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Upcoming Events in Russell Kansas

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Canyon Drive

Russell County offers the traveler some of the most breathtaking views and vistas to be found in Kansas. The following is a self-guided tour travelers can take to get "off the beaten path" and see some of the beauty local residents take for granted. Travelers getting off of I-70 at Exit 206

Russell, KS Scenic Drives

Fossil Station Museum

An imposing looking structure, the museum building was formerly the county jail, built in 1907 from greenhorn limestone or "post rock." It has adapted nicely to the modern theories of museum functions.

Russell, KS Museums

Deines Cultural Center

The Deines Center is the permanent home of the wood engravings of nationally known artist, E. Hubert Deines. The Deines work is displayed on a rotating basis in the west end of the main gallery. In addition, the Deines Cultural Center features other artists'

Russell, KS Arts

Outdoor Murals

This mural is painted on the side of the building bordering Cecil Bricker Park at 8th and Main in downtown Russell.

Russell, KS Arts

Russell County Courthouse

President Gerald R. Ford and Senator Robert J. Dole launched the 1976 Presidential campaign on this site on August 20, 1976.

Russell, KS Historical Markers

Things to do near Russell, KS

Waconda Lake Trails

Hiking and bicycle riding is permitted throughout the area (except for the refuges). Horse riding is limited to open, maintai...