Wild Acres Park: 10400 Midland Blvd.
2.5 ACRE SPRING-FED LAKE, WILDERNESS REFUGE, WALKING TRAIL, COMPOST RESTROOMS, SMALL GAZEBO.
*SKATE BOARDING, BICYCLE RIDING, ROLLER BLADING, AND SCOOTER RIDING ARE PROHIBITED FROM BEING INSIDE THE PARK.
*Domestic dogs are permitted in Wild Acres Park provided they are restrained in accordance with the City Ordinance provision set forth in Section 215.180. Please help keep the parks clean by picking up after your fido when visiting the parks. For a link to the City Ordinance Section 215.180, click here: http://ecode360.com/29329939#29329939 .
FOR A LIST OF FISHING RULES, PLEASE CLICK HERE
**** Please be advised that as of 3/8/19, Spire has identified a gas leak between the Mansion and Gymnasium at Wild Acres Park. The gas service has been shut off and will remain so until repairs are made. Currently, the entrance to Wild Acres Park, on the Ashby Road side, is closed. We would encourage anyone using the park to maintain a safe distance from the buildings until repairs are complete. Thank you.
****Attention Wild Acres Fishing Patrons: Effective Wednesday June 5 at 7 am thru Saturday June 8 at Noon, the lake will be closed for public fishing due to the Kids Fishing Derby taking place this Saturday June 8th. We appreciate everyone working with us so that we can help ensure that the kids have a great fishing experience this Saturday at the Derby.
****To report suspicious fishing during these dates and times that the lake is closed for the derby, please call the Overland Police Dept Non-Emergency line at 314-428-1212.
OPEN FLAMES AND ALCOHOL ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THIS PARK!
Access, Parking, and Hours
This Park is open to the public from one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise to one-half (1/2) hour after sunset daily. It shall be unlawful for any person or vehicle to use any City Park prior to or after the hours established for public use, except in cases where a Park Reservation Permit or Field Permit has been issued by the Director of Parks and Recreation
There is no overnight parking or camping at any of the City Parks. City of Overland Parks can close, without notice, due to weather conditions, maintenance, and/or reconstruction.
No person shall park any vehicle upon parking surfaces located in any City Park at any time unless such parking is in connection with some other immediate and lawful use of the park by the operator of said vehicle or its passengers. Nothing in this Section shall be construed so as to prohibit the use of said parking facilities at any time by emergency vehicles or municipal vehicles of the City of Overland, nor shall any provision hereof be so construed as to prohibit the parking of a vehicle in the City Park while the driver remains in attendance at said vehicle. (City Ord. Sec. 355.180)
All motorized vehicles must remain in the parking lots and are not allowed on any off-road areas such as park pathways, grass, fields, etc.
Any person who violates the provisions of this Section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.
For more information call the City of Overland Parks & Recreation Department at (314) 428-0490.