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Situated along Interstate 435, the neighborhood of Park Farms is conveniently located in southeast Kansas City, Missouri, less than 20 minutes from the downtown area. Part of Jackson County in the 64138 zip code area, this community is bounded by East Gregory Boulevard on the north, East 87th Street on the south, I-435 on the west, and Blue Ridge Boulevard on the east. I-435 intersects with I-70 within five miles to the north, which connects residents to the downtown area.
This large community is a mix of residential areas and wooded land. The residential options include single-family homes, apartment living, and townhome communities. Train tracks run through the western portion of the community, and the neighborhood is surrounded by several cemeteries.
Residents of Park Farms are just minutes from a variety of local amenities and attractions. For shopping close to home, the Parkway Shopping Center is situated just over one mile to the east and offers several specialty shops and eateries.
For outdoor recreation, residents of Park Farms head a few miles west, to Swope Park. Widely considered the crown jewel of the city parks system, Swope is one of the most significant outdoor attractions in the city. Spanning more than 1,800 acres, this park is not only the largest park in Kansas City, but also one of the largest city parks in the nation. The facilities here are almost too numerous to list, including a disc golf course, swimming pool, miles of biking and exercise trails, several playgrounds, the Kansas City Zoo, and numerous athletic facilities. The Starlight Theatre, the second largest theatre in the country, is also situated on park grounds and hosts a variety of performances.
Two golfing options exist within a few miles west of Park Farms as well, on the other side of I-435. These include Swope Golf Course (adjacent to the park) and Turner Golf Course, both public golfing options.