersection)
Tuesday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.
Saturday, July 22, 10am - 1pm
Run around the lake area catching a variety of dragonflies! Fun Family Event!!!
What kinds will you catch? We'll help you identify them. Plus you can make your own dragonfly to take home. We supply nets, craft materials, and all kinds of wild dragonflies! You'll need sunscreen, insect repellent, hat and refillable water bottle.
Join us every Thursday (June 1 - August 31)
10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Explore nature, read great stories and make nature crafts.
June 15 Building a Bird Nest
June 22 Make Room for Butterflies
June 29 Looking for Lightning Bugs
July 6 Night Owls
July 13 Goin' Batty
July 20 Catching Dragonflies
July 27 Catching Toads
Aug 3 Crazy Caterpillars
Aug 10 So Many Flowers, So Many Bugs
Aug 17 Solar Eclips
Aug 24 Say Goodbye to Hummingbird's
Aug 31 Nature's Grocery Store
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.