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Kansas Wetlands Education Center

592 NE K-156 Highway, Great Bend, KS 67530
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Good clean facility and learning center. Great for families

Went there after going to Cheyenne Bottoms. Love the gift shop, the ability to see some of the live... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
JoAnn H
Lyons, Kansas
Well worth a visit

A well set out and very informative display. Great for children and adults. Some live displays and... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Roy K
Newcastle, Australia
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592 NE K-156 Highway, Great Bend, KS 67530
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went there after going to Cheyenne Bottoms. Love the gift shop, the ability to see some of the live birds and animals up close and the bird viewing area. They also have great information on the wetlands. Is a great place to take kids to...More

Thank JoAnn H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A well set out and very informative display. Great for children and adults. Some live displays and a shop with lots of books about birds and there wildlife. No food or drink available.

Thank Roy K
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Excellent for school field trips. Very knowledgeable staff. Nature trail is fun with a guide to point everything out.

Thank Babyboomer691
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Excellent place to visit. Good history, nice displays, and even have local animals on display, live. I had heard of several of the animals, but had never seen them. Well worth the visit, lots of free stuff, and movie. Not all wussy eco junk, just...More

Thank R J
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I have heard about the Cheyenne Bottoms for many years but was not aware there was an excellent education center as well. This pleasant facility is a great way to start a visit to the refuge. Friendly, informative staff and interesting exhibits gave me an...More

Thank Jean67212
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a great place to spend an afternoon. After spending time in the air conditioned center, we ate our picnic lunch in the pavilion. The staff is friendly, the displays educational and the live animals cool!

Thank 777Zeus
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The girls had a great experience it was educational and fun. The gift shop has some very reasonable items so everyone can shop.

Thank Kassey O
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you have never been there before it's a must to visit the Wetlands Education Center. You will find out about the wildlife and will be able to experience the Cheyenne Bottoms which is one of the wetlands that is still in existence due to...More

Thank 914Butterfly
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is an essential part of any visit to Cheyenne Bottoms. The relatively new facility is a great place to learn about the history, plants, and birds and other wildlife of the area. The friendly staff will gladly answer any and all questions. The displays...More

Thank Henry A
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Attended the Boyd Norton seminar co-hosted by the Center and the Central Kansas Photo Club. The seminar was excellent. This facility is very nice with live animals, a butterfly garden and a walking trail as well. Well worth your time to stop here!

Thank Corinna G
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