Free Fun for the Whole Family
Whether you're in need of a relaxing place to reconnect with nature, a fun place to bring your kids or host a birthday party, or the perfect gift for a family member or friend, the Great Plains Nature Center has what you're looking for!
Conveniently located off of K-96 at 29th and Woodlawn, the Great Plains Nature Center features a 2-mile paved trail system in Chisholm Creek Park. Our beautiful, interactive educational diplays in the Koch Habitat Hall offer a fun way to learn about the diversity of wildlife and plants in Kansas and the Great Plains region.
The Owl's Nest gift shop features a huge variety of books and gifts for everyone on your list! Books, games, puzzles, plush animals, puppets, shirts, totes, and home decor items perfect for the animal or nature lover in your life.
Best of all, you can experience all of this for free! There is no entrance charge for the museum or the nature trail.
School groups and field trips are welcome; contact us to schedule your visit.