Corps of Discovery Sculpture in Case Park

When Lewis and Clark stopped on a bluff overlooking the Missouri and Kansas Rivers, they made a note that the site provided a “commanding situation for a fort.”

Today on the bluff at the western edge of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, you’ll find Case Park where this statue stands to honor the Corps’ visit in mid-September 1806. Created by sculpture Eugene Daub, “Corps of Discovery” features the two Captains, York, Sacagawea holding Jean Baptiste, and Seaman. Created of bronze and granite, it stands 21 feet tall and about 18 feet wide. It was dedicated in April 2000.

This scenic phot spot offers visitors the chance to relax and enjoy a nice respite within the heart of Kansas City, giving visitors

Offering visitors both a scenic overlook of Kansas City and the beautiful Missouri River, the Corps of Discovery Sculpture brings an opportunity for respite and contemplation in the heart of one of the Midwest’s great cities.

Contact Information

Kansas City Parks
Reservations and Information:
816.513.7500

Address:
905 Jefferson Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64105, United States

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Other Information

  • Hours Open

    Case Park is open daily from 5am to midnight
  • Seasons Open

    Open All Seasons
  • Prices and Fees

    Admission to Case Park is free