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  • Top Attractions

    Fort Wallace Museum

    ROAD CONSTRUCTION UPDATE! ROAD CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION. Between Colorado State Line and KS 27, a stretch of US 40 is closed due to bridge…

    Dane G Hansen Museum

    Located in the very heart of Logan, KS. The Dane G Hansen Museum is host to a permanent art collection as well as traveling Smithsonian…

    Fick Fossil and History Museum

    The Fick Fossil & History Museum is home to many world-class fossils including the bones of the oldest documented mosasaur skull in the…

    Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge

    Established in 1954, Kirwin is the first National Wildlife Refuge authorized in Kansas. The refuge, of nearly 11,000 acres, lies within the…

    Castle Rock

    Thousands of years ago, this area was covered by a chalk ocean, which accounts for the chalk bluffs and beds. The chalk bluffs are still a…

    Monument Rocks National Landmark

    Kansas' first National Natural Monument is one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas. The Niobrara chalk formation, rich in fossils, some reaching up…

    Arikaree Breaks

    The breaks are located on the extreme northern edge of Cheyenne County. This area of extremely rough terrain, with its deep ravines and…

    Mount Sunflower

    Where the prairie and the sky meet your eye. The highest point in Kansas, Mt. Sunflower is on privately owned land, but all visitors are…

    Butterfield Trail Museum

    This 1887 two story renaissance-style structure of brick and stone with mansard roof was originally the Logan County Courthouse. Now it…

    Adobe House

    Historical home constructed in 1892 and is the only known Adobe House sitting on its original site in Kansas. This earthen walled structure…

    Nicodemus National Historic Site

    Nicodemus is located on Highway 24, halfway between Webster Lake and Hill City. Established in 1877, Nicodemus is the only remaining town…

    Fort Hays State Historic Site

    Established in 1867 to protect the construction workers who were building the Union Pacific Railroad. The original blockhouse, guardhouse…

    St. Francis Motorcycle Museum

    The St. Francis Motorcycle Museum houses over 140 vintage motorcycles from over 48 manufacturers including ACE, Cleveland, Jefferson, Theim…

    High Plains Museum

    The High Plains Museum is situated near downtown Goodland, Kansas. As you step inside, you will be welcomed by photographic murals…

    Prairie Museum of Art & History

    About the Museum The Prairie Museum of Art & History is home to the World-Class Kuska Collection which includes approximately 28,000 items…

    Buffalo Bill Bronze Sculpture

    Did you know that world famous Buffalo Bill Cody earned the legendary title "Buffalo Bill" in this part of the country? The legendary…

  • State Parks

    Prairie Dog

    On the high plains of northwest Kansas, Prairie Dog State Park is a rare and welcome place to play in the water and shade.

    Little Jerusalem Badlands

    Welcome to the "Badlands of Kansas" - Little Jerusalem State Park in Western Kansas is truly a sight to see!

    Webster

    Far from any sizable cities, many might consider Webster State Park “in the middle of nowhere.” Those who know the park will…

    Cedar Bluff

    A few minutes south of the hustle and hassle of I-70 in western Kansas, life goes relaxingly slow at Cedar Bluff State Park. 

  • Byways

    Smoky Valley

    Named for their hazy, blue appearance at sunrise and sunset, the Smoky Hills divide the more easterly mixed-grass prairie from the…

    Western Vistas

    Visit a rugged landscape on the culturally and visually fascinating route known as the Western Vistas Historic Byway. 

    Land & Sky

    Travelers along the Land and Sky Scenic Byway have the opportunity to experience the Wallace Branch of the Great Western Cattle Trail, scale…

  • Things To Do

    The Northwest region of Kansas is the place for the curious, making it an explorer's paradise for those in search of fun and…

    Food & Drink

    Northwest Kansas is home to some of the finest places to eat in the entire state, and since this region is known for agriculture…

    Trip Ideas

    Let your curiosity roam wild out here in Northwest Kansas. This region comes with no shortage of outdoor experiences, amazing…

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