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Here are some great sights and attractions to do in the Emporia and surrounding areas!

Things to do in the area!

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Richard H. Schmidt Museum of Natural History at Emporia State University

Richard H. Schmidt Museum of Natural History at Emporia State University

Johnston Geology Museum at Emporia State University

Johnston Geology Museum at Emporia State University

William Allen White Emporia Gazette Museum

The 8 Wonders of Kansas - A Kansas Sampler Foundation Project

Chase State Fishing Lake offers fishing, camping and gorgeous nature walks including 3 waterfalls!

Chase Lake Falls - Cottonwood Falls, Kansas

Check out the Chase County Historical Society for a comprehensive history of the Flint Hills area.

Chase County Historical Society Museum

Check out schedules, information and news for our Emporia State Athletics!

Check out all of the events going on at the Bowyer Community Building!

Check out whats going on at the Lyon County Fairgrounds! Most of their events happen over the summer!

The World's Premiere Gravel Grinder, the Dirty Kanza 200, provides an ultra-endurance off-road cycling community with a high quality event at an exceptional value.

The Veteran City Rollers are Emporia's own awesome Roller Derby team! ​Join them as a skater or just watch one of their bouts!

Veteran City Rollers Roller Derby

Bring the entire family out to Rollers! We have skating sessions for everyone. Don't miss out on all of the skating, games, and fun!

Flint Hills Lanes offers 24 lanes with easy automatic scoring for family, friends, and league bowling.

The mission of the Lyon County Museum and Historical Society is to provide education and research, and to promote the appreciation of our unique heritage through the preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of artifacts and archival materials representing the history of Lyon County, Kansas.

Mr. K's Bike Museum houses a collection of over sixty-plus bicycles, wheel toys, and related items as well as guest home and one-room school memorabilia.

Lyon State Fishing Lake is 20 minutes from Emporia, and one of the most visited lakes in Kansas. It features include hunting, boating, camping, swimming, fishing, and bird watching. It also includes a picnic area.

Visit the home of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, editor of The Emporia Gazette and and political adviser, William Allen White!

Check out the historic Granada Theatre in the heart of downtown Emporia for great movies, concerts, private events and more!

Check out the city of Emporia's Recrecetion Center for information on parks, programs, sports and our pool & aquatic center!

Silver Dancing Dolphins

Buy your very own copy of Emporia-Opoly here!

check out the Emporia Main Street Association page for great things happening directly south of campus!

Welcome to Historic Downtown Emporia, Kansas!

Emporia Dining & Nightlife information from the Chamber of Commerce Website.

Art and Culture - Emporia Chamber of Commerce | Emporia Chamber of Commerce

The Tallgrass Prairie National preserve is a gorgeous National Park near Emporia, KS!

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve (U.S. National Park Service)