Points of Interest

Highlights along the 60-mile Smoky Valley Scenic Byway include:


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Emanuel Lutheran Church

South Hwy 147
Ogallah, KS 67656
Phone: (785) 743-2096
The Emanuel Lutheran Church was established by early settlers from Sweden and was originally named Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Emanuel Church. This church was constructed in 1902 of native ... More

Kansas Veterans' Cemetery at WaKeeney

403 S 13th St.
PO Box 185
WaKeeney, KS 67672
Phone: (785) 743-5685
The Kansas Veterans' Cemetery at WaKeeney was dedicated in September 2004 with the completion of Phase I. The staff offers tours of the cemetery and shares information about the Kansas Veterans' ... More

Trego County Courthouse

216 N. Main St.
WaKeeney, KS 67672
Phone: (785) 743-6622
The cornerstone of the Trego County Courthouse was laid in 1888, and the building was finished in 1889 in the City Square in WaKeeney. It was constructed from Trego County hard stone and finished ... More

Trego County Historical Society Museum

128 N. 13th St.
Trego County Fairgrounds
WaKeeney, KS 67672
Phone: (785) 743-2964
The Trego County Historical Society Museum was dedicated on June 15, 1975 and is located on the Trego County Fairgrounds in WaKeeney along US Hwy 283. It was the desire of the Trego County ... More

Wilcox School

US Hwy 283 & Trego County Rd X
PO Box 275
WaKeeney, KS 67672
Phone: (785) 743-8325
The Wilcox School - District 29 - is only one of a few remaining rural schoolhouses in Trego County. The school served Wilcox Township, a rural settlement approximately 16 miles south of ... More