Weston Bend State Park

Park Information

A burn ban is currently in effect at the park. Open-flame fires, including campfires, are prohibited until further notice.

Not far from the hustle and bustle of Kansas City, Weston Bend State Park offers secluded picnic sites, a campground and sweeping views of the Missouri River from trails and a scenic overlook accessible to people with disabilities. A 3-mile paved bicycle trail takes hikers and bikers through the park's woody terrain.

Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, as well as temporary trail closures, click here to visit our Park and Site Status Map.


On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and park buildings will be closed: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Park Gate

Park gates are opened and closed at the following times:

  • April 15 to Oct. 31
    7 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily 
  • Nov. 1 to April 14
    7 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily

Day-Use Areas

7 a.m. to sunset, daily, year-round

Park Office hours

Staff are usually available in the park Monday through Friday. The office telephone is monitored between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., daily, year-round.

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and park buildings will be closed: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Dog Park hours

7 a.m. to Sunset