June is Great Outdoors Month! Check out these trails throughout the Kansas City area (mostly) and get your hike on.
Brush Creek Trail
Ideal if you want a bit of nature mixed with city views, Brush Creek Trail runs along the east side of Troost from Brush Creek to Martin Luther King, Jr. Square.
Location: Brush Creek
Distance: 4.10 miles / 1.83 miles
Adventure Level (scale of 1 to 5): 2
Cave Springs Park Trail
Head over to Cave Springs Historic Site and Nature Center to begin your journey. There are three loops and they all cross each other at some point, so be mindful of what turns you take! As you hike, you'll find creeks, ponds, an abandoned cabin, and a cave with a spring inside.
Location: 8701 E. Gregory, KCMO 64133
Distance: 25-.5 miles / 1.5 miles / 2-3 miles
Adventure Level (scale of 1 to 5): 4
Jacob L. Loose Park Trail
From the fountains to the park to the rose garden, there is a lot to see at Loose Park. There are three trails here and the whole area is perfect for families. Bring a ball to play catch while you're there!
Location: W 51st Street and Wornall Road
Distance: 10.4 miles / 1.16 miles / 1.48 miles