Tag Archives: Nature Center

Flint Hills Discovery Center

Location: 315 S. 3rd Street; Manhattan, Kansas 66502 Cost: Adults $9; Military, Students, Seniors (65+) $7; Children $4; Kids 2 and under free. Web site:http://www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/ In the months since we visited the Flint Hills Discovery Center, I’ve struggled with how … Continue reading

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Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Environmental Library

Location: 4051 West Drive, Wyandotte County Lake Park, Kansas City, KS 66109 (head left as you enter the park, past the kiddie park; the drive to the library will be on your right about 1/4 of the way around the … Continue reading

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Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

Location:  13800 Switzer Road, Overland Park, KS, next to the soccer complex. Cost: Monday – Thursday, Free; Friday – Sunday, $2 a person, 1 and younger free. Web site: http://www.opkansas.org/Things-to-See-And-Do/Deanna-Rose-Childrens-Farmstead The Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead in Overland Park, Kansas, is … Continue reading

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Discovery Center Gardens

Location: 4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110 Cost: Free! Web site: http://mdc.mo.gov/regions/kansas-city/discovery-center#node-17374 On a sunny Saturday afternoon, we headed to the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, only to discover that it was closed that Saturday.  Even though we … Continue reading

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Prairie Park Nature Center

Location:  2730 Harper Street, Lawrence, KS Cost: Free! Web site:  http://www.lprd.org The Prairie Park Nature Center is an undiscovered jewel in Douglas County. It’s hard to find, but it’s entirely worth it. The designers definitely took accessibility to heart: in … Continue reading

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Ernie Miller Nature Center

Location:   909 N 7 Hwy; Olathe, KS Cost: Free  Web site: http://www.erniemiller.com   On our way home from my doctor’s appointment, Peanut, Efrit and I stopped by the Ernie Miller Nature Center.  It would earn us another stamp in our Passport … Continue reading

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