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Olathe, Kansas

  • Lone Elm Campground

    Lone Elm CampgroundThree miles south of Olathe on Lone Elm Road, on the main branch of the Santa Fe Trail, was the site of a spring (now enclosed in a small well) and excellent grazing for livestock. The spring was a ma...
    Lone Elm Campground

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ernie Miller Nature Center & Park

Enjoy this 113-acre park with three hiking trails, an education center, and an outdoor amphitheater where you can observe owls, hawks, and an indoor/outdoor beehive.

Olathe, KS Nature Centers

William J. Mara Museum - KS School for the Deaf

The Kansas State School for the Deaf is the oldest state educational institution in the State of Kansas. The School was founded by Philip A. Emery, a deaf man who had been a teacher at the Indiana School for the Deaf from 1854 to 1860

Olathe, KS Museums

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm

J.B. Mahaffie purchased a 160-acre tract of ground 1-mile north of the town of Olathe, Kansas along the Santa Fe Trail in 1857. In 1863, J.B. and his wife, Lucinda Mahaffie, contracted to run a stagecoach stop. Serving meals in their cellar, the Mahaffies operated their business until around 1870

Olathe, KS Museums

The Prairie Center

The rich natural history of Kansas has been preserved with 300 acres of native tall grass prairie, woodlands and creeks. The diverse biomes comprise virgin tallgrass prairie, reseeded tallgrass prairie, riparian woodlands, and wetland areas. The center is a suburban island that was farmed until 1968

Olathe, KS Nature Centers


Things to do near Olathe, KS

Group Tours

Leavenworth City Tour - A guide, provided by the Leavenworth Convention & Visitors Bureau will step on bus, that is pr...

Leavenworth National Cemetery

Over 27,000 graves of Veterans and dependents from the Indian Wars to present time....