In need of an adventure that takes you beyond your apartment community? Our city is home to many beautiful parks – yet, during the coronavirus pandemic, you might be finding yourself staying at home and away from these parks more than ever. However, many health experts agree that there’s no shame in enjoying a bit of natural R&R during the pandemic. In fact, doing so could even improve your mental health! Check out these 3 parks the next time you need to escape your apartment for a day.
Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park
West 87th Street Parkway and Lackman Road
Lenexa, Kansas 66215
For a little bit of everything, make plans to visit Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, where you’ll discover beautiful scenery, the Legler Barn Museum, several sports courts, a nine-hole disc golf course, and four shelters that can be rented out for your next family event. If that’s not enough, you can also enjoy one of the many jogging or walking trails that meander throughout the park and around the pond.
Black Hoof Park
9053 Monticello Road
Lenexa, Kansas 66220
Sure, you might have to take a bit of a drive to reach this park, but Black Hoof Park is worth the extra few minutes in the car. This is one park that your family won’t forget, thanks to its abundance of natural wildlife and play areas. Did we mention that this 231-acre park is also home to the 35-acre, deep-water Lake Lenexa? Pay a visit to this park and you’ll understand why it’s a favorite among local residents.
Corporate Woods North Park
9300 Indian Creek Parkway
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
Plan the ultimate picnic at Corporate Woods North Park, where you’ll enjoy countless green spaces, covered seating areas, forested trails, a splash fountain, and an open field. Plus, unlike the other parks on this list, Corporate Woods North Park is centrally located in the Corporate Woods neighborhood, at the intersection of two major interstates. Enjoy a slice of nature in a bustling area at this stunning park.
At Jefferson on the Lake Apartments in Olathe, Kansas, we understand your need for an apartment living experience that satisfies all of your needs. That’s why we’re dedicated to keeping you informed of the latest, must-know information!