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Baker Wetlands Discovery Center

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Rest stop

Very good pit stop on long bike rides. Fill water bottles with cold water and use the restroom... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
spencers1621
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Lawrence, Kansas
Butterflies!

Great place for hiking or birdwatching. I was there for the Monarch butterfly tagging, which would... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
AndyKansasCity
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Kansas City
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3 days ago
“Wonderful views from the Discovery Center.”
7 Dec 2017
“Great place for kids - of all ages”
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1365 N 1250 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66046-9618
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Discovery Center is a great place to begin your visit to the wetlands. It was very cold the day I went, so people were inside taking note of all the birds visiting the feeders and raptors hunting in the wetlands. Very friendly people and...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Took my great nephew and two of his friends here. The boys loved it. The displays are well done with not a lot of reading which appeals to youngsters. The view to the south is amazing. They have binoculars and telescopes for bird watching. There...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Very good pit stop on long bike rides. Fill water bottles with cold water and use the restroom! Take a minute to watch the birds.

Thank spencers1621
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great place for hiking or birdwatching. I was there for the Monarch butterfly tagging, which would be a great activity for kids.

1  Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 3 August 2017

My husband and I frequently walk in the Baker Wetlands and often take out-of-town visitors to the Discovery Center. The last time we did this was in May when my sister visited from California. She liked it; I knew she would.

Thank Marsha G
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I saw this as one of the most beautiful places in Kansas, so i set out to take a look. The Discovery Center is a beautiful building, but hey, I wasn't here to see pictures of the wetlands, I was here to experience them for...More

1  Thank molleary
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a great experience for nature lovers. The beautiful building has wonderful kiosks with large colorful photographs and educational materials about the wetlands, including a number of mounted animals. There is a handy spotting scope to look out the large windows overlooking the wetlands,...More

Thank Princeton919
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The Baker Wetlands Discovery Center was just opened in the fall of 2915 and it is just getting established. The center offers educational facilities and the grounds have a variety of newly established environmental setting where you can learn about native and transitory wildlife. Nice...More

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