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Caney, Kansas

  • Opera House/Elk's Hall

    Opera House/Elk's HallThe 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 buildi...
    Opera House/Elk's Hall

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Historic Homes Tour

Caney is proud of its rich heritage and is fortunate to have preserved much of the architecture of its early development. The Historical Society has prepared a self-guided tour brochure to illustrate some of Caney'

Caney, KS Tours

Old Jail

The first city jail was built in 1888 of native sandstone at a cost of $27.00. The town "Marshall" was W.V. Toner.

Caney, KS Pioneer History

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

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

Marais des Cygnes NWR Birding

Birding at Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge is especially good in late spring when over 30 species of warblers migr...

Art Galleries

Visit the center for the arts and the Terminal Art Gallery, both downtown, to view a variety of entertaining and interesting ...

Teacher of the Plains Grave

Frank Hobbs was the first teacher in Elk County in 1869. In 1933, each student in the county contributed a nickel to build th...