Get Outdoors!


Explore the many and varied ways to GET OUTDOORS and enjoy nature in Jackson County!  Visitors are welcome to come, use our equipment and try any and all of the following activities that are being showcased at this year’s event for FREE. Activities will include kayaking, fishing, archery, atlatl, hiking, birding, and more! They will be ongoing from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This event is open to all ages. Families are encouraged to attend. No experience necessary, we will have experts on hand to assist you.

DUE TO ROAD CONSTRUCTION, please enter off of 7 Highway in Blue Springs to Cowherd Road to Jasper Bell OR from Colbern Road to Cyclone School Road to Cowherd Road to Jasper Bell!  

Ongoing Activities - With colder temperatures expected, some activities may be limited.

  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Archery
  • Atlatl
  • Hiking
  • Nature Games

This FREE event is offered in partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), Blue Springs Parks and Recreation, and Jackson County Parks + Rec. Registration is not required. 

The event will be held at the Kemper Outdoor Education Center, 8201 Jasper Bell Road, Blue Springs, Mo.  See map below for directions.





  • Saturday, April 22, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM


Kemper Outdoor Education Center, 8201 Jasper Bell Road, Blue Springs, MO, 64015, View Map

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