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Nice place.

Beautiful place to spend some time while in Witchita. Run, walk or just take pictures; solo or with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sudarshan A
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Worth a stop

While in town visiting family we took a afternoon to explore some of Wichita’s must see sites. I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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The Keeper of the Plains stands at the confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas rivers with hands raised in supplication to the Great Spirit. Renowned Kiowa-Comanche artist Blackbear Bosin donated the Keeper of the Plains to the citizens of Wichita...more
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650 N Seneca St, Wichita, KS 67203-3204
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place to spend some time while in Witchita. Run, walk or just take pictures; solo or with family, it is a beautiful place to be.

Thank Sudarshan A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While in town visiting family we took a afternoon to explore some of Wichita’s must see sites. I would put the Keeper of the Plains at the top of that list. It’s educational and quite beautiful to see. The walk across the bridge is scenic...More

Thank RoamingMountaineer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit... peaceful location and powerful monument! Easily accessible from parking lot... Would love to visit again.

Thank cccsc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is so worth the time to see. You can take a few minutes to a hour, depending how much you have. Easy parking and access via bridges. Great for all ages and impressive.

Thank Marty Ann P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked seeing the Keeper, but I enjoyed the surrounding monument and the Indian center just as much. It's along the river trail, just a short and pleasant walk from downtown Wichita.

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MidAmericaAllIndian, Manager at The Keeper of the Plains, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to visit during the lighting of the fires only lasts about 15 min Do not lock your valuables in the car !!!

Thank droll224
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go at night when the Keeper's fires are lit. It is incredible. Young and old enjoy this visit. Very ADA friendly.

Thank WichitaKSGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit if your on the bike path on the river, lots of things to see stop and check out the new library at night they light the flames,

Thank shawn c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only had time for a quick walk to visit. Definitely worth going when they light the bonfires @ 9:00.

Thank Sheri Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in the afternoon and then again at 9PM in order to see the Keeper with the fires lit. The riverwalk itself is open, beautiful, and inviting. There are waterfowl but we didn't see any altercations with them. You can see it for a...More

Thank Joyce C
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Joyce W
November 7, 2017|
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Response from Debra P | Reviewed this property |
Every evening. 7 pm Central standard time. It’s beautiful day and night. Blackbear Bosin is a fabulous artist.
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Katie B
June 25, 2016|
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Response from Jenae W | Reviewed this property |
9:00 pm unless weather is a factor (rain or high winds)
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Katie B
June 25, 2016|
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Response from Lisa C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. We went there during the day.
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