Category: City Parks

City Parks

Wichita County Park and Swimming Pool

Wichita County Park at Fifth and Earl sports a new swimming pool with water slides and other recreational items including basketball, tennis and sand volleyball courts; sheltered picnic areas; children’s multi-level climb and play apparatus, and a walking path that winds around the perimeter of the park. A great place to stretch your legs and relax with your family.rn rnAt the Leoti Old City Park, 2nd and ‘N’ Street, you will find a picnic shelter, walking path, horseshoe pits and playground equipment.

City Parks

There are three parks within the city limits, with City Park located at Third and Main. This is the largest park with facilities for picnics and barbecues, public restrooms, as well as a large playground area with newly added equipment for the children. Many family and class reunions have taken place here over the years.

Everett Rowden Park is nestled into a residential area at Tenth and West City Limits. This park also includes a picnic shelter with barbecue grills and plenty of open room for a game of Frisbee or tag. Playground equipment includes a basketball court and the old-fashioned merry-go-round and some swings. This park was dedicated to Everett Rowden, a former City Superintendent, in 1987.

Smith Pioneer Park is located at Eighth and Main and provides a welcoming atmosphere with a central gazebo and sitting benches for those who enjoy the serenity of nature. The gazebo has been used in the past as the stage for a summer wedding. This park was donated by Aldora (Smith) Parsons and family, the previous resident of this lot. rn

Schnack Park

While you’re visiting Larned, visit Schnack Park. Take in the fresh air amid the greenery of the Park. A spacious swimming pool is also available to take away summer’s heat. Pack a lunch, view the fountain and relax in our picnic area. Ride the “Schnack Express” train for free on Sundays in Schnack Park.rn

Whistle Stop Park

The newest city park, Whistle Stop Park, runs parallel to the railroad tracks of Elkhart and covers 23.5 acres.

Located along Highway 56, it allows walkers, bikers, and rollerbladers access to over a mile and a half of asphalt paths. It is this park that has become the talk of the state as far as community involvement and usage.

The city currently has five city parks in it’s care. Cunningham Park is located at the North-Western end of Morton Street. This park is geared towards pre-teen and teen users with tennis courts, and a basketball court. The City-Library Park, located on Kansas Ave next to the Morton County Library is geared towards toddlers and grade school children with its many slides and swings it often welcomes families looking to get out in the sun and fun. Coronado Park located just off of Baca Ave on Cimarron Road is a small multi-purpose park with swings, and other multi-age playground equipment areas. Swimming Pool Park is where the Municipal Pool is located and offers visitors everything from horse shoe throws to areas where children may go and romp and play on many slides and ladders.

Loucks Municipal Park

Sunshine and fresh air abound at Loucks Municipal Park, two miles west of Lakin on U.S. HWY 50. Donated by Charles A. and Rhonda Loucks in 1950, Loucks is an 80 acre park that is home for the Kearny County Saddle Club and Rodeo Arena, Kearny County Fairgrounds, and the Louck M Park Golf Course. Golfers, don’t pass up the chance to play this excellent 9-hole golf course, referred to as one of the finest municipal courses in Kansas.rn

Syracuse Parks

Jaycee Park
409 S. Main
Shelter house, bathrooms, playground equipment, picnic tables, horseshoes, shade.

Benchmark Park
Huser and E. Ave. G
rnShelter house, playground equipment, 1/2 court Basketball, sidewalk trail, horseshoes, shade.

Jackson Park
200 N. Main, Downtown Syracuse,
Shade, picnic table, close to downtown shopping

Veteran’s Park
Handpainted Mural
rnIntersection of Hwy 50 and Hwy 27

Tribune City Parks

Tribune ParksrnTribune’s four parks are inviting to the public and appealing to the eye.

Holland Park offers an outdoor basketball court and an enclosed area for playground equipment especially designed for infants to children age 5.

City Park is a tree-lined, picnic area with a playground for kids of all ages.

PRIDE Park beckons visitors to sit and enjoy the day.

The town’s newest park, Peggy’s Place, welcomes travelers with a variety of lush foilage and seating areas.