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Nice place for a walk

Walking areas are maintained along the river. Catch Keeper of the Plains during your walk. It is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Topeka, Kansas
Definately a Don't Miss!

We only had 1 night to spend in Wichita so we decided to start with the walking route. We walked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelley D
Boulder, Colorado
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“nice walk” (5 reviews)
“bird life” (2 reviews)
Wichita, KS
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking areas are maintained along the river. Catch Keeper of the Plains during your walk. It is a nice place to get outside for a relaxing evening.

Thank MikeandKirstyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had 1 night to spend in Wichita so we decided to start with the walking route. We walked along the river and enjoyed the many pieces of art that we saw. Also, we visited the Veterans Memorial Park which was a beautiful tribute...More

Thank Kelley D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was easy parking and for a Sun afternoon the place was practically deserted. There are easy walking paths that you could use a wheel chair on. There was not a lot of shade in the area we wandered around. There was also no public...More

Thank Jen78703
Reviewed August 19, 2017

I love to walk and this was scenic, attractive and very pleasant to meander around the river. Many museums along the riverfront as well

Thank fcrane35
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Spent 3 of our 4 nights in Wichita here, walking along the river. Went to the Keeper of the Plains and the Veterans Memorial Park, which are all an amazing part of the river trail. We all really enjoyed it so much, that we kept...More

1  Thank lorianns776
Reviewed June 30, 2017

If the weather is nice this is a nice place to walk around. The river is nothing special so if the weather isn't nice I wouldn't recommend it.

1  Thank Adam F
Reviewed June 23, 2017

The walkway along the Arkansas River is very pretty and offers sights of the water and bird life constantly active around the river. It also provides pretty views of Wichita and has several benches to stop and enjoy the view. It is a nice add-on...More

1  Thank PamRoad
Reviewed May 29, 2017

We biked early one morning several miles from the Fairfield Inn along the river trail until we dead ended at the river where it was flooded over. We enjoyed seeing sights like the fountains by Gander Mountain, wall of water near the Hyatt, the Science...More

2  Thank edmondite
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Again, my wife and I shared our 19th Anniversary in this area. We walked up and down the "River Walk" as we call it! There is a lot more then you might think. The Veterans area is down there, so many things to see and...More

3  Thank Robert C
Reviewed February 20, 2017

On a recent business trip to Wichita, KS. Stayed in a hotel right next to a portion of the Arkansas River Trail. Was able to walk a short portion of the trail downtown for a leisure stroll. Beautiful area and would recommend to anyone of...More

2  Thank texag80
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