Kill Creek Park

Kill Creek Park

Kill Creek Park is the third and newest regional park in the district’s system. Opened in 2001, the park is easily accessible, and yet secluded. The park is located in western Johnson County between De Soto and Olathe.

Nestled within the park's beautiful natural setting are:

  • Four picnic shelters
  • The Russell and Helen Means Observation Tower
  • A swimming beach
  • A marina
  • More than 12 miles of hiking, mountain bike and equestrian trails.

The park also includes one and a half miles of paved, shared use trails for walking, running and bicycling.

Located adjacent to Kill Creek Park, the TimberRidge Adventure Center includes:

  • A welcome center.
  • A large picnic shelter.
  • Climbing tower and challenge course for business meetings and retreats.
  • Supervised team-building exercises.
  • District-sponsored youth camps and interpretive programs.

Access to TimberRidge is by registration or reservation only. For TimberRidge Adventure Center information, call 913-856-8849.

Kill Creek Park Entrance

The Kill Creek entrance is located near 116th and Homestead Lane. To get to the park, get off of Kansas Highway 10 at the Kill Creek exit and proceed south to West 115th Street. Turn right and go to Homestead Lane. Take a left onto Homestead and the park entrance is on the right near the crest of the first hill.

Hours of operation: Varies by season, visit



11670 Homestead Lane
Olathe, KS 66061
United States

Department: Park and Recreation