Douglas County Parks

Douglas County Parks

Douglas County parks and lakes are managed by Douglas County Public Works.

Black Jack Park

Located on US 56 Highway, approximately three miles east of Baldwin City, the Black Jack Ruts/Ivan Boyd Prairie is owned by Douglas County and maintained by the Santa… Details

Address: 2043 N 200 Rd, Wellsville, KS 66092
Broken Arrow Park

Located at the intersection of 31st and Louisiana Streets in the City of Lawrence, Broken Arrow Park is maintained jointly by Douglas County and the city of Lawrence… Details

Address: 2800 Louisiana St, Lawrence, KS 66046
Chicken Creek Park

The historic arch is located ½ mile east and 1 1/4 miles south of the town of Lone Star at 780 E. 850 Road. The arch was built in 1913 by B.F. Metsker and I. Babb.

Address: 768-782 E 850 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66047, USA
Ivan Boyd Prairie Reserve

The Ivan Boyd Prairie Preserve is located in south Douglas County, near Baldwin, and adjacent to the site of the pre-Civil War battle of Black Jack, 2 June 1856, a… Details

Address: 2043 N 200 Rd, Wellsville, KS 66092, USA
Lone Star Lake

Lone Star Lake Park is located approximately 10 miles southwest of Lawrence. It was built in the early 1930's by the Civilian Lone Star Lake Park Conservation Corps (… Details

Address: 654 E 715 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66047, USA
Passerine Pavilion - Wells Overlook Park

Wells Park was donated in 1971 to Douglas County by William Wells. The park is open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. A picnic area with tables and shelter are available.… Details

Address: Wells Overlook Road, Lawrence, KS, USA 66046