Want a unique nature experience? Then, visit the Kansas Wetlands Education Center. KWEC overlooks Cheyenne Bottoms; the largest inland marsh in the United States and a Ramsar designated, Wetland of International Importance.
Located at 592 NE K-156 Highway near Great Bend, KS.
Walk through state-of-the-art exhibits that tell the story of Cheyenne Bottoms from its ancient geological formation to the management challenges of the future. Discover the magnificence of these wetlands and the animals and plants living there.
From inside the Center or out, watch Great Blue Herons stalking prey or Mallards tending their young. Submerge yourself in the wetland experience by walking to the observation point. Naturalists will be on hand to enhance your visit and answer questions.