If photography is your inspiration, Great Bend is your natural wonderland!


Photographers delight in capturing wildlife in their natural habitats. Magazines often feature impressive wildlife and landscape shots from our region of Kansas. Below is a list of Great Bend hot spots, check out the brochure download for a full list.

  • Arkansas River Hike and Bike Trail
  • Barton County Courthouse Square
  • Brit Spaugh Park and Zoo
  • Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area
  • Dominican Sisters Convent
  • Great Bend Cemetery
  • Quivira National Wildlife Refuge
  • Raptor Center
  • Veterans Memorial Park

    To view the Photography Brochure for maps, hot spots, more tips, and additional information, click 'view' under the link. You can download the PDF document by clicking 'download', or email it by selecting email below.

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    With the abundance of beauty and life here, you are sure to capture the perfect photograph.
    "Nature is the art of God." - Dante Alighieri