Cliff Drive has the distinction of being the only Missouri scenic byway located in an urban area. The corridor passes right through Kansas City, in scenic and historic George E. Kessler Park. The drive is significant for its historic and natural qualities.
Cliff Drive represents a fine example of historic urban design. The
design and planning effort of the byway is known worldwide.
Additionally, Cliff Drive and the surrounding park were uniquely
integral to the evolution and development of Kansas City as a major