1601 S. Speck Rd.
(North of East 23rd Street and Speck Road intersection)
See Independence Parks in a whole new light! Each hike is limited to 15 participants. Please reserve your spot early by calling 816.325.7115.
Date Time Location
Fri, Jan 10 5pm George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Road
Sat, Jan 11 6pm Little Blue Trace Trail, Jackson Drive Entrance
Fri, Feb 7 6pm George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Road
Sat, Feb 8 6pm Little Blue Trace Trail, Jackson Drive Entrance
Fri, Mar 6 6pm George Owens Nature Park, 1601 S. Speck Road
Sat, Mar 7 6pm Little Blue Trace Trail, Jackson Drive Entrance
Reserve your spot by calling 816.325.7115.
Jan 7 - Mar 31, 2020
Tue-Sat: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Independence native Robert E. Tindall's artwork will be on display with our largest collection of his work yet! 16+ original works will be on display.
Jan 8, 18, 22 &
Feb 12, 15 & 26
11am - Noon In-depth discussions about Robert E. Tindall's life and his art.in the DeWitt Center at George Owens Nature
Call (816) 325-7951 for details or to save your spot.
January 9, 16, 23 & 30
February 6, 13, 20 & 27
March 5, 12, 19 & 26
April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
May 7, 14, 21 & 28
Get to know our mild-mannered cornsnake and a large buy shy Great Plains ratsnake. You can feed them, hold them, and learn how snakes live. All ages welcome!
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.