Chaplin Nature Center

27814 27th Dr.
Arkansas City, KS 67005- Map It
(620) 442-4133

AAA Editor Notes

Chaplin Nature Center, 3 mi. w. via US 166, then 2 mi. n. at 27814 27th Dr., features 4 miles of nature trails that meander alongside the Arkansas River and through 230 acres of creek, prairie and forest terrain. A visitor center contains a nature library and educational displays. Events are offered throughout the year. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Donations. Trails free.
Hours: Trails daily dawn-dusk, year-round. Visitor center Tues.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5, Mar. 16-June 30 and Sept. 1-Nov. 15; Tues.-Fri. 10-2, Sat. 9-5, July-Aug.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5, rest of year. Visitor center closed major holidays.