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Loose Park

Wornall Road and 51st Street, Kansas City, MO 64112
+1 816-784-5300
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Amazing green space

We were there on Memorial Day and walked the enormous grounds. It reminded me of the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Duluth, Minnesota
Very Pretty & Peaceful

This park is a ABSOLUTELY beautiful park. There are playgrounds for children to play in, picnic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Evanston, Illinois
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This peaceful 74-acre retreat offers the fragrant Rose Garden, scenic walking paths and a small lake for those restful moments.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Wornall Road and 51st Street, Kansas City, MO 64112
+1 816-784-5300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on Memorial Day and walked the enormous grounds. It reminded me of the beautiful parks in Paris. We also didn't know that it was the site of a civil war battle, Battle of Westport" referred to as the Gettysburg of the West.

Thank Hidalee2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is a ABSOLUTELY beautiful park. There are playgrounds for children to play in, picnic grounds, a walking path, open field to play sports and even tennis courts. It's a very peaceful place to be. I have even seen multiple wedding parties take wedding...More

Thank ABThePK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park was just crammed full of people on the Sunday before Memorial Day with picnic all over the lawn, a party in the pavilion (can be reserved) and people just walking an enjoying the beautiful weather. Even with all the people you could get...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a local I stop by here occasionally to stroll through the rose garden. Beautiful, smells great and I glean an idea of roses to try in my own yard.

Thank TraciBrayMedium
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed our time at Loose Park. It's an absolutely beautiful place with a gorgeous rose garden. We so loved just walking around. The woman inside the visitor's center was extremely pleasant and guided us to the rose garden. We were...More

Thank Lin L
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This park is expansive and very beautiful. A great walk and respite to nature in the city. When you need a break from the bustle of city life, pop down for a little walk amongst the green. There are a number of paths to wander,...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

On a nice day, this is the place to be. A small/medium size park - there is a path around the outside that is a little over a mile. With small lake, playground, tennis courts, a shelter and some tables for cookouts plus lots of...More

Thank asharper
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great place for walking...a walking trail goes around the park with a diverse walk going around the pond, wooded area, field, rose garden and with very nice older homes bordering the park...awesome rose garden for walking and pictures and a very popular place for weddings...the...More

Thank Les R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The rose garden is beautiful. Nice park to walk around, or spend your lunch hour. We took family pictures in rose garden and by the water fountains.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I only had to walk about half amile to the opening site of the Battle of Westport (1864). The park is very nice in and of itself but it has many connections to Missouri's past including the Osage Indians and the Battle of Westport, a...More

Thank paneb
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Can you reserve a picnic table/grill at Loose Park (near the playground?) or are they first come first serve?
16 May 2016|
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Response from Garfypj | Reviewed this property |
I found this on the KC Parks website: Walk in reservations for the Loose Park shelter only begin at 7 a.m. in the Loose Park Garden Center, 5200 Pennsylvania, and online. Due to the Loose Trust for the park, food trucks are... More
Susie G
Do you do wedding here and if so how far of advance notice do you need
29 March 2016|
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Response from dddelapp | Reviewed this property |
My daughter inquired and yes weddings can be performed at many places in the park BUT the wait is VERY long typically over 6 months unless you choose a weekday