Black Bob Park

Black Bob Park

Address:  14500 W. 151st Street

History:  Black Bob Park is an 80 acre communty park dedicated in 1981.  Black Bob Park is the pride of Olathe’s park system. The park is located on what was part of the Shawnee Indian Reservation that was first established in 1825. The reservation originally covered what is now Johnson and parts of Douglas and Miami counties.  It is named in remembrance of Chief Black Bob from the Shawnee Band of Native Americans.

Location Description:  The park is located on the north side of 151st Street between Black Bob Road and Pflumm RoadBlack Bob Playground

Amenities Include:

  • Playground w/swings
  • Two small picnic shelters (first come/first serve)
  • One large picnic shelter (reservations available)
    Shelter Specifications:
    Tables - 6
    Charcoal Grills - 2
    Lights/ElectricityBlack Bob Shawnee Picnic Shelter
  • Public swimming pool
  • 1.4 mile walking trail w/fitness course
  • Miniature golf course
  • Lighted basketball court
  • Four lighted baseball fields
  • Four lighted softball fields
  • Six soccer flelds
  • 0.5 acre fishing pond
  • Batting cages
  • Restrooms located by ball field