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.
Fall & Winter Park Hours begin October 1: Tuesday-Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sunday & Monday: Closed
Friday & Saturday, October 20 & 21
Friday & Saturday, October 27 & 28
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
$3 per person at the gate (cash or credit card)
Non-scary Halloween event for the whole family. Walk a paved trail into the forest to watch family friendly scenes come alive. A hay ride completes the night.
Free parking / concessions for sale / No Smoking on Park property / All bags are subject to search
A program of the Independence Parks|Recreation|Tourism Department & the Powerhouse Theatre Foundation.
Hunters Moon October 6, Friday 8pm
October 7, Saturday ** 8pm
Beaver Moon November 3, Friday 6:30pm
November 4, Saturday ** 6:30pm
Long Nights Moon December 1, Friday 5:00 pm
December 2, Saturday ** 5:00 pm
** These hikes will be on paved trails and are for anyone that prefers even terrain. Stoller and wheelchair friendly.
Reserve your spot for any of the full moon hikes by 5pm the day before each hike, (816) 325.7115. Each hike is limited to 15 participants. Hikes will cover uneven ground and dirt and mulched hiking trails. No baby strollers or light up shoes please.
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.