Meredith Reitz Bolin
Blue Valley Early Education PTA Events Chair
We hope you've enjoyed exploring these parks over spring break. If you haven't had a chance yet, there's plenty of beautiful weekends coming up. Here's a wrap up of our list of parks for you check out this spring:
ERNIE MILLER NATURE CENTER
Have you discovered Ernie Miller Nature Center - they are open year round and have a indoor area to explore plus paved hiking trails all FREE - there are programs for kids too - check them out Ernie Miller Park & Nature Center | Johnson County Park & Rec, KS
Located: 127th St. and K-7
ANTIOCH PARK, 6501 Antioch Rd., Merriam, KS
This park has multiple playgrounds, a Dodge Town play area, two lakes, walking paths… You could spend all day exploring this treasure.
Located: 65th St. and Antioch
OLATHE INDIAN CREEK LIBRARY & PARK, 16100 W 135th St, Olathe, KS 66062
A library and a park! It can’t get better than that……Go and play, then check out some books. You can even pack a lunch and eat on the tables or find a shade tree.
Located at 16100 W 135th St, Olathe, KS 66062
STILLWELL PARK, 6402 W 207th St, Bucyrus, KS 66013
This amazing inclusive park allows everyone to play together without barriers. There is also a wonderful paved loop trail perfect for bikes and scooters.
Located: off of Hwy 69 and 199th St. exit
BIG BULL CREEK PARK, 20425 Sunflower Rd, Edgerton, KS 66021
Have you discovered Big Bull Creek Park? It is a bit of a trek, but TOTALLY worth it! Sand, nature playground, creek play, and trails. It’s the largest park in the area.
Located: Edgerton, I-35 Exit 202 Sunflower Road