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Blue River Parkway

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  1. Baseball / Softball
  2. Bike Trail
  3. Horseback Riding
  4. Picnic Areas
  5. Picnic Shelters
  6. Radio-Controlled Airplane Field
  7. Soccer Field
  8. Trails

About the Park

Blue River Parkway is located on 2,400 acres. It borders the Big Blue River from Swope Park south to the southern end of Jackson County.


This multi-faceted parkland features many amenities, including several miles of multi-use trails popular for mountain biking. Other highlights include:
  • 140th and Holmes Softball Complex
  • Alex George Recreational Area
  • Hiking Trails
  • Horse Riding Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Shelter Houses
  • Soccer Fields

Blue River Mountain Bike Trails

  • 4.5 miles one way
  • Kenneth Road to Red Bridge Road

Blue River Glades Trail

  • 3.0 mile loop
  • 80th Street and Blue River Road

Eddy Ballentine Trail

  • Trailhead 200 yards south of Glades Trail on Blue River Road.
  • Connects to Blue River Glades Trail, forming a loop trail.

Mountain Bike Trails

  • Trailhead at 118th and Lydia.
  • Connects to Blue River Glades Trail, forming a loop trail.
  • Trails extend from Red Bridge Road to 139th Street.


  1. Blue River Glades Trail

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  2. Blue River Parkway Trail

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