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2024 Platte County Calendars are available!

December 27, 2023
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2024 Platte County Calendars are available! The calendars can be picked up at local community centers, city halls, post offices and libraries in Platte County. If you would like one mailed to you please contact the Parks office 816-858-3419.  

Way to GO! Platte County Parks Staff!

December 15, 2023
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Thanks to everyone in the Platte County Parks department! Take a look at the impressive list of completed projects and activities in 2023! Also a huge thank you to everyone who voted for the Parks Sales Tax. These funds are critical to expanding, improving and maintaining Platte County Parks.  

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Brush Creek Trail is Now Open!

November 6, 2023
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Platte County Parks is thrilled to announce the grand opening of the Brush Creek Trail, a significant addition to our County’s trail network. The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on November 3, 2023, at the Brush Creek Trail, River Road Trailhead. At the grand opening ceremony, we were joined by local […]

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The Next Park Board Meeting is on Monday, September 25

September 13, 2023
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It will be the normal meeting at the Platte County Administration Building, behind the courthouse at 415 Third Street, Platte City, MO 64079

Annual Platte County Parks Book Drive thru June 23, 2023

April 28, 2022
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Got Books? Pay it forward and donate your used books. Especially interested in childrens books and elementary/teen chapter books. Books will resupply the Platte County Parks Little Libraries at Barry Platte Park, Prairie Creek Greenway and Platte Ridge Park. You can drop off used books at Platte County Parks, 415 […]

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Dorothy Day Cabin now available

March 18, 2022
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Did you know??? The Day Log Cabin is available for children’s events, small groups, book clubs and tours.

FREE Yoga in the Park-every Thursday! 6PM

March 8, 2022
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Free Yoga in the Park, 2024 Sunset Summer Series (16-week series) May thru Sept, 2024 End your day with Yoga in the Park, led by Amy Vance with AV Yoga and Wellness All levels flow yoga on the lawn Bring your own mat or bring a beach towel if you […]

Rolling on the River Fun Bike Ride

March 7, 2022
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Family Friendly Bike Ride along the Missouri River Front Trail 2nd Annual event on National Trails Day June 1, 2024 ~ 9AM Start E.H. Young Park, Riverside to Platte Landing Park, Parkville and back. Parents sign yourself up then go back in and sign up each child individually. We must […]

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Free Fishing Day 2024

March 5, 2022
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THE FREE FISHING CLINIC The Missouri Department of Conservation and Platte County Parks & Recreation will host a free fishing clinic at the Platte Ridge Park fishing pond on Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 10AM-Noon. The Conservation Department will have poles, hooks, and bobbers available for use, and Platte County […]

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Float on the Platte River

March 1, 2022
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Float on the Platte River-2023 Dates to be determined by water level NOTE: 2022 was a severe drought year and we were not able to paddle the Platte River due to extremely low water levels. If you have your own kayak and would like to paddle this river on your […]