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Baker Wetlands Discovery Center

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

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Lawrence, Kansas

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

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Kansas City
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  • Very good51%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
3 days ago
“Wonderful views from the Discovery Center.”
7 Dec 2017
“Great place for kids - of all ages”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1365 N 1250 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66046-9618
+1 785-594-4700
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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

2  Thank I7296VEdavidp
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.

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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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