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Lakin, Kansas

  • Beymer Water Recreation Park

    Beymer Water Recreation ParkBeymer Water Recreation Park offers a variety of activities for the outdoorsman. Swimmers may cool off at the designated swim beach, while picnickers enjoy a barbecue on the many tables and grills. A ...
    Beymer Water Recreation Park
  • Loucks Municipal Park

    Loucks Municipal ParkSunshine and fresh air abound at Loucks Municipal Park, two miles west of Lakin on U.S. HWY 50. Donated by Charles A. and Rhonda Loucks in 1950, Loucks is an 80 acre park that is home for the Kearny C...
    Loucks Municipal Park
  • Lakin City Park

    Lakin City ParkWhile enjoying your stay in Lakin, stop and relax at Lakin City park. With a swimming pool, basketball facility, and a playground, everyone is sure to be pleased. ...
    Lakin City Park

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Santa Fe Depot

Lakin originated as one of the early stops on the Santa Fe Railroad from Dodge City to Colorado in 1872. This depot, constructed in 1876, replaced the original boxcar depot. The depot was moved to the museum site and restored in 1984. Mr. James Thomas, grandson of the O'

Lakin, KS Railroad History

Loucks Municipal Park

Sunshine and fresh air abound at Loucks Municipal Park, two miles west of Lakin on U.S. HWY 50. Donated by Charles A. and Rhonda Loucks in 1950, Loucks is an 80

Lakin, KS Recreation

Historic Churches

The Lakin Christian Church was organized in 1901 in the old courthouse building, and the existing building was dedicated in 1908.

The church is made of concrete, is nearly square, and has a splendid seating capacity.

Lincoln and Buffalo Streets

Lakin, KS Historic Churches

Charlie's Ruts

About four miles east of Lakin on highway 50

Lakin, KS Pioneer History

Chouteau's Island

Chouteau's Island was the largest island of timber on the Arkansas River in this area. In the spring of 1816, Auguste Pierre Chouteau was returning to Missouri with several other fur trappers when they were attacked by a large party of Pawnee Indians. Chouteau'

Lakin, KS Pioneer History

Things to do near Lakin, KS

Meade Lake Hunting

While small, the 360-acre wildlife area offers good opportunities for dove and quail hunters. Deer, turkey, rabbit and some w...

Tribune City Parks

Tribune Parks Tribune’s four parks are inviting to the public and appealing to the eye. Holland Park offers an outdoor...