George Owens Nature Park
Providing families with outdoor nature opportunities since 1977.
George Owens Nature Park has allowed families to reconnect with their natural environment since 1977. The park is open year-round and provides 86 acres of beautiful forest, lakes, hiking trails, and wildlife. Explore the DeWitt Center and experience exhibits for all ages, a pond display and 4 large aquariums.
The current exhibit shows Independence through the rock record - fossils, photographs, and art will guide you along a comprehensive path of discovery. The possibilities for adventure are endless.
October 1, 2023 - March 31, 2024
|Tuesday||8:30 am-5 pm|
|Wednesday||8:30 am-5 pm|
|Thursday||8:30 am-5 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am-5 pm|
|Saturday||8:30 am-5 pm|
- Three miles of Hiking Trails (One Paved)
- Two Fishing Lakes
- Organized Group Campground
- Family Picnic Area
- DeWitt Nature Center - Exhibits and Children's area.
- Rain Gardens
- Bio Swales
- Butterfly Garden
- Outdoor and Nature Programs for the Entire Family