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Ellis Parks Lakeside Campgrounds

Located on the banks of Big Creek, offers a serene, picturesque atmosphere. Only a few short blocks from I-70, Lakeside Campground provides travelers a convenient place to spend a quiet, restful night.


Swimming Pool Park
Swimming Pool Park This park is located right beside the swimming pool, and features two sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and two baseball diamonds.
Playworld Park

Playworld Park

This beautiful and colorful park lies just behind the Railroad Museum. In addtion to various playground equipment, it is also home to a very nice ball park.

Memorial Park

Memorial Park

Located across the street from the Railroad Museum, Memorial Park is dedicated to veterans who lost their lives in foreign wars.

Firestation Park

Firestation Park

This shady park is home to the Ellis Riverfest in June, and the Ellis Fall Fest. Running alongside this park is Big Creek.

Ernie Ray King Memorial Park

Ernie Ray King Memorial Park

Ernest Ray King was a senior at Ellis High School when he was killed in a car accident in 1987. His sister, Betsy King, died in another car accident in 1996. Funds have been collected to construct a gazebo at the park in her honor.

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Bukovina Memorial

"In Memory of those settlers from Bukovina, Austria, who stepped off the train at this location. Beginning in 1886, the German speaking immigrants brought a strong Christian faith and work ethic to build a future for their families in the new world."

Ellis, KS Memorials


St. Mary's Church

The cornerstone of this magnificient church was laid on June 27, 1909 being of black granite (1'x2'x2'6") and weighing nearly 1000 pounds. About the middle of August 1911, the church building was ready for occupancy though far from completed or furnished inside.

Ellis, KS Historic Churches

Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home and Museum

The famous American, Walter P. Chrysler, spent his youth in Ellis, where he learned his trade as a mechanic with the Union Pacific Railroad. Chrysler's youth began 1878 in Ellis. When he was 17, he was hired as a sweeper and eventually became a machinist'

Ellis, KS Museums

Ellis - Bukovina Society Headquarters and Museum

Nestled in the midst of downtown Ellis stands a stately two-story limestone building at Eighth and Washington Streets which serves as the museum and

Ellis, KS Museums

Things to do Recreation near Ellis, KS