Kansas City Parks Tour: Explore Penguin Park

Penguin Park in Kansas City

One of the most unique parks in Kansas City features a large fiberglass penguin along with other favorite zoo animals. Penguin Park, located at the intersection of NE Vision Road and North Norton Ave in the Northland, is a destination with adding to your list!

Best Features of Penguin Park

  • Giant fiberglass zoo animals, including a gigantic penguin (of course).
  • Young kids will love the fire truck and school truck that they can pretend to drive.
  • Fun equipment for kids of various ages.
  • Large picnic pavilion.
  • Picnic tables have extra-wide benches (helpful for keeping littles from falling off).
  • Turf play area for crawlers.

Mom Tips

  • There’s not a lot of natural shade so be careful with the sunscreen.
  • At time of publishing, the indoor restrooms were closed but there are portable toilets so bring hand sanitizer

For more Kansas City parks to add to your list,
visit our Guide to the Best Parks in Kansas City.


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