Spanish Lake Park is located in Spanish Lake Missouri and is comprised of 242 acres. It opened in April of 1971 and in 2001, the Cardinal Care program constructed Spirit Field, an accessible baseball field in the upper part of the park. The park and area of Spanish Lake (unincorporated North County) was named after the Spanish troops who stayed there while building a fortified post for Spain in 1768.
Spanish Trace Trail: is 1.9 miles. Go past the main park entrance which has brick around gates. Drive forward and turn RIGHT at the sign that says, Spirit Ball Field. It’s a flat, graveled path/service road which is shaded by native foliage. Most of the gravel path is fenced on one side an bordered by Sunfish lake on the other side. The path starts near the parking area/soccer field/open field.
Turn right at the sign that says, Spirit Ballfield.
Lakeside Trail: is 1.4 miles. Located in the main park, it’s relatively flat, asphalt trail circling Spanish Lake. Mature trees and great views of the lake from the entire trail make for a relaxing run or walk any season.