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Caney, Kansas

  • 18miles Southwest of Caney
    Hulah LakeHulah Lake lies in the upper reaches of the high rounded Osage Hills, and was named after the nearby community of Hulah, which was established in 1918... continue
  • 22miles North of Caney
    Elk City Lake Elk City Reservoir offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation and forms a lake featuring a shore line nearly 50 miles long, containing over 4,500 acres of water and 12,000... continue
  • 8miles South of Caney
    Copan Lake Copan Lake offers the visitors extensive opportunities for a memorable outdoor recreation experience with 5,000 acres of water and 11,000... continue

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Safari Zoological Park

Welcome to the Safari Zoological Park. The Park was established in 1989 for the purpose of saving endangered animals and was opened to the public in 1994. See our magnificent animals, lions, tigers and bears, plus jaguars and black leopards. There's alligators, lemurs, baboons and much more!

Caney, KS Zoos

Hotel and Stage Coach Stop

This 1889 Hotel and Stage Coach Stop was constructed from native sandstone quarried from Chochran's Hill north of Caney. The basement was used to store winter ice cut from the Caney River.

Caney, KS Historic Buildings

Black Dog Trail Marker

The Osage Indians were a dominant population in what was to be Southeast Kansas, and their influence had a positive effect on Caney. Chief Black Dog cleared a trail 30

Caney, KS Ethnic Heritage

Little White School House

The first school, built in 1870, was a log cabin provided by Berryman Smith. The teacher, Mrs. O.M. \"Billie\" Smith, had 25 students enrolled. Bonds for the next school building, the Little White School House, were sold to raise $1,800 and the school was built in 1872 for $900

Caney, KS Historic Schoolhouses

Caney Valley Historical Society Museum

Three buildings form the Caney Valley Historical Society Museum complex with the Wallar Building housing most of the exhibits and is also the location of the Caney Chamber of Commerce office. The town's heritage as "The Big Gas Town"

Caney, KS Museums

Things to do near Caney, KS

Basketball Court

Enjoy our newly resurfaced basketball court and new goals....

Old Mill

The Old Mill was built in the late 1800's and is a magnificent building to see....

Emanuel Haldeman-Julius Home

Emanuel Haldeman lived at this farm home with his family beginning in 1918. The home is listed on the Kansas State Registe...