County #10: Labette

Our 10th county was Labette, in Southeast Kansas, home to the city of Parsons.  We quickly found Forest Park, Parson’s largest park. Right away, the boys noticed the small railroad tracks that traversed the park.  It was the Kiwanis Pancake Special Train’s tracks, and was not in operation when we were visiting.  According to Parson’s … More County #10: Labette

#126. College Hill Park

College Hill Park is our neighborhood park, and a delightful final spot for this adventure. Features: Playground Base: Sand Merry-Go-Round Swings Slides Pool Bathroom (near pool area) The pool is probably the nicest community pool in Wichita, and it was busy the evening we went.  The big difference we noticed, was that this was the … More #126. College Hill Park

#110. Boston Park

Boston Park is a large park in southeast Wichita near Woodlawn and Harry.  The rec center is home to some great learning activities ranging from athletic to every day skills like cooking.  It’s also host to Wichita Parks and Rec’s Specialty Camps for kids aged 6-13.  This year they had themed camps like Lego Mania, … More #110. Boston Park

#97. Edgemoor Park

Edgemoor Park was one of the parks I spent my summers at growing up.  The pool was always popular and the playground consisted of an amazing wood structure.  I wish we had pictures of how it was before the new playground – it was amazing. Features: Playground Base: Picnic Tables Rec Center Tennis Courts Basketball … More #97. Edgemoor Park