Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park

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Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park is 50.9 acres and includes many amenities for everyone. It is home to the Legler Barn Museum, several sport courts, a nine-hole disc golf course and four shelters available to rent. Jogging/walking trails meander throughout the park and around Rose’s Pond.

Legler Barn Museum

Lenexa’s history is on display at the park at the Legler Barn Museum. It was originally built in 1864 by the Legler family on the Santa Fe Trail near 95th Street and Quivira Road. In 1983, it was moved to its current location at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park. A RideKC Bike hub is located east of the Legler Barn Museum, next to the red barn.

  • Admission is free, but donations are accepted
  • Hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shelter rentals

There are five shelters and a gazebo at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park that you can rent for your next gathering.

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Lions Memorial Shelter

The Lions Memorial Shelter is located on the southeast side of Rose’s Pond. It is 52"x32" with a capacity of 90/70 seated. There are nine 8-foot tables, electricity, lighting and one grill. Restrooms are available nearby.

Meadowlark Shelter

The Meadowlark Shelter is located on the north side of the park. It is 20’x30’ with a capacity of 70/60 seated. There are 10 6-foot tables, electricity, lighting, one grill and restrooms nearby.

Sunflower Shelter

The Sunflower Shelter is located on the north side of the park. It is 20’x30’ with a capacity of 70/60 seated. There are 10 6-foot tables, electricity, lighting, two grills and restrooms nearby.

South Shelter

The South Shelter is located on the northeast side of Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park. It is 20’x24’ with a capacity of 20/16 seated. There are two 8-foot tables and one grill.

Grand Pavilion

The Sar-Ko-Par Pavilion is located on the north side of the park, east of Rose's Pond. It is 109'x50' with a capacity of 225/216 seated. There is electricity, lighting, 27 8-foot tables and one grill with restrooms nearby. A RideKC Bike hub is in the parking lot.


If you are a Lenexa resident, you can rent the gazebo for up to two hours. It is 10’ diameter with three benches around the inside perimeter. Restrooms are located nearby.


North playground

This playground is geared for ages 5–12, with four slides, climbing rock wall, tunnel, standing and sitting spinners. The surface of this playground is poured in place with artificial turf.

Accessible and inclusive equipment

Single sit and spin

Playground by Rose's Pond

This large play area offers of a view of Rose’s Pond, the Grand Pavilion and the Sunflower Shelter. It is located near restrooms. It features a toddler playground for ages 2–5, which is next to a large play area designed for ages 5–12. Some features of the ages 5–12 area include a large spinning climber, rope structures and a tall tower that overlooks the lake. The swing set includes a two-person swing, and the play surface is artificial turf.

South playground

A hidden treat behind Indian Trails Pool, you will find this playground geared to ages 2–5. It has a climbing wall and ladder with two slides. The playground surface is wood mulch.

Roller hockey rink

The outdoor roller hockey rink also accommodates soccer and broom ball. Push-button lighting is available until 11 p.m. The rink can be rented by the hour.

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Tennis courts

Tennis courts are available on a first-come, first-served basis, unless they are previously reserved. Push-button lighting is available until 11 p.m. Courts can be rented by the hour.

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Practice fields

Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park has two multiuse (soccer/flag football/lacrosse) fields that you can reserve for practices or games. We have two rental seasons and rental priority is based on your status as a Lenexa resident and league affiliation.

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Rose’s Pond is stocked with channel catfish, bluegill, sunfish and largemouth bass. You must have a state fishing license if you are between 16 and 74 years old. Hours coincide with park hours: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Boating and fishing policies

Indian Trails Aquatic Center

Indian Trails Aquatic Center is great for families, lap swimmers and others looking for a fun day in the water. It has a zero-depth entry, two water slides, water play features and an Aqua Climb wall.

Indian Trails Aquatic Center is generally open from Memorial Day through Labor Day each year. 

Hours and parking

Park hours: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Parking: Parking available in parking lots on each side of the park.


  • Basketball court (full court)
  • Disc golf course (nine-hole)
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Pond
  • Playgrounds: Swings and three playgrounds, one geared toward ages 2 to 5, one geared toward ages 2 to 12, and one geared toward ages 5 to 12
  • Indian Trails Aquatic Center
  • Restrooms
  • Roller hockey rink (push-button lighting)
  • Sand volleyball courts (two)
  • Soccer/flag football/lacrosse fields (two)
  • Shelters
  • Tennis courts (two; push-button lighting)
  • Trails
  • Community garden