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Loose Park

Wornall Road and 51st Street, Kansas City, MO 64112
816 784-5300
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Ranked #10 of 100 Attractions in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Battlefields, Gardens, Fountains
Activities: Running
Description: This peaceful 74-acre retreat offers the fragrant Rose Garden, scenic walking paths and a small lake for those restful moments.
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Kansas City, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This is by far the best park in Kansas City, and maybe the best park for hundreds of miles. It is hard to describe this park, because it just gives you a feeling. When I'm walking around this park I feel so relaxed and forget about everything. There is so much beauty to take in. There is the rose garden,... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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601 reviews 601 reviews
472 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This has got to be one of the best city parks in all of America. It is both grand and intimate at the same time.

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Nova Scotia
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109 reviews 109 reviews
33 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I happened upon Loose Park while out for a Sunday run. It was easy running distance from Country Club Plaza and very nice to run through and around. It is quite a beautiful oasis in the middle of the city boasting a lake with ducks and geese, romantic bridges, beautiful mature trees and well maintained lawns. There are also play... More

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Temple, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My sister and I took our 1-year-old kids to the Sprayground at Loose Park, which is basically where water sprays out of a bunch of places and kids can just run around and get wet! It is SO much fun on a hot day, and our kids LOVED it. The sprayground is next to the tennis courts on the West... More

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I recently visited after being away for several years. The quietness of a city park was amazing. Picnics, football and frisbee games. Pets and children everywhere. Water park, rose garden, playground and pond. A 2 mile walking path that shows the historic war in Westport!

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Kansas City
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188 reviews 188 reviews
20 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Loose Park is a very pretty large park. The rolling hills, large trees, rose garden, lake, tennis courts, play ground, and walking/running path around the park all make this a great park. Lots of people come here daily to walk, run, or walk their dog. Plenty of open space to sun bathe, play games, picnic, relax, read, meet others, etc.

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El Paso, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

As a previous Kansas City resident in the Westport area, I cannot possibly praise this park enough. In the summertime, the rolling hills in the park are a perfect place to relax, read a good book, play an instrument, or just spend time with family and friends. The running/walking trails are also amazing - I love the material they have... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have been to a few parks across east coast to west coast. Loose Park simply seems Central Park of Kansas City to me. It's beautifully green and serene. There are plenty of spaces to play games, jog, walk out your dogs; even just to seat there and stare at the green. The fountains and the small bridges are beautiful.... More

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Visalia, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Such a beautiful and relaxing park to walk through. From the rose garden, fountains, ponds with ducks and bridges it was a wonderful and relaxing way to get away from the city and enjoy the outdoors. Take the time to stroll through this serene park! Stop and smell the roses!

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BROOMFIELD
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We found by accident. The rose garden was in full bloom and beautiful. Next time in KC will get BBQ to go and have a picnic

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