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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

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

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

Winfield Aquatic Center

Featuring two water slides, zero depth entry, 50 meter pool & diving area. A separate youth pool (for those 48 inches & under) has its very own "Serp 'n Dipity" water slide. Pool Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 1:15 - 7:00 pm Mondays & Wednesdays 1:15 - 6:00 pm

Winfield, KS Water Parks

Hiatt House

The Italianate Victorian home presently known as Hiatt's House Restaurant, owned by Mr. & Mrs. Richard Tredway, was built in 1879 by Col. J.C. McMullen, a local banker. Other owners were George Miller of the famed 101 Ranch from 1888 to 1902, and the J.W. Hiatt family from 1902 to 1974

Winfield, KS Historic Buildings

Things to do Recreation near Winfield, KS

Winfield City Lake

North East of Winfield, Winfield City Lake is used for boating, fishing, picnics, and camping. Camper hookup facilities ar...