Nature/Outdoors | Kids Out and About Kansas City

Jackson County Parks and Recreation - Historic Sites

Jackson County Parks and Recreation runs the historic Sites: Fort Osage National Historic Landmark, Missouri Town 1855, Lone Jack Battlefield, as well as Cave Springs Historic Site. Fort Osage and Missouri Town 1855 are both living history museums and host a number of events throughout the year. Our operating hours, contact information, as well as event schedules can also be found on our website.
8201 Jasper Bell
Blue Springs , MO , 64015
Phone: 816-229-8980
38° 58' 5.0592" N, 94° 17' 43.6272" W

Bass Pro Shops - National

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Multiple Locations Across the US
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Phone: (800)227-7776

City of Lee's Summit, MO

Lee's Summit is the sixth largest city in Missouri and consists of over 65 square miles and home to nearly 92,000 residents.
220 SE Green St
Lees Summit , MO , 64063
Phone: 816-969-1000
38° 54' 48.3624" N, 94° 22' 31.9692" W

City of Lenexa, KS

Founded in 1869, Lenexa is a well-planned community located about 12 miles south of Kansas City, Mo. The 34.3-square-mile city has a resident population of about 47,000, with a similar number of people who work here. Lenexa enjoys a healthy business base and is considered a city of choice for a variety of high tech and bioscience companies, as well as a number of national and international headquarters. Lenexa is a fair housing city.
12350 West 87th Street Parkway
Shawnee Mission , KS , 66215
Phone: 913-477-7500
38° 58' 19.8624" N, 94° 43' 46.65" W

City of Olathe, KS

Olathe (o lay' tha) is the Shawnee Indian word for "beautiful" and incorporated in 1857. Location is twenty miles southwest of downtown Kansas City, along the historic Oregon-California and Santa Fe Trails. Olathe is accessed via Interstate I-35.
100 E Santa Fe St
Olathe , KS , 66061
Phone: 913-971-8643
38° 53' 1.968" N, 94° 49' 8.4144" W

Sea Life Aquarium-Kansas City

Features thousands of sea creatures, 30 incredible displays, come nose to nose with sharks in our underwater tunnel, touchpool experience! Hold a crab and touch a starfish in our Interactive Touchpool Experience,over 260,000 gallons of water and fun talks and feed shows throughout the day.
2475 Grand Blvd
Kansas City , MO , 64108
Phone: 816-471-4386
39° 4' 55.6212" N, 94° 34' 53.0508" W

Bierman's Christmas Tree Farm

Offers Christmas picture cut-out, Heated Barn with gift shop, Hot Chocolate, Choose & Cut Scotch and Austrian Pines 5' to 10', Pre-cut White Pines to 9', Frasier Firs and Balsam Firs up to 18' tall , Indoor Restroom, Christmas Egg Hunt, Fresh Wreaths and Garland.
2825 S. 63rd Street
Kansas City , KS , 66106
Phone: 913-375-1317
39° 2' 59.2728" N, 94° 43' 24.6468" W

Christmas Ranch Tree Farm

We invite you to stroll through the manicured fields and find your special tree. You have the opportunity to cut the tree or we have a wonderful crew of young people who are there to help if you like. Once you are finished, enjoy the free hot chocolate or our special hot cider with a fresh baked cookie in the barn. Do dress warm as the barn isn't heated. Children may want to color a paper ornament to place on the tree in the barn or take home with them.
24818 NE 148th Street
Excelsior Springs , MO , 64024
Phone: 816-630-5086
39° 21' 43.2972" N, 94° 16' 49.0476" W

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

Designed to depict a family farm, the Farmstead has nearly 200 animals and birds of prey, vegetable and flower gardens, a one-room country schoolhouse, an old-time fishing pond, pony rides and more. Deanna Rose brings the charm of the farm to children living in the city. Children treasure such memories as bottle feeding baby goats, milking a cow and taking a horse drawn wagon ride through the woods. 2015 was the Farmstead's biggest year yet - it hosted more than 477,000 visitors from nearly every U.S. state and 17 countries.
13800 Switzer Rd
Shawnee Mission , KS , 66221
Phone: 913-897-2360
38° 52' 39.81" N, 94° 42' 11.8944" W

Fulk Farms

Fulk's Tree Farm is a family owned farm located in northwest Missouri. We have Scotch Pine and White Pine trees that you can choose and cut down yourself. There is a nice selection of freshly precut fir trees, wreaths, and garlands. While you check out in our heated barn and enjoy a complimentary cup of hot chocolate or coffee, you can pick up gift items along with tree ornaments, stands, disposal bags and other necessary items. There is a tractor drawn hay ride available on the weekends. Rather than drive to your local hardware store for a tree, come take a drive in the country and get a fresh cut tree!
23400 MO-92
Platte City , MO , 64079
Phone: 816-225-8809
39° 22' 3.342" N, 94° 51' 7.632" W

Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

The 300-acre Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is an educational, recreational and cultural resource for the Kansas City region. At the Arboretum, visitors may experience and explore: 13 gardens with more than 1,700 species of plants; trails that traverse rocky bluffs and bottomland paths; 180 acres of prairie home to native grasses and wildflowers; fauna, including birds, dragonflies, deer, snakes and other wildlife; formal and informal educational activities. Because the Arboretum is open year-round, visitors may see the beauty of all four seasons.
8909 W. 179 St.
Overland Park , MO , 66013
Phone: 913-685-3604
38° 48' 12.8772" N, 94° 41' 20.5692" W

Powell Gardens

Powell Gardens, Kansas City's botanical garden, is set on 970 acres of lush, rolling hills just east of Kansas City on U.S. Highway 50. Known for its contemporary architecture and stunning display gardens, Powell Gardens offers classes, performances and festivals year-round. In 2009, it opened the Heartland Harvest Garden, a 12-acre expansion that comprises one of the nation's largest edible landscapes.
1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50
Kingsville , MO , 64061
Phone: 816-697-2600
38° 51' 45.8784" N, 94° 2' 57.8148" W

Organization:

Helmer Nature Center

Location:

154 Pinegrove Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14617
United States

Phone:

585-336-3035

Adult and Teen Guided Snowshoe

Dates: 
01/31/2021
Time: 
3:30 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Buffalo Zoo Virtual Scout Badges

Dates: 
12/05/2020
12/12/2020
Time: 
Various Times between 9am and 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Danbury Library presents a VIRTUAL Field Trip to Visit Wolves

Dates: 
12/08/2020
Time: 
3pm EDT / 2pm CDT / 1pm MDT / 12pm PDT / 11am AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Discover the Night

Dates: 
12/05/2020
12/06/2020
12/07/2020
Time: 
4:30PM

Location:

Frank White Softball Complex
3901 SW Longview Rd, Lees Summit
Lees Summit, MO, 64081
United States

Phone:

816-503-4800

Drive Thru- Christmas In The Park - Jackson County, KC

Dates: 
12/05/2020
12/06/2020
12/07/2020
Time: 
Sun-Thu 5:30-10:30pm; Fri-Sat 5:30-11:30

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

2039776521

Facebook LIVE programs

Dates: 
01/09/2021
01/16/2021
01/23/2021
Time: 
10 am

Organization:

Helmer Nature Center

Location:

154 Pinegrove Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14617
United States

Phone:

5853363035

Family Guided Snowshoe

Dates: 
01/09/2021
01/24/2021
Time: 
3:30 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Gabby's Wag N' Walk 5K Virtual Fundraiser

Dates: 
12/05/2020
12/06/2020
12/07/2020
Time: 
12:00 am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Growing With The Thymes - Online Auction

Dates: 
12/05/2020
12/06/2020
12/07/2020
Time: 
12am-11:59pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Learning SPREE

Dates: 
12/18/2020
Time: 
12:00

Location:

10201 View High Dr
Lee's Summit, MO, 64081
United States

Lee’s Summit Magic Tree

Dates: 
12/05/2020
12/06/2020
12/07/2020
Time: 
see website

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Project Orangutan: Zoo Crew

Dates: 
12/08/2020
Time: 
2 p.m.

Organization:

Helmer Nature Center

Location:

154 Pinegrove Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14617
United States

Phone:

5853363035

Sunday Snowshoe Rental

Dates: 
01/03/2021
01/10/2021
01/17/2021
Time: 
1 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Cub Club with the Buffalo Zoo - Wed & Thurs at 10am & 11:30am Eastern

Dates: 
12/09/2020
12/10/2020
Time: 
10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Hoppy Hour Livestream with Tiny Tails - 9am Central

Dates: 
12/05/2020
12/09/2020
12/12/2020
Time: 
9 am - 10 am Central

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Nature’s Nursery Series

Dates: 
12/10/2020
Time: 
4 pm EASTERN

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Science Literacy Night

Dates: 
01/21/2021
Time: 
6:00 PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

WILD WEDNESDAY FREE LIVESTREAM ANIMAL ENCOUNTER!

Dates: 
12/09/2020
12/16/2020
12/23/2020
Time: 
6:30pm to 7:30pm CST

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Winter Survival Series (Virtual Course)

Dates: 
12/28/2020
12/29/2020
12/30/2020
Time: 
1:00pm - 2:30pm EST