Natural Spaces

Creek and road overpass

Green Infrastructure

Green infrastructure is an all-inclusive name for how natural environmental elements can be incorporated into the built environment. 

Two people riding bikes over bridge on trail


The MetroGreen Action Plan is a greenway plan for the Kansas City region that provides a greenprint for a metropolitan trails system that connects urban and rural green corridors.

Trail and wildflowers at Gardner Junction of the historic trails

Historic Trails Retracement Plan

This plan outlines strategies for retracing three historic trails — the Santa Fe, Oregon and California trails — through the Kansas City region.