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Caney, Kansas

  • Caney Notables

    The community was home to several notable people. Col. S. M. Porter was an early-day pioneer who become one of southeast Kansas' and northeast Oklahoma's foremost industrialists. He was respons...
    Caney Notables

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

Civil War Cannon

Wark Memorial Park is also the location of the "Walkingstick," an old cannon of Civil War vintage which is one of fewer than 75 of its kind in the nation.

Caney, KS Monuments

Opera House/Elk's Hall

The popular Truskett Opera House which was built in 1907 burned along with other businesses in 1910 having a $50,000 loss. The Caney Elk's Club acquired the opera house facilities and rebuilt a building for club use. Their "Elk's Hall"

Caney, KS Opera Houses

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

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

Things to do near Caney, KS

Rock Creek Country Club

Rock Creek Country Club, established 1919, is a private, 9-hole regulation golf course and social club in Burlington, Kansas....

Neosho Wildlife Area Hunting

During spring and fall, the number of migrant ducks is most impressive, sometimes reaching 100,000 birds. More than 60,000 ...

Cemetery

The oldest grave marker in the cemetery is of Mary Frances Crawford. The friends of Historic Girard has placed a new monument...