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Arthur and Betty Verhaeghe Park


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  1. Picnic Shelters
  2. Playground
  3. Portable Restroom
  4. Trails

Arthur and Betty Verhaeghe Park

With its delightful farm-themed playground, this 11 acre park serves as an access point for the Coffee Creek Streamway Trail. The land for the park was donated by Arthur and Betty Verhaeghe of Overland Park. 

Verhaeghe Park Playground (3)

Park Shelter

Verhaeghe Park has one shelter. To ensure the use of a shelter, reservations are recommended. 

For individual shelter details and to reserve online, view the Subfacilities section below.

To check availability or to reserve a shelter online, visit the reservation and rentals page, call (913) 831-3359, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., or visit our Registration Office in Antioch Park.

Community Garden

We are proud to announce the unveiling of the first community garden initiative within JCPRD! Thanks to a generous donation from the Verhaeghe family, the Arthur & Betty Verhaeghe Park Community Gardens opened in 2022. Longtime residents and farmers of Johnson County, the Verhaeghes are excited to pass on the pride associated with their nearly 100-year tradition of growing one’s own vegetables. There are eight garden plots available and interested individuals living within a 10-mile radius of the park may apply online. 

Public Art

Learn about the mural that will be installed at Shelter 1 in summer 2024!

Verhaeghe Mural Location with Arrow

History of the Site

View the interpretative panel that is located at Verhaeghe Park and to learn more about agriculture in Johnson County, Kansas. This panel was created in partnership with the Johnson County Museum.

Preview Image - Verhaeghe Park Interpretative Panel

Park Police & Safety

In an emergency, dial 911. To reach the Park Police dispatch, call (913) 782-0720.
For additional information and safety tips, visit JCPRD's Park Police page.


  1. Arthur and Betty Verhaeghe Park Shelter 1

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