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Cheyenne Bottoms

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56 Northeast 40 Road, Great Bend, KS 67530
+1 877-427-9299
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Just go. Check the Bottoms off your bucket list. It’s worth it. Whooping cranes show up in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff H
Columbia, Missouri
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A very interesting palce to visit

This area aims to provide diverse marsh habitat for wildfowl and shorebirds and to increase the... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Kendal, United Kingdom
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56 Northeast 40 Road, Great Bend, KS 67530
+1 877-427-9299

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just go. Check the Bottoms off your bucket list. It’s worth it. Whooping cranes show up in November. Cool birds to see.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This area aims to provide diverse marsh habitat for wildfowl and shorebirds and to increase the production of birds that nest in the area. Unfortunately we visited on a very hot day in August so we weren't surprised that we didn't see a large number...More

Thank susiedu
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We are so lucky to have Cheyenne Bottoms. It is a wonderful place with GREAT scenery for us to enjoy Kansas at its best!

Thank Carla M
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Do stop at the information center to get a map to have an idea of how large this place is. I had photographed 150 species of birds, but found a couple new ones here. It is great that folks do not litter here. I saw...More

Thank Red23Hair34
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Cheyenne Bottoms is a unique wetlands and refuge offering excellent birdwatching, especially during migrations. It is easy to get to and easy to drive around. Unfortunately, state funding has apparently been ended and all 3 employees are gone. This site is too important to lose...More

Thank Terrie C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Easy self-drive on gravel roads. You can see most of it in about 3 hours but better if you have all day.

Thank Roy K
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The scope of the wetlands was astounding to us. We were so glad to see that much land being set aside for nature.

Thank ScarlettKay
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

One of the hotel staff recommended i check out Cheyenne Bottoms. Being from Louisiana, i was surprised to find a wet land in the middle of Kansas! The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. I learned a ton from them. They really went above and beyond!

Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Exceeded all expectations. Nicely done around a natural body of water. If one stops the car, the birds offer a cacophony of sound. Ducks diving for food, sea gulls gliding, herons near the shore looking for food. The Best thing is the welcome center. VERY...More

1  Thank R J
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Depending on the time of year, this wetlands can be fairly quiet or seriously full and noisy. In July it is fairly quiet, but still beautiful and a great place to find birds of all kinds. The bugs were seriously awful when exiting the car,...More

Thank 777Zeus
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Ruth F
18 February 2017|
Response from R J | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't see why not. There were people there with duck blind boats, etc when we were there. Would be less destructive than those. There are many places one can put a boat in the water. This place is huge.