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Jul 19

6 Liberty Parks & Trails to Explore this Summer

Posted on July 19, 2019 at 2:54 PM by Sara Cooke

Whether it's good for an evening walk, picnic, or a family day outside, each of the City of Liberty's parks has something different to offer. Scattered throughout the City of Liberty are 12 parks and trails with amenities such as soccer fields, tennis courts, playgrounds, spray grounds, dog park and so much moreLiberty residents and visitors can enjoy more than 500 acres of parks, 10 miles of multi-use asphalt trails, and 6 miles of primitive trails across the City. Here's a list of some of the best parks in Liberty:

1. Stocksdale Park - 901 S LaFrenz Road, Liberty, MO 64068
Stocksdale Park covers 112-acres of the eastern edge of Liberty. It provides a wide range of amenities including conservation areas of prairie and forest, one of the region's most extensive mountain bike trails, a disc golf course and dog park. 

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This park features

  • 2 Picnic Shelters
  • 1 Playground
  • 12 Horseshoe Courts
  • 1 Volleyball Court
  • 2 Soccer/Multi-Use Fields
  • 2 Softball/Multi-Use Fields
  • 18-hole Disc Golf Course
  • 3-acre Dog Park
  • 1/2 asphalt trail
  • 1 mile natural surface trail
  • 7 mile mountain bike trail

2. Bennett Park 1100 N. Clayview Drive, Liberty MO, 64068
 Bennett Park encompasses 45-acres and includes including the City's skate park, a playground and tennis courts. 

Bennett Park

This park features
 
  • 2 Picnic Shelters
  • 2 Playgrounds
  • 6 Tennis Courts
  • 1 Soccer Field
  • 1 Baseball Field
  • 1 Skate Park
  • 1 Trail
  • 1 Restroom

3. Westboro/Canterbury Par
k - 1400 Canterbury Lane, Liberty, MO 64068
Westboro-Canterbury Greenway covers 42-acres and includes one of Liberty's most utilized asphalt trails and two new playgrounds!

Westboro Canterbury Greenway

This park features

  • 1 Picnic Shelter
  • 2 Playgrounds
  • 1 Soccer/Multi-Use Field
  • 1 Softball/Multi-Use Field
  • 2 Mile asphalt Trail

4. Ruth Moore Park - 401 N Grover Street, Liberty, MO 64068
Ruth Moore Park is named after Liberty's Park Board Chair in 1954. Located just a few blocks from historic downtown Liberty and next door to one of Liberty's fire stations, this park features a popular fire-themed splash pad and a newly installed zip line.

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This park features

  • 1 Spray Ground
  • 1 Picnic Shelter
  • 1 Playground
  • 2 Horseshoe Pits
  • 1 Basketball Court
  • Neighborhood orchard
  • Zip-line

5.  Arthur's Hill Park -
 243 S Jewell Street, Liberty, MO 64068
Tucked in a neighborhood southeast of downtown Liberty, Arthur Park may be just  2-acres, but it's tree house play amenity, in ground slides and climbing structure are popular with the kids. 

Arthur's Hill Park

This park features

  • Picnic Tables
  • Swings
  • Slides
  • Climbing Play Structure
  • Soccer Goals and a Large Sandbox 

6. Fountain Bluff Sports Complex - 2200 Old 210 Highway, Liberty, MO 64068
While this facility is known by many as the place to play baseball, softball and soccer in the northland, Fountain Bluff Sports Complex quite a bit more within its 146 acres, including stocked fishing ponds, three playgrounds and paved walking trails. 

This complex features:

  • 9 Softball/Baseball Fields
  • 2 Covered Playgrounds
  • 1 Playground by the Soccer Fields
  • 9 Soccer Fields 
  • 2 Miles of Paved Walking Trails
  • 8 Ponds stocked for fishing

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For more information and a complete list of Liberty's parks and trails, see the Parks and Recreation website. 

-- -- Contributed by Liz Lovesee, intern with the City of Liberty
  

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