- Parks & Trails
Parks & Trails
Gage Park features a mini-train and carousel, aquatic center, rose garden, 2-mile fitness loop trail, the Topeka Zoo and the Kansas Children's Discovery Center.
Lake Shawnee is visited by more than 1 million people each year for festivals, ball tournaments, golf, boating, fishing and camping or just to hike the Lake Shawnee Trail and visit Ted Ensley Gardens.
Ward-Meade Historic Site
Learn how the pioneers came west with a visit to a pioneer log cabin, an 1800s village and the Ward-Meade Mansion, now on the national register of historic places. The site also features a 2.5-acre Botanical Garden.
Trails & Maps
Our 60 miles of trails offer a leisurely stroll with side ventures into beautiful gardens, or a hike, run or mountain bike ride up hilly terrain leading to panoramic views of the county.
Our park system is comprised of 109 parks, view a full listing of all parks here.
View a listing of all of our public fishing areas as well as hours, rules and regulations.
Learn about our three skate parks including amenities and locations.
Report a Park Issue
Learn how to report a maintenance issue or how to contact the Park Police.