We just couldn’t sit still! We have decided that we are going to visit a park in EVERY county in Kansas!! We are Kansas Explorers – inspired by the amazing Kansas Sampler Foundation. They have come out with some great Kansas guide books. We snagged our new version at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum gift … More Our New Quest
We have just a few more parks our list! This has been such a wonderful adventure ! We’ve met some great people, found some hidden Wichita gems and most importantly, spent time together! I hope the boys look back at this summer with fond memories… I know I will! Sunday we’re celebrating our final park: … More The End is Near
Planeview Park is a spacious park (108 acres!!!!) in southeast Wichita that has something for everyone. This park has one of the two cricket fields in Wichita. How cool is that?! We drove by a game in progress one afternoon and had to do a double take. Features: Playground Base: Sand Slides Shelters Picnic Tables … More #74. Planeview Park
For our 69th park, we visited Friendship Park in the Hilltop Neighborhood, between Bluffview and Terrace (near Oliver and Harry). We parked in the Head Start parking lot off of Terrace Drive and began our visit. Unfortunately, first things we noticed were the amount of trash in the park and a small pack of little … More #69. Friendship Park
We traveled to Oklahoma City this weekend and were told we just HAD to visit their acclaimed Children's Garden and playground. We are so glad we did! They have a children's garden with a playground, amphitheater, botanical garden (which is FREE), a tropical rain-forest (Crystal Bridge – admission fee does apply to this), a dog … More On the Road: OKC Botanical Gardens – Children’s Garden
I received a flyer from Junior League about a special splash with dad event at Oaklawn Splash Pad. Hold the phone… there's another splash pad in the Wichita area?! How did we not know about this?! We had to go check it out! It's located south of Wichita in Oak Lawn, at 2937 Oaklawn Drive. … More #67. Oaklawn Splash Pad & Idlewild Park
There are a number of parks that are in the city limits of Wichita (and on the edge) that do not fall under the Wichita Parks and Recreation umbrella. I feel like we'd be missing out on some great parks if we left those out. We have identified some of these by chance and happenstance, … More Our Park List – YOUR Help is Needed!