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Herington, Kansas

Herington, Kansas

Herington has a vital and invigorating atmosphere in which to work and play. There are still many old fishing holes to be found where your everyday troubles are not permitted to enter. For the more serious sportsman there is Herington Reservoir and within a thirty minute drive there are three more reservoirs and several lakes, providing a relaxed lifestyle without the necessity of having to "Get away form it all."

We are a town of approximately 2,500 neighbors located in the corner of a three county area, at the crossroads of two major highways, U.S. 56 and U.S.77, giving easy access for all shipping and touring.

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Father Padilla Park

Father Padilla Memorial Park features a monument to Juan Padilla, who was killed in 1542. The shaded park has picnic facilities, playground facilities, gazebo, tennis court, basketball, nine-hole disc golf course, and baseball diamonds. Admission to the park's WPA-built swimming pool is free.

Herington, KS Recreation


Father Padilla Historical Marker

FATHER JUAN DE PADILLA & QUIVIRA In 1540 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado marched north from Mexico with 300 Spaniards in search of "The Seven Golden Cities of Cibola."

Herington, KS Historical Markers

Herington Historical Museum

The Herington Historical Museum features photos of the town's history and artifacts from the community's earliest days. Learn about the history of area clubs and organizations and study church history.

Herington, KS Museums

Things to do near Herington, KS

St. Marys Golf Course

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Self-Guided Walking and Driving Tours

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