Emporia, Kansas

  • Melvern Lake

    32miles Northeast of Emporia
    Melvern Lake Melvern Lake's 6,930 surface acres of water and 17,244 acres of adjacent land serve as the nucleus of recreational and natural resource activities for more than 500,000 visitors annually.
    Melvern Lake
  • John Redmond Lake

    38miles Southeast of Emporia
    John Redmond Lake John Redmond Reservoir lies in a broad flat valley with margins of the gently rolling Flint Hills -- a bluestem grass region of natural scenic beauty. The 59-mile shoreline around the 9,400
    John Redmond Lake

Attractions near Emporia, Kansas

Art by Duke Wellington and Waylord Gregory

Duke Wellington Mural Scenic exploration of the history of Columbus and Kansas. Displayed in the Columbus Community Buildi...

The University Theatre

KU's internationally renowned University Theatre offers a wide array of classical, musical, and contemporary productions in t...


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