Looking for some fun outdoor activities to do during winter break? From skating to sledding, these Kansas City activities will keep your whole family learning, moving, and burning off those unwanted holiday calories.
Urban Hikes KC
Urban Hikes KC offers 4-5 mile hiking experiences that mix modern sites with KC’s history, while getting a workout. You’ll take in views from the bluffs, see street art and historical and modern buildings, trek above and below major highways, and get a good feel for the revival in Kansas City.
Lewis & Clark Park at Kaw Point
1403 Fairfax Trafficway, Kansas City, KS
Located at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers, the 10-acre park features trails along the river, perfect for a sunny winter afternoon. The park is also a great place to spot bald eagles which arrive after the first ice on the river.
BEST SLEDDING HILLS
Wyandotte County Lake Park
91st & Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, KS
This hidden gem is a local favorite spot to visit when there's snow on the ground! The best hill sits directly across the archery range.
1800 S. 55th Street, Kansas City, KS
Featuring mild sledding hills, perfect for families with little ones who just want to enjoy the snow!
2601 Park Drive, Kansas City, KS
City Park features the highest sledding hill in KCK!
OUTDOOR SKATING RINKS
Crown Center Ice Terrace
2425 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO
The Rink at Zona Rosa
8731 N. Stoddard Avenue, Kansas City, MO
January 29, 2022
KC Timber Challenge presents The YETI!
Zip KC, 12829 Loring Drive, Bonner Springs, KS
Don't miss out on the "coolest" event of the year! The 5K YETI has over 25 fun and challenging obstacles intended to get you up and moving!