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Kansas City Zoo and Aquarium

Kansas City Zoo and Aquarium


lat: 39.0068769 long: -94.5292073

From Addax to Yellow Tang, with elephants, snakes, and tigers in between, the Kansas City Zoo is home to more than 1,700 animals.  Stand face-to-face with over 200 species of animals and visit more than 200 acres of exhibits and attractions.  Special exhibits include the Polar Bear Passage, Africa, Australia, the Tiger Trail, the Helzberg Penguin Plaza, and the Great Ape House.  With a dedication to conservation that seeks to preserve the diversity of species and conserve resources, the Zoo raises thousands of dollars to protect animals in their natural habitats.  Additionally, the Sobela Ocean Aquarium is now open, with nearly 8,000 animals in 34 habitats “bringing the ocean to the Midwest.”  Entry to the Aquarium is included with Zoo admission, with kid-friendly exhibits making the Kansas City Zoo and Aquarium perfect for family adventures.

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Chamoise to Klondike MO

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Trail of Tears Overlook

A breathtaking viewpoint overlooking the Trail of Tears State Park. Car access is available

lat: 37.4490937 long: -89.4764524
Front Loop

lat: 38.82679 long: -90.21614
Noren Access Path

lat: 38.5894 long: -92.17918
Bean Lake Natural Area

lat: 39.49763 long: -95.02227
New Haven Public Access

lat: 38.61434 long: -91.21069
Trail of Tears Nature Trail

 Here, nine Cherokee Indian groups braved harsh winter conditions while crossing the Mississippi River in 1838-1839, marking a sorrowful chapter in American history. The park also has: shaded picnic sites, hiking and horse trails, opportunities to fish…

lat: 37.4388916 long: -89.480974
Katy Trail Trailhead

lat: 38.9776 long: -92.56147
Trail of Tears Memorial

Explore the Trail of Tears State Park to delve into a somber chapter in American history. Here, nine Cherokee Indian groups crossed the harsh winter Mississippi River in 1838-1839 during their forced relocation to Oklahoma.…

lat: 37.4439902 long: -89.468381
Fort Osage Historic Park

lat: 39.1864762 long: -94.1928602
Red Star Access Site

lat: 37.3156208 long: -89.5126263
Taylors Landing

A boat ramp to the beautiful Missouri River with a peaceful view of the river.

lat: 38.94831 long: -92.53559
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