Trail sites in the Northwest part of the Kansas City area
Waterfall at Parkville Nature Sanctuary

Parkville Nature Sanctuary  [website]
• 1201 East Park St., Parkville, Mo., just north of Park University   athletic field
• Approximately 2.5 miles of connected trails

• 115 acres of woods and wetlands
• Waterfall and boardwalk features
• See turkeys, woodpeckers, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, more.

  English Landing Park  [website]
• Along the Missouri River in Parkville, Mo.
• Two miles of paved trails in lightly wooded area
• Nice views of the river and Park University
• Good place to see Northern Orioles
Trail at English Landing Park
Schlagle Library and Environmental Learning Center
Wyandotte County Lake  [website]
• Schlagle Library and Environmental Learning Center
• One-half mile paved Stotler Cove nature trail
• Eight mile hiking/bridle trail around lake
• Good place to see waterfowl and raptors
 
Weston Bend State Park  [website]
• About 30 miles northwest of Kansas City, Mo. on Hwy 45,
  one-half mile south of intersection of Hwys 45 and 273
• Three-mile paved trail through wooded hills
• Several unpaved trails from 0.5 to 2.5 miles long
• Loess bluffs with maple trees and great views of Missouri River
• Wood Thrush, Scarlet Tanager, buntings, cuckoos, vireos,
  towhees, other species
Missouri River from trail at Weston Bend State Park
Page added 6/10/2011 (Latest Rev7/31/2015 major new KC bird list)