1601 S. Speck Rd.
(North of East 23rd Street and Speck Road intersection)
Tuesday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
December 13, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Free Public Program - open during regular park hours
Begin a new winter tradition. Walk our paved trail and see the creativity of around 50 specially designed snowman Independence families, groups and businesses decorated for our Winter Solstice Hike.
This is an outdoor activity. Please dress for the weather.
Call 816.325.7115 for more information.
Blue Moon Hike** January 31, Wednesday 6:00 pm
A rarity worthy of a hike. Join us as park staff lead you on the paved trails of the park.
March 2, Friday and March 3, Saturday More information coming soon.
March 30, Friday and March 31, Saturday More information coming soon.
** 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.