Blue Springs, Missouri, located nineteen miles east of downtown Kansas City, has a population of 52,575. Blue Springs has abundant recreation opportunities with 22 city parks, including Flemming Park which is home to Blue Springs Lake and Lake Jacomo. The school districts of Blue Springs, Lee’s Summit, and Grain Valley all serve the city of Blue Springs. The Blue Springs School District which serves most of the residents, has received a perfect score on the Annual Performance Report for twelve years in a row. The Blue Springs School District is one of only seven school districts in this state to have that many consecutive years of Distinction.
When we say that Blue Springs has everything you could need or want, that doesn't exclude a 110-acre enclosure full of bison, elk, and white-tailed deer. Located within Fleming Park, you can bring carrots along with you on your trip to visit the animals. It's such a fun experience for kids, family, and animal lovers to watch these amazing creatures while they snack on their treats through the fence.