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Colby, Kansas

  • Fike Park

    Fike ParkFike Park used to be called Carp Lake. An 1890 newspaper reported that the favorite occupation of the young people during the pleasant spring evenings was boating on the lake. It was formed by the rai...
    Fike Park
  • Colby Parks

    Colby ParksVilla High Park is truly the "Oasis on the Plains". This park, consisting of 40 acres, was created in the late 1960`s with the aid of the Kansas Department of Wildl...
    Colby Parks

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Lone Star Presbyterian Church

The Lone Star Presbyterian Church denotes the strong religious faith of the settlers. The Charming white country church was built in 1915 north of Gem, Kansas. In 1988, the building was moved to the museum site. It was the third time the building had been moved.

Colby, KS Historic Churches

Sod House

The sod house shows the ingenuity of the homesteaders. The late 19th century dwelling exhibits furniture, clothing and other artifacts of pioneer life on the prairie. Volunteers constructed the sod house in 1984. Sod blocks, 1 foot by 2 feet by 4

Colby, KS Pioneer History

Northwest Kansas Research Extension Center

The Northwest Kansas Research Center is a photo opportunity with its rich array of trees and flowers all identified for visitors who are always welcome.

Colby, KS Education Centers

Thomas County Courthouse

Built in 1906, Thomas County Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Romanesque Revival style building is graced by the "Spirit of the Prairie"

Colby, KS Historic Courthouses

Colby Community College

The Colby Community College is a huge asset to our community. The Cultural Arts Center is a hub for cultural presentations and art exhibits. Changing exhibits are also featured at the Prairie Museum of Art & History.

Colby, KS Colleges

Things to do near Colby, KS

Quinter Recreation

9 Hole Golf Course with artificial greens Tennis Courts Outdoor Volleyball ...