#122. Swanson Park

Swanson Park is located near the corner of Central and Maize.  The parking lot for the park is on Maize, north of the shopping center on that corner.  The park is a beautiful oasis, with nature trails and is a Wichita Wild Habitat Area. There’s signage at the start of the path that is a … More #122. Swanson Park

#113. Chisholm Creek Park – North

Chisholm Creek Park runs along 96 and Woodlawn, with one portion to the north of 96.  Chisholm Creek Park North has a nice sized fishing lake and nature paths.  According to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, this lake is good for channel catfish and largemouth bass fishing: http://ksoutdoors.com/Fishing/Where-to-Fish-in-Kansas/Fishing-Locations-Public-Waters/South-Central-Region/Wichita-Chisholm-North-Lake  Features: Playground: None Nature Trail … More #113. Chisholm Creek Park – North

#91. Cowskin Greenway (Nellie’s Pond)

The Cowskin Greenway actually consists of several separate pieces of land, but we're just doing the 'Nellie's Pond' section.  Information and locations of the other land donations lumped into the Cowskin Greenway can be found on the Wichita Parks and Rec site:  http://www.wichita.gov/ParkandRec/CityParks/Pages/Cowskin.aspx  Features: Playground: None Park Benches Fishing Pond Paved Walking Trail Bathrooms: None … More #91. Cowskin Greenway (Nellie’s Pond)

#90. Meadows Park

  If Andy hadn't been with us, we wouldn't have known that there was an amazing playground hidden behind the neighborhood.  You can see the sign for the park from Maple Street (near 119th and Maple), and a big field.  If you turn in the neighborhood to the west of the park, you will see … More #90. Meadows Park

#83. Mead Island

Mead Island is a Wichita Wild Habitat Area in northwest Wichita that you can only get to by boat.  It's in the Little Arkansas River, near North High School/Minisa Bridge and the Bitting Bridge entrance to Riverside Park. Since we couldn't find a boat to take us to the 5-acre island, we settled on pictures … More #83. Mead Island