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Owen Park

Features

  1. Paved Parking Area
  2. Picnic Tables
  3. Playground
Owen Park Trail Project


The Republic Parks & Recreation Department has been granted provisional approval, pending environmental clearance, for a Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant for the Owen Park Trail Project in the amount of $73,784.00.  The project was reviewed and recommended by the Missouri Trails Advisory Board to the Federal Highway Administration where it was granted the approval.  The main component of the Owen Park Trail Project is the construction of an approximate .67 mile, asphalt surface trail with a connector path to the existing playground.  Additional amenities include new park benches, trashcans, pet waste station, trailhead signage, landscaping, and trees.  The total project expense is estimated to be $144,438.00. 

ESTIMATED Project Timeline

Environmental (NEPA) Review Submission - Completed October 2017
Environmental Review Complete/Notice to Proceed - Received November 2017
Apply for Land Disturbance Permit - In Process - February 2018
Documents Prepared for Formal Bidding of Trail Construction Contractor - Completed February 2018
DNR Approval of Formal Bidding Documents - Received February 15, 2018
Formal Bidding Process (Minimum Three Weeks) - Bid Deadline March 13, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m.
DNR Approval of Selected Trail Contractor - Approved March 21, 2018
City Council Approval of Selected Trail Contractor - Approved April 3, 2018 
Trail Excavation - May 7-18, 2018 
Trail Subsurface, Paving - Late May/Early June
Trail Construction Completed - Mid-June 2018 
New Signage, Amenities, Landscaping Added - July/August 2018
New Trees Planted - October/November 2018

Check back here for project updates!
UPDATED MAP Owen Trail Construction 2-23-18 2

Owen Park Trail Site Map with Legend


Park Hours


  • 5:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Amenities


  • 10 Acre Park
  • Playground Equipment
  • Picnic Tables
  • Paved Parking Area

Directions


  • If traveling on Highway 60, turn east on Hines Street
  • Owen Park is located 1.5 miles ahead on your right.