Are you looking for a particular park, or just curious about what's in your neighborhood? Here we have a list of area parks that will get your family laughing, and playing! Click on the name of the parks for more information. You can also click on the address of each park for a map to pull up for directions. If you know of a park that should be added, feel free to contact us!
Center Creek Park
Center Creek Park features the Bulldog Beach Pool, tennis and basketball courts, sand volleyball, picnic tables with shelters, and of course playground equipment for the kids. The park is very large, and is semi-wooded, which is great for a picnic. You can also fish from the banks of Center Creek, which is always a lot of fun!
The park is located at 203 Valley Lane, Carl Junction, MO 64834
The Battle of Carthage Historic Site
The Battle of Carthage was the earliest full-scale battle of the Civil War, preceding Bull Run by 11 days. Battle of Carthage State Historic Site contains a quiet meadow and the spring that made the area an encampment for both the Union and Confederate troops during the battle. The area is little changed in its appearance since the battle was fought on July 5, 1861. An interpretative kiosk explains the history of the battle
The park is opened during daylight hours and is located at 1219 East Chestnut Street, Carthage, MO
Carthage Municipal Park
Municipal park has so many things to enjoy! There is a skating rink, swimming pool, tennis courts, playgrounds, Carthage Kiwanis, and scenic picnic shelters. The park also encompasses an 18 hole golf course. The park is very large, so you can easily fly a kite, play with a ball, or ride your bike!
Municipal Park is located at 1827 Richard Webster Drive, Carthage, MO
McClelland Park is popular with Disc Golf, and also has a wonderful playground, grills, and a very opened area.
McClelland Park is located at Glendale Road and McClelland Park Boulevard, Joplin, Missouri
Will Norton Maricle Field
Will Norton Maricle Field is a great park for a child with special needs. The playground is big enough for wheel chairs, and full support swings. The park is also great for sensory needs. The park also offers sport teams for those with special needs, and it's a great program!
Memorial park was first a reflective park where the memories of those Webb City veterans who lost their lives in World War I could be honored and cherished by the entire community. Since then, the Memorial board has been updated to include more of our fallen. Today, in addition to the Veterans Memorial, there is a playground, swing sets, basketball court, and picnic tables.
Memorial Park is located at Ball and Daugherty Street, Webb City, Missouri
Sunset Creek Park
Sunset Creek Park is a newer park, with playground, and tennis courts. There is plenty of room to run around, and have a picnic.
Sunset Creek Park is located at East Rudondo Drive and West Aylor Street, Webb City, Missouri
Hatten Park features a family-size pavilion, two playgrounds, picnic tables, and several basketball goals. The Webb City Parks & Recreation Department has scheduled a park-wide restoration beginning in the fall of 2014. The project will be focused on restoring, as much as is practical, Hatten Park to its original WPA appearance of the 1930’s.
Hatten Park is located at 354 N. College Street, Webb City, Missouri