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David Traylor Zoo

75 Soden Rd, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-341-4365 | Website

Visit the David Traylor Zoo and experience exotic animals and lush botanicals in a beautifully landscaped setting. See bald eagles, lemurs, prairie dogs, a mountain lion, birds, water features and… Read more

Emporia Family Fun Center

1004 E 12th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-343-2438 |

Try your hand at mini-golf, go-carts and batting cages at the Emporia Family Fun Center. Open March through November.

Flint Hills Lanes

1519 W 6th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-343-2695 | Website

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

Jones Aquatic Center

4202 W 18th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-340-6400 | Website

Splash down the water slides, relax on lazy river and play in the zero-depth entry pool. Open daily Memorial Day to mid-August. The outdoor pool and slides can be rented… Read more

Peter Pan Park

For nearly 100 years, Peter Pan Park has been one Emporia’s largest and most beautiful parks, with over 50 acres to explore. The park has a newly updated playground, a top-notch… Read more

Peterson Planetarium

1320 Merchant Street, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-341-5636 | Website

It’s a beautiful thing when education and entertainment intermix! Discover the cosmic wonders of the universe and enjoy planet and star gazing in a climate-controlled venue any time of the… Read more

Rainbow Arch Bridge

931 S Commercial St, Emporia, KS 66801

Rollers Skating Rink

701 Graham Street, Emporia, KS 66801 | (620) 342-3322 | Website

Rollers Skating Rink provides a fun, safe, and supervised environment for the whole family! Great for birthday parties or spending time with the kids.

Sertoma Miniature Train & Soden’s Grove Park

S. Commercial St & Soden Road, Emporia, KS 66801 | (620) 412-3806 | Website

The Sertoma miniature train is a favorite of children young and old. Located in Soden’s Grove Park on South Highway 99 at the Cottonwood River, the train operates from June… Read more

Southwest Santa Fe Skateboard Park

The Southwest Santa Fe Skateboard Park is a free, unsupervised park open to skateboarders and in-line skaters. This hybrid park features rails, transitions and quarterpipe.