Nature Education
Observe medical procedures of raptors, receive training in avian medicine, tour the largest inland marsh of the interior United States, and stroll through state-of-the-art exhibits. Great Bend is your headquarters for education about the vast wetlands and wildlife that we have right here in the center of Kansas.


Study the state-of-the-art interpretive exhibits that tell the story of Cheyenne Bottoms from its geological formation to the management challenges of the future. There is a gift shop, traveler information, and nature trails. Facilities are available for meetings and special events.
Step through the doors of the Raptor Center in Great Bend and begin a fascinating journey into the natural world. Get up close and personal while you observe the operation of a raptor. Prepare yourself for an unexpected journey.