Weston Bend State Park

Park Information

State park and historic site day-use areas, lodging, campgrounds, boat ramps and trails continue to operate under normal off-season hours. Missouri State Parks has implemented a number of measures designed to maintain required social distancing and protect visitors, volunteers and staff, including the closure of visitor centers, nature centers, offices and museums. The latest information from Missouri State Parks on COVID-19 can be found here. A full list of temporary closures can be found here.

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 persons with disabilities. A 3-mile Paved Bicyle Trail takes hikers and bikers through the park's woody terrain.

Park Hours

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.

Dog Park hours

7 a.m. to Sunset