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Antioch Park


Antioch Park Map (PDF)

Fishing Report (PDF)

Memorial Program (PDF)


  1. Basketball Court
  2. Bocce Court
  3. Fire Circle
  4. Fishing
  5. Gazebo
  6. Horseshoe Pits
  7. Multi-Functional Shelter
  8. Playground
  9. Tennis Court
Antioch Park
Antioch Park is Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s oldest and most popular park, attracting up to 700,000 visitors each year. Purchased in 1956 and opened in 1958, the 44-acre park includes amenities such as two fishing lakes, walking paths, tennis courts, picnic shelters, basketball court, restrooms, playground, paved parking, and charcoal grills.


Park Shelters

Our park shelters are clean, spacious, near play areas and restrooms with accessible parking. The shelters are perfect for parties, family reunions, corporate events, and weddings! To ensure the use of a shelter, reservations are recommended. For individual shelter details view the Subfacilities section below.

To check availability or to reserve a shelter, call (913) 831-3359, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. or visit our  Registration Office
in Antioch Park.

For additional information about renting a shelter visit our reservation and rentals page.

Two Ponds

Two scenic catch and release fishing ponds - the North Pond and South Pond. The North Pond has a wonderful wetlands feel. The South Pond features two water fountains, walking stone stones through the pond, and a renovated boardwalk. Both ponds are surrounded by park greenery, benches, and shelters.

Fishing Permits, Licenses, Requirements and Report

JCPRD fishing permits and state fishing licenses (per state regulations) are required before fishing. For details about requirements pertaining to permits, licenses and our fishing report, visit our General Permits page.

Historic Dodge Town Play Area

Come play in the Wild West! Dodge Town features include the schoolhouse, bank, pony express, city hall with a clock tower, general store, blacksmith shop, faux horses and cows, and a train station, complete with a shaded seating for parents. The play area consists of two adjoining accessible playground areas.


Helen S. Cuddy Rose Garden

Our beautiful rose garden features a fountain, gazebo, perennials, shrubs, ornamental grasses, bulbs, and an estimated 500 different roses, it is a lovely site for weddings.

Memorial Arboretum

The memorial arboretum borders the Helen S. Cuddy Rose Garden in Antioch Park. The arboretum is in a beautiful area of the park that is set aside for the cultivation of trees and shrubs from all over the country. Its walkways allow park visitors to view many different types of trees and shrubs as well as providing a quiet place for thoughtful and leisurely strolls.

Basketball, Bocce Ball & Tennis Courts

Antioch Park features two tennis courts, one bocce ball court, and one newly renovated full-length basketball court.

Vietnam Memorial

Honoring our Johnson County men and women who gave their lives or are still reported Missing in Action, our Vietnam Memorial was the first memorial in the metro area honoring those who served in the Vietnam War.

Park Police & Safety

For emergency situations dial 911.  To reach the Park Police dispatch, call (913) 782-0720.
For additional information and safety tips, visit JCPRD's 
Park Police page.


  1. Antioch Park Patio Shelter

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  2. Antioch Park Shelter 1

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  3. Antioch Park Shelter 2

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  4. Antioch Park Shelter 3

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  5. Antioch Park Shelter 4

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