The center is located on the Wetlands & Wildlife
National Scenic Byway at the eastern edge of Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area and
The Nature Conservancy Cheyenne Bottoms Preserve. It is staffed with
naturalists who are dedicated to preserving and sustaining the natural
wildlife in the area. Tours and programs are available daily. There is a gift
shop, traveler information, and nature trails. Facilities are available for
meetings and special events.
state-of-the-art interpretive exhibits that tell the story of Cheyenne Bottoms
from its geological formation to the management challenges of the future.
Discover the magnificence of these wetlands and the animals and plants living
From inside the center
you can watch Great Blue Herons stalking their prey or Mallards tending to
their young. Submerge yourself in the wetland experience by walking to the
observation area. Naturalists will be on hand to enhance your visit and answer
The Wetlands Education
center offers educational programming and events weekly for all ages. Whether
you are looking for a fun and educational activity to do as a family, or a couple
looking for an adults-only program, we have the perfect program for you!
Admission is always FREE! Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
Van Tours of Cheyenne Bottoms available by reservation. The center is available for after-hours use by reservation.
To see what's going on at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, call them at
620-786-7456 or visit their website at www.wetlandscenter.com.