Baxter Springs
Chamber of Commerce 

Parks

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KIWANIS PARK is located on the north side of 166, just west of Spring River. The park contains, playground equipment, soccer fields, picnic tables, covered pavilion, covered stage, basketball court, and walking trail. There is also boat and fishing access. Summer Park hours are 6-10:30, Winter hours  are the same as daylight hours. 

*To Reserve the Covered Pavilion or Stage contact City Hall @ 856-2114. 

Historically the park is well-known for baseball legend Mickey Mantle who signed his contract with the New York Yankees in this park. The park was the home field for the Whiz Kids, Mickey Mantle's home team. It is a well-known fact that Mickey hit many balls over Spring River. 
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