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Parks in the Kansas City River Market Area

 

City Market Parkimg_city_mkt_park

Located at 3rd and Main with a great view of the downtown skyline, the City Market Park is one of the few green spaces in the area and serves as a gathering place for many of the local residents. The City Market hosts the City Market Cinema’s and rents the park out for special events.

 

 

 

img_town_ks_obvs_deckTown of Kansas Observation Deck

Take a leisurely walk around this historic area and stop at the observation deck at 1st and Main where it all began for Kansas City.  Take a look out over the great Missouri River and consider the River Market extensive colorful history dating back to mid-1850’s when the City Market Square began as a site for market commerce, horse trading, political rallies, revival, medicine shows and circuses.

 

 

River Bluff Park and Riverfront Heritage Trailimg_river_bluff_park

Stop at the outlook located at 5th and Beardsley Street for a view of the two cities. River Bluff Park overlooks the West Bottoms and the Missouri and Kansas rivers along the Riverfront Heritage Trail route. The Riverfront Heritage Trail is a fully accessible ten-mile bike and pedestrian pathway that begins at the riverfront and winds through the oldest and most historic parts of bi-state Kansas City. It links communities, parks, and exciting destinations with unique new venues and dramatic public artworks. Historical markers along the Trail create a journey through the early history of this region. As such, the Trail enhances bi-state Kansas City’s historic, cultural and recreational treasures. The Trail helps our community gain access to our spectacular rivers, improve the community’s quality of life and stimulate economic development. 

 

Richard L Berkley Riverfront Parkimg_berkley_park

Richard L Berkley Riverfront Park, is situated along the south bank of the Missouri River where Kansas City began its history as the true gateway to the West. With views of both the historic Missouri River and the beautiful downtown Kansas City skyline, Berkley Riverfront Park connects visitors with the city's past as well as its future. The park boasts of being the only developed green space on the Missouri River in urban downtown Kansas City. The park offers lighted walking and biking paths, grass and paved parking, plenty of open space and a natural amphitheater.

With direct access to Interstates 35 and 29 and a short drive away from Interstate 70, Berkley Riverfront Park is easily accessible to all. Guests will also find the park to be conveniently located near museums, restaurants, art galleries and within walking distance of the River Market and the Isle of Capri Casino.

Beauty, accessibility and rich history combine to make Richard L Berkley Riverfront Park a wonderful venue for corporate, community and family events.

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