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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!

(316) 264-0448

701 Amidon St
Wichita, KS 67203   Directions Website

Wichita's culture and horticulture coexist brilliantly at Botanica, the Wichita Gardens. Whether it's the seasonal wonders that draw you in, like the Summer Annual Display featuring of 25,000 flowers, the Butterfly House with it's unique collection of fascinating species, or the Tuesdays on the Terrace outdoor event that features attractions, live music and great company, there's always something blooming at Botanica. And like the flowers that populate it, the results of such cultural cultivation are nothing less than beautifully breathtaking.

Great Plains Nature Center
Great Plains Nature Center

(316) 683-5499

3262 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220   Directions Website

Understanding our world is always great fun for the kids, and a great place to learn and have fun at the same time is the Great Plains Nature Center. The center is a cooperative effort between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Kansas Department of Parks and Wildlife, and the City of Wichita Parks and Recreation Department. With that much support, the center proves to be a great place to interact and understand the state's wildlife through exhibits, attractions and tours.

North Woodland Park
North Woodland Park

(316) 268-4361

841 W 21st St
Wichita, KS 67203   Directions Website

The North Woodland Park in Wichita offers a return to the basics. It offers shaded walking paths, a large playground area, a baseball field and basketball court, as well as plenty of scenic spots to have a picnic and enjoy the day outdoors with family and friends.

Sedgwick County Park
Sedgwick County Park

(316) 660-1780

6501 W 21st N
Wichita, KS 67205   Directions Website

Sedgwick County Park is like a buffet of natural fun, all in one place! Choose from such activities as boating, tennis, rollerblade hockey, basketball courts, hike and bike trails, and a whole lot more. Plus, there are four lakes to stroll around and beautiful scenery to enjoy. Lots of great spaces for lots of fun are waiting at this outdoor gem in Wichita.

Sedgwick County Zoo
Sedgwick County Zoo

(316) 660-9453

5555 Zoo Blvd
Wichita, KS 67212   Directions Website

The Sedgwick County Zoo continues a 40 year tradition of bringing some of the world's most exotic creatures together so that you and your kids can see fascinating exhibits, attractions, and species like alligators, gorillas, lions, and bears all residing in the zoo's meticulously kept environments. With nearly 500,000 guests walking through its gates annually, the zoo's staff works hard to make sure that your visit will be as fun as it is educational.

Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Tanganyika Wildlife Park

(316) 794-8954

1000 S Hawkins Ln
Goddard, KS 67052   Directions Website

The Tanganyika Wildlife Park takes the concept of going to the zoo one adventurous step further by giving you a chance to really interact with your favorite animals. At this attraction, you can hand feed the giraffes, ride on top of a camel, and walk up next to a kangaroo for an unforgettable photo opportunity! The kids will love the accessibility to the wildlife, and the expertly trained staff are always around to ensure safety as you marvel at this incredible collection of animals.

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