Blue River Watershed has many public parks, lakes, and trails that provide great
opportunities for outdoor recreation.
some highlights and their links to
Jackson County Parks and
Recreation website pages for more information and downloadable maps.
PARKS and LAKES
2-miles East of I-470/291 on
Woods Chapel Road
Blue Springs Lake
Longview Lake Park:
1-mile south of I-470 and
Raytown Rd (exit 4)
Little Blue Trace Park and Trail:
A ten-mile hiking and bicycle trail makes up this 1,856
acre park. The trail borders the Little Blue River from Longview Lake
north to Blue Mills Road. Other recreation facilities, along this trail system, include 4 shelters,
30 picnic tables, softball field and 3 soccer fields.
Little Blue Trace Park
Click here to
download a map of Little Blue