Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

Disc Golf Courses

Bad Rock Creek at Stocksdale Park

Bad Rock Creek Disc Golf Course is an 18-hole course at Stocksdale Park in Liberty. Following the "Tee It Forward" philosophy, this course was designed for players of all skill levels - beginner, advanced and pro. Through the placement of alternate tee pads and additional baskets, Bad Rock Creek DGC combines three courses - red, blue and gold - into one 18-hole layout. Bad Rock Creek is one of the top rated courses in the KC Metro area. Course map (PDF).

Course Guide

  • Red Course: Use short tee pads marked with red paint (for holes in which they occur) to the blue baskets.
  • Blue CourseUse long tee pads (unpainted) to the blue baskets. Designed for experienced and advanced players.
  • Gold Course: Use long tee pads to the nine gold baskets (for holes in which they occur). Championship layout designed for advanced and pro play with greater length, obstacles and hazards.

Liberty Parks and Recreation works cooperatively with the KC Flying Disc Club on course maintenance, enhancement, and promotion. The Club holds a weekly tournament at the course one evening a week in the spring through fall.

9-Hole Course at Bennett Park

There is a new nine-hole course at Bennett Park. This course was a collaborative effort between citizens and LPR to create a smaller course encouraging beginners to play disc golf. Course map (PDF).

Dog Parks

Stocksdale Park - 901 S La Frenz Rd, Liberty MO 64068 - The Liberty Dog Park includes three acres of fully fenced area for dogs to enjoy as well as a 5,400 square foot section dedicated to small dogs. The park features agility obstacles, benches, fire hydrants and a water spigot for your pets to enjoy! Plus benches, a shade structure and water fountain for our human friends.

Located in the northwest corner of Ruth Moore Park - 401 N Grover St, Liberty MO 64068 - Anderson Dog Park was built in honor of Betty Lou and Denny Anderson.


Fountain Bluff Sports Complex offers 8 ponds for those looking to cast a line. The Missouri Department of Conservation stocks the ponds with rainbow trout several times each year. A Missouri fishing permit is required, and a trout permit also is required if trout are harvested.

A winter trout fishing hotline for the Kansas City metro area with updates on stocking is available at 816-525-0300, ext. 4001. Capital Federal Sports Complex is located at 2200 E. Old 210 Hwy. MDC Winter Trout Fishing Info

Hiking and Biking Trails

Liberty's multi-use trail system covers more than 10 miles of trails through parks and greenways across the city. Trails range from less than 1/4 mile to 2 1/4 miles. Many of the trails connect with neighborhood sidewalks and can offer walkers, bikers, and runners miles of opportunities for recreation and fitness. Rollerblading is welcome on all asphalt trails, although Cates Creek and the north trail at Westboro-Canterbury offer the best surfaces. 

Mountain Bike Trails

Mountain bike enthusiasts will find one of the region's most extensive single-track trail systems at Stocksdale Park and adjacent Walnut Woods Conservation Area. An easier trail loops around a grassy area while 5.5 miles of trail winds through the woods of the park and conservation area.  Trails Map»


Want to cool off on a hot summer day? Check out Liberty's two splash pads. Replaced in 2017 and located next to Liberty's main Fire Station, the Ruth Moore Park splash pad features a fire theme with hose sprayers, a fire ring that rains water, and more! Or head to City Park where kids can keep cool while dodging the water sprays.