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Ottawa, Kansas

  • Prairie Spirit Rail Trail

    The "Friends of the Prairie Spirit" welcome you to the first major rail-trail development in the state of Kansas. The Prairie Spi...
    Prairie Spirit Rail Trail

  • Camp Chippewa

    Camp Chippewa is a church camp and retreat center with cabins and kitchenettes. Participate in horseback riding, canoeing, swimming, hiking trail, challenge courses, and tent camping. ...
    Camp Chippewa

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Franklin County Courthouse

The Franklin County Courthouse was built in 1893 by George P. Washburn, one of the best known 19th century Kansas architects, and is regarded as one of Washburn's most outstanding works. Courthouses were one of Washburn'

Ottawa, KS Historic Courthouses

Old Depot Museum

The Old Depot Museum is operated by the Franklin County Historical Society. This incredible, two story, limestone depot was built in 1888

Ottawa, KS Museums

Historic Churches

1st Babtist Church (pictured) - Romanesque Revival Style 4th and Hickory

United Methodist Church - 1903 3

Ottawa, KS Historic Churches

Dietrich Cabin

Located south of the old Ottawa Carnegie Library in Ottawa's City Park, the Dietrich Cabin stands today as a memorial to a courageous couple, who suffered severe hardships on the Kansas frontier and as a tribute to the hundreds of other early pioneers that settled in Franklin County.

Ottawa, KS Memorials

200 Block of Main

The entire 200 block of Main Street in Ottawa is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It's noted for its Victorian architecture.

Ottawa, KS Historic Downtowns

Things to do near Ottawa, KS

Lone Star Lake

Swimming, paddle boating, canoeing, fishing and picnicking are just some of the fun activities to enjoy at Lone Star Lake. Th...