Chatlain Park

6300 Carter Avenue

All Playground and Sports Courts will open in Phase Three of the Johnson County Guidelines. While our parks are not closed to the public, we recommend you follow CDC guidelines and avoid our playgrounds and park equipment. We encourage you to enjoy our Turkey Creek Steamway Trail and other public trails across the region. 


One of Merriam's most active and beautiful parks, named for John Chatlain who served as a Merriam City Council member for 31 years. This 5.25-acre park provides an access point to the Turkey Creek Streamway Trail. 

Amenities at Chatlain Park include: Chatlain playground.jpg
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Paved parking
  • Walking Trail
  • Picnic Tables
  • Grills
  • Double Bay Swings
  • Climbing Oasis; Palmetto Swings; O'Tattenbam
  • Restroom (seasonal porta potty)
Park hours are sunrise to sunset daily. For shelter rental information call the Merriam Parks and Recreation Department at 913-322-5550, or click here to download the rental brochure.