Heritage Park Master Plan

Heritage Park is a 1,238-acre park is located at 159th and Pflumm Road. Purchased in 1979, it consists of 10 various sized shelters, picnic areas, a 40-acre lake, marina, a 30-acre dog off-leash area, play areas, outdoor exercise equipment, softball, football, and soccer fields, concessions, and the 18-hole championship Heritage Park Golf Course.

The master plans for Heritage Park as well as Ernie Miller and Shawnee Mission Parks were developed, proposed and completed by the consulting team Landplan Engineering, submitting a plan titled "3 Plans for 3 Parks." The plan was approved by the JCPRD’s Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners on December 17, 2003.  The Board approved a new Master Plan for Ernie Miller Park and Nature Center in 2017.

Master Plan Highlights

  • 18-Hole golf course
  • Accessible entrance walkway
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Approximately 1,238 acres
  • Disc golf course
  • Drinking fountains
  • Equestrian area
  • Football sports complex
  • Improved lighting
  • Lake / T-docks
  • Large and small shelters
  • Marina
  • Multi-use paved trails
  • Nature play area
  • New concessions
  • Off-leash area
  • Open play area
  • Soccer sports complex
  • Softball sports complex

Future Improvements

  • Chipping and putting greens
  • Fire ring
  • New headwall and lake viewing plaza
  • Realignment of course holes
  • Satellite concession / restroom
  • Stone seating wall
  • Trailhead access
  • Two new fishing piers

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