OJ Watson Park | Wichita, KS
OJ Watson Park is a family favorite park in Wichita – we are truly lucky to have this local gem. It is one of the largest parks in Wichita, covering over 119 acres, with playgrounds and great activities for families.
3022 S McLean Blvd, 67217 South Wichita, KS
Spring – Early Fall (03/14 – 09/29)
Late Fall (October)
Winter (11/01 – 03/13)
Free to enter the park. However, some of the activities and amenities charge a fee. See prices below.
Things To Do:
Cost: Free | The northeast playground is boundless with rubber-in-place safety surface and the west playground has regular sand.
Cost: $3/person | See special hours here. With 9 ponies to choose from, see which pony fits your child’s personality best. Riders must be under the age of 10, weigh less than 60 pounds, and be able to hold onto a saddle by themselves.
Cost: $3/person | Watson Park has a newly renovated, lighted, 18-hole mini golf course is for kiddos ages 6 and up.
Cost: $3/30 minutes | Each pedal boat can hold up to 3 adults and 2 children or four adults.
Cost: $3/person | Take a family ride around the Watson Park on the mini choo-choo train. All ages welcome (each person needs a ticket).
Cost: KS State Fishing License (register for fishing license here) | Watson Park has a two fishing lakes with bass, catfish, crappie, grass carp, and more. *Bait can be purchased at the concession shop.
Watson Park has other amenities including:
Kayaking (ages 12 & up)
Rentals (for parties and gatherings)
Classes and Camps