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Cedar Niles Park Map (PDF)

Cedar Niles Park Trails Map (PDF)


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Cedar Niles Park

Opening in January 2022, Cedar Niles Park is JCPRD's newest park.

Cedar Niles Park is located west of K-7, stretching from approximately 119th Street just past 135th Street. The property totals 1,030 acres and contains many natural assets including streams, dramatic topography, and diverse plant life. Cedar Niles Park offers 4 miles of multi-use paved trails as well as 4.5 miles of single-track trails for mountain biking and hiking. The 4.5-mile stretch of the unpaved medium-difficulty trail is called the Columbine Loop after the native wildflower which can be found abundantly on the northern portion of the trail. Amenities at the 135th Street Access include a shelter and playground, and each of the access points offers bike fix-it stations. 

Cedar Niles Park trail

The master plan for Cedar Niles was first developed in 2008. The predominate public opinion was that the park should include mostly passive uses, with a strong interest in a variety of trails. The Cedar Niles Park design concept was presented at the Feb. 20, 2019 Regular Board Meeting. The board moved to proceed with design and construction documents.

Park Shelter

Cedar Niles Park has one shelter located at the 135th Street Access Point. 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.

Access Point Amenities

127th and Clare Road

  • Trail head
  • Paved parking lot
  • Portable Restroom
  • Water fountain (open from April 15 - Oct. 15) 
  • Bike fix-it station

119th Street West of K-7

  • Trail head
  • Paved parking lot
  • Portable Restroom
  • Water Fountain (open from April 15 - Oct. 15) 
  • Bike fix-it station

135th Street Access Point

  • Trail head
  • Playground
  • Shelter
  • Restrooms (open from April 15 - Oct. 15) 
  • Water fountain (open from April 15 - Oct. 15)
  • Bike fix-it station

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.

Future Implementation

  • Wetlands
  • Practice fields
  • Additional shelters
  • Restrooms
  • Off-leash dog area
  • Equestrian trails
  • Archery Range
  • Restored Prairie


  1. Cedar Niles Park Shelter 1

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