Wakefield, Kansas

Wakefield, Kansas

Whether it is a Sunday afternoon, a weekend outing or even settling in for a lifetime - Wakefield has something for everyone. Located in the scenic Kansas flint hills and overlooking Milford Reservoir, Wakefield offers the sports enthusiast, the naturalist, and the entire family a relaxing breath of fresh country air. Wakefield provides the visitor a progressive community with friendly people whose heritage is rooted in the past, their pride is in the present, and their sights are set on the future.

Founded in 1869 by Richard Wake, Wakefield's past is carefully preserved in the Wakefield Museum downtown. Sightseers and history buffs will both be delighted by this nostalgic look at the past.

We've kept the refreshing small town feeling here, but Wakefield's growing up! The economy's diverse and strong; Over 30 businesses, a progressive city government, excellent elementary and high school facilities, a public library,a large museum, an amphitheater, health care facilities and a retirement home, three churches, recreational facilities and ... PRIDE. This group recently received the PRIDE Pacemaker II Award.

But don't take us at our word alone - pay us a visit. We promise to take you by surprise!

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Wakefield Museum

The Wakefield Museum is located in downtown Wakefield and houses exhibits on the history of the Wakefield area, including a display about former Kansas Governor Bill Avery. There is also alot of information for the people doing genealogy research.

Wakefield, KS Museums

Kansas Landscape Arboretum

The Kansas Landscape Arboretum offers a glimpse of Kansas nature at its best. As you stroll through over 193 wooded acres you can see over 1,000 species of trees and shrubs, Bronze plaques along the Memorial Tree Walk identify over 100

Wakefield, KS Arboretums

Outdoor Recreation


The smell of sizzling bacon and coffee perking after a restful night under stars ... can make an evening of camping a complete weekend retreat.

Wakefield, KS Recreation

Things to do near Wakefield, KS

Vietnam War Memorial

Erected in honor of the Vietnam War Veterans....

Central Kansas Free Fair

Parade, Rodeo, Demolition Derby, Combine Derby, Carnival Midway, Fair Food, 4-H Livestock, 4-H Exhibits & Commerical Expo.

El Dorado Lake Fishing

El Dorado Reservoir has been stocked wth a variety of sportfish, including walleye, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel...