Attractions and Upcoming Events

Barton County Courthouse

Santa Fe Trail travelers and traders passed through, traded, camped and hunted where the Barton County Courthouse now stands in the center of town. Historically, Great Bend's downtown has served as a focus for the city's business, civic, and social activities.

Great Bend, KS Historic Courthouses

Brit Spaugh Park And Zoo

Tucked in Brit Spaugh Park on North Main, the Zoo is great Bend's little jewel. Dedicated to the conservation, preservation and rescue of animals and the education and entertainment of both children and adults, the Zoo is a natural resource for Great Bend and its visitors.

Great Bend, KS Zoos

Great Bend Mural Project

Great Bend is home to an expanding collection of outdoor murals created by local artists and groups. Several of the brightly colored murals are located in the Main Street business area. Following are murals visitors can enjoy now:

Migration is located at the corner of Main & 16

Great Bend, KS Arts

Kansas Oil & Gas Hall Of Fame And Museum

The Museum was founded in 1990 by a group interested in preserving the history of the oil and gas industry.

Great Bend, KS Museums

Things to do Golf Courses near Great Bend, KS

Golden Belt Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Pretty Prairie Golf Course

Completed in 1996, this beautiful nine hole course is a fully irrigated, challenging golf course with a driving range and pra...

Lake Barton Golf Course

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Park Hills Golf & Supper Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Green Valley Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...