Lexington Lake Park, previously referred to as the Rieke Lake property, opened in July 2017. The property consists of 465-acres located west
of De Soto and north of K-10 Highway. The site includes a 30-acre
fishing lake, as well as a mix of woodlands, forest,
and open areas.
A master plan for the park was completed by a consulting team headed by Bowman Bowman Novick,
Inc., of Kansas City, Missouri. It was approved by the Board of Park and Recreation
Commissioners in 2008.
Master Plan - Highlights
Approximately 430 acres
Marina with boat ramp and parking
Paddle boat and canoe dock
Large picnic shelter
Several small shelters
8 to 10 walk-in campsites with restroom
Boardwalk over wetland area
Paved multi-use trail approx. 3.1 miles (approx. 5 kilometers)
Hiking trail approx. 1.4 miles (approx. 2.3 kilometers)
4 Soccer fields with parking and restroom
Cross Country trails
Approximately 160 acres
Lake area approximately 28 acres
Boat ramp and courtesy dock with parking
Picnic shelters with grills and water fountain
Playground with small shelter
Parking for restroom and shelters
Paved multi-use trail around the lake approx. 1.6 miles (2.5 kilometers)
Phase I - Complete
The first phase of the park's development is now complete.
Visit the Lexington Lake Park's project page for completion details, property notes, and future implementations.