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Commemorating those men of wisdom and generosity who directed the Winfield Chataqua here ...For a third of a century they brought the people of Southern Kansas the best thought and culture of the nation.

"Therefore, when we build, let us think that we build forever; and as we lay stone on stone that a time is to come when those stones will be held sacred and that men will say, 'See! this our Fathers did for us',"

Island Park***
ANCIENT CAMP SITE
AND HUNTING GROUND
OF THE OSAGE INDIANS
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THIS WOODED ISLAND WAS
SET APART BY THE
PIONEERS FOR THE PEOPLE
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HOME OF THE CHATAQUA
1887 - 1918
Island Park
Island ParkThe site of the original Chautauquas in Winfield, today the park is used by families for picnics and recreation.

The park is at the North end of Main Street surrounded by the Timber Creek Lagoon.


Come visit us in Winfield, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Iron Gate Inn - The Baden House

This Cross-gable Victorian home was built in 1885 by J.P. Baden, an early industrialist, founder of St. John's College, and one of Winfield's most illustrious citizens. Mrs. Baden founded the Lutheran orphanage.

Winfield, KS Historic Buildings

Quail Ridge Golf Course

If you're ready for serious golfing enjoyment, Quail Ridge is hard to resist. Located within the beautiful Flint Hills of South Central Kansas are 18 championship holes of fun and excitement for every golfer.

Quail Ridge, the City'

Winfield, KS Golf Courses

Viet Nam War Memorial (Memorial Park)

Constructed as a replica of the Washington D.C. Viet Nam War Memorial, this memorial is found in Memorial Park just east of the Courthouse. The Memorial is engraved with the names of 777 servicemen and nurses from the State of Kansas who were killed or missing in action during the Viet Nam War.

Winfield, KS Memorials

Historic Homes Tour

Welcome to Winfield, Kansas, home to beautiful and unique Victorian homes. These homes, built from 1870 to the early 1900s, were influenced by the fashionable features of the era. An era when hospitality was an art and elegance a way of life.

Through Winfield\'

Winfield, KS Tours

Cowley County Historical Society Museum

The Cowley County Historical Society Museum is housed in one of Winfield's original schools built in 1886. The native stone building and its historical displays keep local history alive and available to the people.

Winfield, KS Museums

Things to do Recreation near Winfield, KS

McPherson State Fishing Lake (Canton Lake)

46 acres, boating, boat ramps, picnic areas, basic camping, fishing piers, nature trails ...

Lyon County State Lake

Lyon County State Lake is a 40 acre lake and 442 acre wildlife area owned and managed by the Kansas Department of Wildlife an...