Just 7 miles west of Kingman, discover the Kingman State Lake and Byron Walker Wildlife Area. Within this attractive 4529 acre area, enjoy a stroll on the nature trail, fish in the waters, camp, hike, hunt and even brush-up on your bird-watching skills.
You can dine in a former lumber yard in Zenda and det a glimpse of the miniature historic Zenda village on display. Imigine you've just arrived at one of the depots in Kingman or Cunningham. Peer up the fire hose drying tower west of the Mississippi. For a few minutes of leisure, take a walk along Kingman's Riverside Island Park walking path and stop to feed the ducks and Canada geese. In Waterloo, explore a unique peice of living history, the Riggs/Waterloo Aboretum.
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Kingman State Fishing Lake and Byron Walker Wildlife Area are located on U.S. Highway 54 seven miles west of Kingman, in the valley of the South Fork of the Ninnescah River. The area encompasses 4,529 acres, including the 144-acre Kingman State Fishing Lake.Kingman, KS Recreation
Built in 1914, the Kingman Public Library is one of several Carnegie Libraries still being used for the purpose for which it was erected. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Kingman Carnegie Library has 92 paid periodical subscriptions and 885Kingman, KS Carnegie Libraries
Hunters and non-consumptive wildlife users alike will find plenty to do on Byron Walker Wildlife Area. The habitat is diverse, including streamside woodlands, shrub plots, native prairie and food plots. Most of the grassland has been enhanced with tree and shrub cover strips adjacent to food plots.Kingman, KS Wildlife Refuges
The Kingman County Courthouse is also on the National Register and is worth a look. The stairs are massive, like many of the old courthouses, but these are really different. The railings are made of one piece of limestone that's probably close to 20 feet long and at least 12 to 18Kingman, KS Historic Courthouses
In March, 1999, the Santa Fe Depot was purchased by a private citizen from the Central Kansas Railway and later deeded to The Santa Fe Depot Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The railroad itself has been purchased by the Watco Co., Pittsburg, KS, who operate the railroad as Kansas &Kingman, KS Railroad History
Donald R. Green was originally from Kentucky but learned to ride a stage coach while living in Montana. Hearing about how people were moving westward through Kansas during the late 1800s beyond where the railroads ended, he saw a financial opportunity.Kingman, KS Landmarks