Take advantage of this annual permit-free weekend for fishing, boating (Shawnee Mission, Heritage, Kill Creek and Lexington Lake parks only), and archery (Shawnee Mission Park only). This coincides with the State of Kansas’ “Free Fishing and Park Entrance Days” at state parks whereby state fishing permits are also waived. Fishing, boating, and archery permits will be waived in the designated JCPRD parks on these days only. JCPRD trout permits are still required if fishing for trout at Shawnee Mission and Kill Creek Park lakes. Regular park hours for these days are 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Kill Creek, Heritage* and Shawnee Mission parks, 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Antioch Park, and dawn to dusk at the Streamway parks. For more information call (913) 888-4713.
*Heritage Park will be open from 11 p.m. - 5 a.m. for overnight fishing, fishing and boating permits will not be required for this weekend only.
Park Locations: Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee Mission, KS, 66219; Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS 66202; Heritage Park, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062; Lexington Lake Park, 8850 Sunflower Road, De Soto, KS 66018; Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, KS 66061; Streamway Park, locations vary.