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United States, Kansas, Wichita

Great Plains Nature Center

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5 (143 ratings)

Looking for a scenic and spacious park to enjoy your walking or running activities? Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita is the ideal destination for nature enthusiasts and fitness enthusiasts ...

Looking for a scenic and spacious park to enjoy your walking or running activities? Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita is the ideal destination for nature enthusiasts and fitness enthusiasts alike. With 235.5 acres of diverse landscapes, including woodlands, wetlands, and prairies, this park offers a refreshing and invigorating environment for your outdoor pursuits. Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll or a brisk run, the park's well-maintained trails cater to various fitness levels, providing an enriching experience amidst the natural beauty of Kansas. To explore the park's routes and plan your activities, you can also download Pacer Pedometer for valuable insights and route information. Venture into the heart of nature at Great Plains Nature Center, where the abundance of trails ensures an enjoyable and fulfilling experience for walkers and runners. The park boasts an array of routes, including the longest 2.2-mile trail, offering an immersive journey through the captivating landscapes and wildlife habitats. Additionally, shorter paths, such as the 0.5-mile route, provide convenient options for those seeking a quick outdoor activity. The well-marked trails, coupled with the tranquil surroundings, make this park an ideal setting for individuals looking to engage in physical activity while savoring the beauty of nature. Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts seeking a harmonious blend of recreation and nature appreciation. Whether you're aiming for a rejuvenating walk or an energizing run, the park's diverse trails and serene ambiance cater to your preferences. Embrace the opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural splendor of the Great Plains, and discover the joy of staying active amidst picturesque surroundings. Don't forget to enhance your park experience by utilizing Pacer Pedometer, which provides comprehensive information about the park's amenities, routes, and fitness opportunities.

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Walking and Running in Great Plains Nature Center

Are you a walker or runner looking for a scenic and invigorating place to enjoy your activity in Wichita? Look no further than the Great Plains Nature Center. With its beautiful trails, diverse wildlife, and essential amenities such as multiple parking lots and restrooms, this park is a haven for ...

Are you a walker or runner looking for a scenic and invigorating place to enjoy your activity in Wichita? Look no further than the Great Plains Nature Center. With its beautiful trails, diverse wildlife, and essential amenities such as multiple parking lots and restrooms, this park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll or an intense run, the Great Plains Nature Center offers the ideal setting for your walking or running activity. The park's serene environment and well-maintained paths make it the perfect destination for individuals seeking a refreshing and rewarding outdoor experience. Lace up your shoes and head to the Great Plains Nature Center for a fulfilling walking or running adventure.

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Parking lot
Best Walking Routes in Great Plains Nature Center
#1 - Chisholm Creek Park
(10 reviews)
Length: 0.6 milesEst. Time: 11m
#2 - Chisholm Creek
(5 reviews)
Length: 1.1 milesEst. Time: 18m
#3 - Great Plains Nature Center
(4 reviews)
Length: 2.2 milesEst. Time: 38m
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Reviews of Great Plains Nature Center
5/5
143 ratings
PacerPal2023/09/02
5
Tianna2023/06/04
5
Daddy2022/08/09
5
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Nearby Parks
North Chisolm Creek Park
Eagle Lake Park
Red Bud Park
Dr. Glen Dey Park
K-96 Cruiser Lake Park
Fairmount Park
Claude Lambe Park
East View Park
Lynette Woodard Park
FAQs about Great Plains Nature Center
Where is the best place to walk in Great Plains Nature Center?
The best place to walk in Great Plains Nature Center is the 2.2-mile route. This route is highly rated by the Pacer community with a rating of 4.5 and 4 reviews.
How many routes are in Great Plains Nature Center?
There are a total of 3 routes in Great Plains Nature Center. The routes are 2.2 miles, 1 mile, and 0.5 miles in length, providing options for different preferences and fitness levels.
Which is the longest route in Great Plains Nature Center?
The longest route in Great Plains Nature Center is 2.2 miles. This route offers a longer and more extensive walking/running experience within the park.
Are there facilities or amenities for walkers/runners in Great Plains Nature Center?
Yes, Great Plains Nature Center provides essential amenities such as parking lots and restrooms for the convenience of walkers and runners.
How accessible is Great Plains Nature Center?
Great Plains Nature Center is easily accessible with multiple parking lots available for visitors, making it convenient for walkers and runners to access the park.
What kind of sports can I do in Great Plains Nature Center?
In addition to walking and running, visitors to Great Plains Nature Center can also engage in activities such as birdwatching, nature photography, and wildlife observation.
What is the best season to walk in Great Plains Nature Center?
The best season to walk in the Great Plains Nature Center is typically spring or fall when the weather is mild and pleasant.
What are the typical weather conditions to prepare for in Great Plains Nature Center?
Visitors to the Great Plains Nature Center should prepare for hot summers and cold winters. It's important to dress accordingly and stay hydrated during the hot months.
What kind of wildlife might you encounter in Great Plains Nature Center?
Visitors to the Great Plains Nature Center may encounter a variety of wildlife, including birds, deer, rabbits, and various species of reptiles and amphibians. It's important to be respectful of the wildlife and observe from a safe distance.
Best Walking Routes in Great Plains Nature Center
#1 - Chisholm Creek Park
4.5 (10 reviews)
Length: 0.6 milesEst. Time: 11m
#2 - Chisholm Creek
4.5 (5 reviews)
Length: 1.1 milesEst. Time: 18m
#3 - Great Plains Nature Center
4.5 (4 reviews)
Length: 2.2 milesEst. Time: 38m
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Nearby Parks
North Chisolm Creek Park
Eagle Lake Park
Red Bud Park
Dr. Glen Dey Park
K-96 Cruiser Lake Park
Fairmount Park
Claude Lambe Park
East View Park
Lynette Woodard Park
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Best Walking Routes in Great Plains Nature Center
#1- Chisholm Creek Park
(10 reviews)
Length: 0.6 milesEst. Time: 11m
#2- Chisholm Creek
(5 reviews)
Length: 1.1 milesEst. Time: 18m
#3- Great Plains Nature Center
(4 reviews)
Length: 2.2 milesEst. Time: 38m
#4- Great Plains Nature Center
(1 review)
Length: 1 milesEst. Time: 31m
#5- Great Plains Nature Center shorter path
(1 review)
Length: 0.5 milesEst. Time: 11m
Reviews of Great Plains Nature Center
PacerPal2023/09/02
5
Tianna2023/06/04
5
Daddy2022/08/09
5
PacerPal2022/07/11
5
PacerPal2022/06/09
5
PacerPal2022/05/29
5
PacerPal2022/05/19
5
PacerPal2021/10/25
5
Daddy2021/08/14
5
jenniferjackle32021/08/06
5
Dominique2021/04/12
5
Abby2020/12/18
5
Ally2020/11/08
5
Lidia2020/11/04
5
Joredyn2020/09/23
5
Julie2020/08/20
5
Windy2020/06/29
5
cindy2020/05/05
5
cindy2020/05/02
5
5/5
143 ratings