Visitor Services

Mark your calendars! Free Fishing Weekend: June 6 and 7

The first full weekend in June is free fishing weekend in the state of Kansas! Patrons do not need a fishing license during free fishing weekend, but must follow all other regulations.

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Visitor Services Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Saturday and Sunday: 9 AM - 5 PM

JCPRD permits can be purchased in-person at the Visitor Services counter, Johnson County Walmart locations, Scheels, and Bass Pro Shop. You may also purchase permits over the phone by calling 913-438-7275.  Kansas State fishing licenses can be purchased at the above retailers, as well as online at ksoutdoors.com/License-Permits.

Located inside the Shawnee Mission Park JCPRD Administration Building, Visitor Services provides patrons with the following:

  • Park maps
  • Trail guides
  • My JCPRD Activities catalog
  • JCPRD park permits (fishing, boating, archery, and metal detecting)
  • Purchase Kansas State fishing licenses
  • Orienteering course packets
  • Model rocket permits
  • Remote controlled vehicle permits

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