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Whistle Stop Park The newest city park, Whistle Stop Park, runs parallel to the railroad tracks of Elkhart and covers 23.5 acres.

Located along Highway 56, it allows walkers, bikers, and rollerbladers access to over a mile and a half of asphalt paths. It is this park that has become the talk of the state as far as community involvement and usage.

The city currently has five city parks in it's care. Cunningham Park is located at the North-Western end of Morton Street. This park is geared towards pre-teen and teen users with tennis courts, and a basketball court. The City-Library Park, located on Kansas Ave next to the Morton County Library is geared towards toddlers and grade school children with its many slides and swings it often welcomes families looking to get out in the sun and fun. Coronado Park located just off of Baca Ave on Cimarron Road is a small multi-purpose park with swings, and other multi-age playground equipment areas. Swimming Pool Park is where the Municipal Pool is located and offers visitors everything from horse shoe throws to areas where children may go and romp and play on many slides and ladders.


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Morton County Historical Society Museum

A visit to the Morton County Historical Museum is an exploration in history. As you enter the museum, you will note the beautiful paintings around the room, depicting the history of Morton County. All are painted by local artists, reflecting pride in sturdy pioneer ancestors.

Elkhart, KS Museums

Point Rock Golf Club

Hidden in the Southwest Corner of Kansas you will find Point Rock Golf Club. Point Rock is the newest of the nine-hole golf courses that have been built in Southwest Kansas. Point Rock get its name from the Point of Rocks area Northwest of the City of Elkhart in the Cimarron National Grasslands.

Elkhart, KS Golf Courses

Whistle Stop Park

The newest city park, Whistle Stop Park, runs parallel to the railroad tracks of Elkhart and covers 23.5 acres. Located along Highway 56

Elkhart, KS Recreation

Olympic Medalists Glen Cunningham and Thane Baker

Glenn ran on the 1932 and 1936 U.S. Olympic teams winning a silver medal in 1936 in the 1500 meters. In 1938 he set an indoor mile world record with a time of 4.04.4

Elkhart, KS Famous People

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