A National Trails Day® celebration of Johnson County’s parks and trails.
Shawnee Mission Park
Pack the picnic basket, gather your family and friends, and kick off the summer with a "daycation" in Shawnee Mission Park. As always, you’ll find a fun-filled variety of facilities and activities to choose from, and on this special day all of them are free!
This event coincides with JCPRD’s annual free fishing weekend when both state and district fishing and boating permits, as well as JCPRD archery permits, are waived.
Food and drink concessions available for purchase at the Beach House
Free Fishing, Boating, and Archery Weekend
June 3 & 4 - Take advantage of this annual permit-free weekend for fishing, boating (Shawnee Mission, Kill Creek, and Lexington Lake parks only), and archery (Shawnee Mission Park only). This coincides with the State of Kansas’ “Free Fishing and Park Entrance Days” at state parks whereby state fishing permits are also waived. JCPRD trout permits are still required if fishing for trout at Shawnee Mission and Kill Creek Park lakes. Regular park hours for these days are 5 am to 11 pm at Kill Creek, Lexington Lake, Meadowbrook, and Shawnee Mission parks, 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Antioch Park, and dawn to dusk at the Stoll and the Streamway parks.
Park Locations: Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee Mission, KS, 66219; Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS 66202; Lexington Lake Park, 8850 Sunflower Road, De Soto, KS 66018; Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, KS 66061; Meadowbrook Park, 9101 Nall Ave., Prairie Village; Streamway Park, locations vary.