Global Search

Set Current Location
Join
Sign Out
user image
My Profile
Sign Out
While we do our best to ensure the accuracy of our listings, some venues may be currently temporarily closed without notice. Please confirm status on the venue website before making any plans.
Category
All
Attractions
Museums
Theaters
Outdoors
Family Outings
Concert Venues
Sports
Historic Sites
Galleries
More

Filter
Child Friendly
Good for Groups
Historical
Provides Tours
Romance
Weird & Wonderful
$
$$
$$$
More

x
Outdoors

Top Rated Attractions in Wichita

Search Radius (Miles)
Keeper Of The Plains Plaza

At the meeting point of the Big and Little Arkansas rivers is a weathered steel statue by American Indian sculptor, Blackbear Bosin. The Keeper of the Plains was installed in 1974 to celebrate the nation's bicentennial. Standing tall at 44 feet (13.41 meters), it is set on a huge headland and is considered a sacred site by the Native American tribes. Encircling it is a plaza with many displays, describing the lives of local American Indians who dwelt here. There are walking bridges to access the area. Fire drums on bluffs at the foot of the sculpture light almost every night, giving a dramatic effect to its surroundings.

Sedgwick County Zoo

The Sedgwick County Zoo is one of the largest zoos in the state. A major tourist attraction, this zoo is home to more than 3000 animals of about 400 different species. Along with areas to view the animals, the site includes a children's play area, boat rides, and trams. Between Penguin Cove, the Tiger Trek and the Downing Gorilla Forest, there's enough to see that you'll want to spend a whole day here.

Sedgwick County Park

Featuring several lakes where you can fish, Sedgwick County State Park is a must-visit for fishing aficionados. Even if fishing isn't your thing, there's plenty to do for the whole family. Hike or bike along a trail, taking in the sights of wildlife. If you're into sports, head to the softball field or basketball court for a game. In the winter, the sledding hill is tons of fun!

Botanica, The Wichita Gardens

Opened in 1987, these gardens were a collaboration between the Wichita Area Garden Council and the City of Wichita. They include an aquatic collection, a butterfly garden, a butterfly house, a greenhouse for tropical plants, a rock garden, a rose garden, a sensory garden, a Shakespearean garden, and more. They opened a children's garden in 2011 that features several themed areas for kids.

Great Plains Nature Center

Learn about local plants and wildlife at the Great Plains Nature Center. Inside, exhibits like Kansas Wildlife and Prairies of the World are educational for both kids and adults. Outside, trails provide the perfect opportunity to view some of the flora and fauna you learned about inside. Remember your trip here with something from the gift shop - it offers a variety of books, toys, and other fun memorabilia.

Old Cowtown Museum

Feel like you've traveled back in time at this museum, where costumed actors recreate the lifestyle of a cattle town from the 1870s. This sprawling museum is designed as a working town complete with residential houses, an industrial area, a farm and various other elements that comprised a town back in the day. Well-thought-out re-enactments of scenes from daily life make this an interesting attraction for kids as well as adults. The Hunter Area, Drovers Camp, DeVore Farm and the Industrial Area are some of the prominent living exhibits of the museum. In addition to this, the Empire Hall showcases an extensive collection of historical artifacts. The gift shop on site has unique souvenirs and tours are available.

0,6 23 4 1 5,7,6 166 Outdoors 166|outdoors|Outdoors [["Keeper Of The Plains Plaza","37.691401727097","-97.34962756087","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/assets\/images\/google_markers\/dark_blue_circle.png","","","650 North Seneca Street, Wichita, KS, 67203","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/wichita-ks\/848190-keeper-of-the-plains-plaza"],["Sedgwick County Zoo","37.715222011827","-97.409822018026","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/assets\/images\/google_markers\/dark_blue_circle.png","","","5555 West Zoo Boulevard, Wichita, KS, 67212","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/wichita-ks\/812399-sedgwick-county-zoo"],["Sedgwick County Park","37.71947721968","-97.414637301391","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/assets\/images\/google_markers\/dark_blue_circle.png","","","6501 West 21st Street North, Wichita, KS, 67205","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/wichita-ks\/711920-sedgwick-county-park"],["Botanica, The Wichita Gardens","37.696223840651","-97.363117184481","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/assets\/images\/google_markers\/dark_blue_circle.png","","","701 Amidon Street, Wichita, KS, 67203","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/wichita-ks\/815444-botanica-the-wichita-gardens"],["Great Plains Nature Center","37.739161824868","-97.263840384895","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/assets\/images\/google_markers\/dark_blue_circle.png","","","6232 East 29th Street North, Wichita, KS, 67220","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/wichita-ks\/846591-great-plains-nature-center"],["Old Cowtown Museum","37.694246500886","-97.360023108787","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/assets\/images\/google_markers\/dark_blue_circle.png","","","1865 West Museum Boulevard, Wichita, KS, 67203","https:\/\/cityseeker.com\/wichita-ks\/711930-old-cowtown-museum"]] adayincity 848190,812399,711920,815444,846591,711930 6 0 1 Attractions
5,7,6,10 0 0 0 10 0

More Attractions

234
5,7,6,10 23 0 0 0,6 6