Maple Woods Natural Area
Missouri Department of Conservation
This 18 acre area in Gladstone, Missouri has long been famous for its intense fall color displays. Along with its namesake maples, Maple Woods is home to large oak trees, impressive displays of spring wildflowers and is an excellent place to view migrating songbirds. A network of hiking trails is present on the area. Kansas City WildLands has been active in eliminating invasive exotic shrub honeysuckle from the Natural Area.
Hours: Closed 10:00 PM – 4:00 AM
Pets: Dogs should be leashed
Take I-435 to Highway 152. Go west on 152 for 1.8 miles and exit on North Indiana (Route 1). Turn left (south). Continue south to NE 82nd Street. Turn right and continue. NE 82nd St. will veer left and become Agnes Ave. Continue on Agnes. It will then veer right and become 76th Street. Continue on 76th St. for approx 0.5 miles to the Maple Woods Natural Area parking lot (on the left).
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