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Cheney State Park
16000 NE 50th Street
Just 12 miles south of Hutchinson along the Cheney reservoir. Cheney Reservoir is an idal sailing lake. The Ninnescah Yacht Club often sponsors regattas and club races here. Please call for hours of operation and fees.
Dillon Nature Center
3002 East 30th
This 100 acre site with woods, prairie, marsh and ponds is designated a national Urban Wildlife Sanctuary to help visitors understand, respect and appreciate the natural world. There are two miles of trails, displays, picnic areas, fishing pond and gardens. Please call for hours of operation and special group arrangements.
600 East Blanchard at Carey Park
Hedrick's Exotic Animal Farm
West of Hutchinson on Highway 96
See many animals up close! Among the unusual animals are kangaroos, llamas, ostriches, zebras and more.
The Hutchinson Art Center
405 North Washington
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
Cosmosphere - Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center
1100 N. Plum
Hutchinson, KS 67501
One of the most comprehensive space museums in existence. Also included in the complex are: The Hall of Space Museum, The Carey IMAX Dome Theater, the Justice Planetarium Theater, the Future Astronaut Program, the Cargo Bay Gift Store and food court. Please call for hours of operation.
The Kansas State Fair
2000 N. Poplar
Toll-free: 800-362-FAIR 3247
A wide variety of activities from racing pigs to dirt track auto races and a spectacular carnival midway. Held each September for ten days, beginning the Friday after Labor Day.
Quivira National Wildlife Refuge
28 miles west on 4th Street
a 21,820 acre refuge with a variety of plant life which attracts birds from all parts of the USA and North America. More than 250 species of birds have been observed here including bald and golden eagles, whooping cranes, whilte pelicans and wild turkeys.
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