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Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway

3007 10th St.
PO Box 274
Great Bend, KS 67530
Phone: (620) 792-2750
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The Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway is anchored by two of the largest wetland ecosystems in the world: Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. The giant marshes draw clouds of sandhill cranes, squadrons of pelicans, bald and gold eagles, scurrying shorebirds, elegant whooping cranes, and scores of waterbirds.
Besides birds, there are also numerous species of mammals, reptiles and amphibians.
The local communities offer numerous opportunities to learn about the importance of the marshes on the history of the area.

FREE GPS Tour Rental

  • June 7, 2013 - December 31, 2014
FREE GPS Tour Rental (a $10 value) There's a new way to explore Great Bend and the natural wonders of the area. A GPS guided video tour brings the wetlands and byways of Central Kansas to life. Rent the GPS & Tour from the Great Bend ... more