Parkville Nature SanctuaryManaged by City of Parkville
The Parkville Nature Sanctuary is a wildlife preserve and educational site developed and maintained the City of Parkville with the help of a group of extraordinary volunteers. The Parkville Nature Sanctuary is a 115 acre natural outdoor area made accessible by nearly three miles of hiking trails. Daily operations of the Parkville Nature Sanctuary are overseen by a part-time Director. Call Nature Sanctuary Director Kristen Bontrager at (816) 741-7676 with questions about the Parkville Nature Sanctuary. Email Kristen at [email protected]
The Shelter (known as the Girl Scout Cabin) can be reserved in three-hour increments in the Nature Sanctuary. There is no vehicle access nor utilities available at the shelter. All nature sanctuary rules must be followed. A Reservation application can be found on the City of Parkville website.
NO dogs or other pets allowed on the trails. NO bicycles or skateboards allowed.
The main entrance of the Parkville Nature Sanctuary is at 12th Street off Highway 9, down the hill from the Platte County Health Department.