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Swope Park

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Swope Park  


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Location: 38.984, -94.5291 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Eero46 on Aug 3, 2011
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Description 

10 to fifteen foot tall boulders. Kansas City's best bouldering area! A must have "Missouri Limsone Select" - by Sean Burns.

Getting There 

Take I-435 to Hwy 71 N. Exit Hwy 71 on blue river road. Drive North on Blue River road for 0.5 mi for a few "roadside boulders", or continue 0.9 miles to a road side trail. Follow the trail up hill to the Swope Park bouldering area.

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Weather station 4.5 miles from here


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By michaeltarne
Jun 24, 2012
The park's in Missouri, not in Kansas.
By Clint White
From: Lawrence, KS
Jan 8, 2015
True story, Swope is in Missouri. Kansas City is on the state border, and this is a few miles on the MO side. Small limestone boulders along a creek trail... Amazing stuff if you are from KS, but not much if from CO or beyond.
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