Map of bike paths / walking paths in the South Kansas City Urban area

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Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Kansas City, Kansas

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Kansas City, Kansas

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BIKE PATHS / WALKING PATHS

133rd Street Trail

Black Bob Park Trail

Black Hoop Park Trail

Charles J. Stump Memorial Park Trail

Clear Creek Trail

Coffee Creek Streamway Trail

Coon Creek Trail

Eastbrooke Greenway Trail

Garrett Park Trail

Gary L. Haller Trail

Heritage Park Trails

Indian Creek Trail Bike and Hike Trail

Mehaffie Creek Trail

Rock Creek Trail

Rolling Ridge Trail

Shawnee Mission Park Trail

Tomahawk Creek Trail

Turkey Creek Trail

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Kansas City, MO

Kansas City is located on the far eastern side of the State of Kansas along the Missouri River across from Kansas City, Missouri. Other communities in this area include: Olathe, Overland Park, Merriam, Shawnee and Lenexa.

The greater Kansas City area has a greenway system named MetroGreen with numerous recreational trails for bike riding, walking, enjoying the outdoors or commuting to work or school. Many of these trails follow natural greenbelts forms by creeks and rivers, follow along major roadways or take advantage of abandoned railroad routes. These pathways help to connect parks, schools, business areas and other attractions.

Most of the recreational trails for cycling and walking are located in the areas to the south of Kansas City, such as the cities of Overland Park, Leawood, Olathe, Lanexa and Shawnee. There are several very large systems of paved pathways located along creeks and rivers as well as wide pathways alongside major roadways or through residential neighborhoods.

Indian Creek Bike and Hike Trail & Tomahawk Creek Trail

The Indian Creek Bike and Hike Trail and the Tomahawk Creek Trail are a system of over 25 miles of paved pathways located in Leawood, Overland Park and Olathe, Kansas and connect to trails in Kansas City, Missouri. This trail system also connects to several other trails in the area, connects several parks and greenbelts and provides a safer and more attractive way to cut through the urban area in the southern section of the Kansas City area.

The Indian Creek Bike and Hike Trail starts at the border with Missouri and heads to the west through the greenbelt alongside Indian Creek. The trail wanders through commercial and residential areas of Leawood and Overland Park. There are underpasses for crossing the major roadways. The southwest end of the trail is located near S. Ridgeview Road and W. 159th Street. The Tomahawk Trail takes off from the Indian Creek Bike and Hike Trail in the Leawood Park area. It takes a more southerly route through the greenbelt along Tomahawk Creek. The southwest end of the Tomahawk Creek Trail is located at Pflumm Road and W. 143rd Street.

Read more about the Indian Creek Bike and Hike Trail & Tomahawk Creek Trail

Gary L. Haller Trail

The Gary L. Haller Trail is a 12-mile long paved trail that wanders along the greenbelt created by Mill Creek as it flows through Johnson County. The trail goes through the cities of Shawnee, Lenexa and Olathe in the southwest portion of the Kansas City area. The north end of the Gary L. Haller Trail is located just south of the Kansas River. The route of the trail goes past multiple parks, including Shawnee Mission Park. The trail connects to several other local bike paths and provides a safer and more pleasant way to get through the urban area by bicycle.

Read more about the Gary L. Haller Trail

Turkey Creek Trail

The Turkey Creek Trail is a 3.5-mile long paved trail located in the city of Merriam just west of Interstate 35. The north end of the trail is located at Merriam Drive and W. 52nd Street. The trail heads to the south through the greenbelt alongside Turkey Creek. The trail goes under the interchange of Interstate 35 and Shawnee Mission Parkway. The routhe takes it through Chatlain Park. The south end of the trail is located at W 75th Street and Kings Cove Drive.

Coffee Creek Streamway Trail

The Coffee Creek Streamway Trail is a 3.4-mile long paved pathway located in Johnson County. The trail meanders through the natural areas alongside Coffee Creek and spans from Heritage Park to Switzer Road.

The Coffee Creek Streamway Trail connects to the pathways within Heritage Park.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails for bike riding, running and walking in Kansas City, Kansas.


Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Kansas

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Kansas.