Parkville – Town and Nature YRE

About the walk

The Parkville walk includes English Landing Park and the Parkville Nature Sanctuary. These adjacent trails have magnificent views of the Missouri River. If you’re lucky you may even see an eagle or two on the banks of the river. After the riverfront trails, walkers will then go through historic the historic Park University campus and its unique underground library and classrooms. After leaving this educational facility founded in 1875, you will head over to Parkville Nature Sanctuary to view nature in the city. After this adventure in nature, you will then walk through downtown Parkville with its quaint shops and restaurants before ending the walk back at English Landing Park.

Start Point:
Parkville Conoco Station
7500 NW Riverpark Drive (Highway 9)
Parkville, MO 64152

Goggle Map of Start Location

Walk box is located on the floor near the front of the store. You will drive approximately 1.5 miles to the actual walk start location.

Hours of Operations:
Daily: 24 Hrs (but please walk in daylight hours only)

AVA information:

Walk Distance: 5 KM and 10 KM
Trail Rating: 1A (2B in the Nature Sanctuary)

Special Programs: Doin’ The Louisiana Purchase, Bridges – Spanning the USA, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices. “Platte County” in the Walking MO County Special Program.