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Address: 6232 E 29th St N, Wichita, KS 67220
Phone Number: 316-683-5499
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Description: Great place to enjoy a few hours for free.

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Peaceful setting

There are a good amount of paved and unpaved trails that go through the park. Around dusk and dawn you can often see whitetail deer. Dogs are not allowed on the trails that leave... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Wichita, Kansas
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Wichita, Kansas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

There are a good amount of paved and unpaved trails that go through the park. Around dusk and dawn you can often see whitetail deer. Dogs are not allowed on the trails that leave from the main parking lot, but the bike path that runs through and around the Nature Center does allow dogs.

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Waynoka, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is hands down, absolutely, positively, my favorite place in Wichita! I visit multiple times a month just to hike or to pick up trash. It's relaxing getting away from the busy city and tall building. So many different paths and trails to take and get lost in all day.

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Wichita, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great place for a two mile stroll or run. Birders are often about. Lots of ducks , carp and turtles to feed

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Wichita, Kansas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The center has a few live snakes and birds, a good gift shop, some educational exhibits and a medium size theater for meeting presentations. There is a good nature walking path through natural Kansas grasses and some birds for the bird watchers to identify. My visits are primarily for the Southwind Sierra Club who meets there.

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Baltimore
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141 reviews 141 reviews
46 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

A visit to the nature center divides into two segments. Each of which is worth your time. Indoors, the habitat hall has exhibits on Kansas' natural environment and wildlife that are of Smithsonian quality. It's not huge...... but it is VERY well done. You could spend an hour there and learn a lot. You could also relax in the lounge... More 

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Swindon
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Fabulous site with a pocket of prairie under regeneration, although it will take another 200 years to reach maturity, apparently. Full of life, very well maintained board walks and wide accessible trails suitable for all, a wonderful facility for the city. In 3 hours I saw different types of turtles, water snakes, frogs, crayfish, deer, water birds, raptors, woodland birds... More 

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Trails were laid out well. You can easily plan the distance you will hike. A very nice park and the folks in the visitor center are first rate.

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NJ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've been visiting here for the past 8 years at all times of the year. My favorite time is in the fall when the colors and the grass are beautiful to look and and we've even seen deer and turkeys! The museum is so fun to visit, especially in the summer when it's to hot to walk the trails. There... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This pretty park in the middle od Wichita is a favorite place for a stroll. In the evening the deer come out. During the day you can see up to twenty turtles sunning themselves i turtle pond. Very easy to walk trails and pretty year round.

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I love the GPNC. I usually come in a back entrance and just walk the trails, but today I came by the front and browsed the museum and gift shop too. The staff is SO friendly and welcoming, and the whole nature center is just full of wonderful little gems. The trails are great to walk alone or with family... More 

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