Penn Valley Park | Kansas City, Missouri
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Penn Valley Park Kansas City Missouri
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    Penn Valley Park Conservancy

    Official Caretakers of Penn Valley Park

    Your support keeps Penn Valley Park beautiful. Learn more about how members like you are keeping our park beautiful.

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    Our comprehensive online guide is the premiere resource for visiting the park and learning the nature and history nestled in the heart of downtown Kansas City.


A World-Class Urban Park

The Penn Valley Park Conservancy is the non-profit that raises a substantial portion of the Park’s annual budget and is responsible for the work it takes to keep Penn Valley Park beautiful.

How do you play in the park?

For the historian

Penn Valley Park contains Kansas City’s most iconic monuments and memorials, such as the Liberty Memorial, The Scout, and many other treasures honoring the past.

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For the athlete

Penn Valley Park has miles of jogging trails, baseball and softball fields, and much more to discover.

Play on

For the artist
Artists love working on landscapes in Penn Valley Park, which is why the Conservancy hosts each May a plein air art festival, where hundreds of artists from across the country have captured the beauty of Penn Valley Park and some of KC’s most iconic landmarks while competing for more than $10,000 in cash prizes.  To learn more visit Plein Air KC.

Get creative

For the animal lover
Penn Valley Park is one of the most pet-friendly parks on earth. The multi-acre off leash dog park in the heart of Penn Valley Park is a destination where dogs and their humans come to socialize and make new friends

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For the massive gathering
Penn Valley Park is Kansas City’s center stage, playing host to the largest gathering in the history of Kansas City, as well as several of the region’s largest events.

Think bigger

For the extreme athlete
Cradled between the hills of Penn Valley Park is Kansas City’s premiere skate park, where a friendly community of athletes train and innovate, and world-renown athletes come to practice.

Go harder

For the photographer
Thanks to its natural beauty and breathtaking views of downtown Kansas City, whether you are shooting portraits of a wedding party or interested in nature photography, Penn Valley Park is a mother nature’s photo studio.

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About the Penn Valley Park Conservancy

We are a nonprofit group with the mission to restore, preserve and enhance historic Penn Valley Park as a vital urban green space and as a recreational and cultural resource for the enjoyment of all through education, advocacy and public/private partnerships.

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Penn Valley Park is here for you – will you be there for it? Do your part to keep the park beautiful with a tax-deductible gift.

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