Jackson County Parks & Rec

22807 SW Woods Chapel Rd
Blue Springs , MO 64015

Jackson County Parks and Rec has three featured historical sites perfect for group tours and field trips! Both Fort Osage and Missouri Town 1855 are designed for a variety of group sizes and ages. Both programs are available throughout the year and can be customized to fit your needs. Kemper Outdoor Education Center also puts on X-stream green field trips, where learning comes naturally. 

Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

Venture back to the early 19th Century at Fort Osage, a combined military garrison/trading post that served as the gateway to the West. In 1808, William Clark of Lewis and Clark fame built the fort as the first outpost in the Louisiana Purchase.


Open year-round
Tuesday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed July 4th

Adults: $8
Children (5-13): $4
Seniors (62 and over): $4

Phone: 816-650-3278
Alternate Phone: 816-229-8980


107 Osage Street
Sibley, MO 64088

Sibley is on the Missouri River, 14 miles northeast of Independence. 
Find It On A Map
Driving Directions From KC:
Take 24 Highway east to Buckner, Missouri. Turn north at Sibley Street (BB Highway) and travel 2-3 miles, while watching carefully for directional signs. Drive through Sibley following the signs to Fort Osage.

Missouri Town 1855

Experience life in mid-19th Century Missouri! This living museum, featuring more than 25 buildings dating from 1820 to 1860 and interpreters in period clothing, depicts the daily life of a Missouri farming community.


Fleming Park
8010 E Park Road
Lee's Summit, MO 64064


March 1-Nov. 15

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 16-Feb. 28

Weekends only
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Adults: $7
Children (5-13): $4
Seniors (62 and over): $4

Space is limited at both sites so make your reservation today by calling 816-229-8980!

X-Stream Green Field Trips

Choose your own adventures from the multi-station Outdoor Education Program, offered in April, May, August and September. 

Programs include: 


-Habitat Hike

-Nature Scavenger Hunt 


and more! Call 816-229-8980 for more information! 

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