Parks and Recreation
All Veterans Memorial
This beautiful memorial next to the Cottonwood River is open year round and FREE to the public. Visitors can view a World War II M-4A6 Sherman army tank, Vietnam Veteran… Read more
Buck Fund Dog Park
Traveling with your pup? Visit the Buck Fund Dog Park and meet some new friends. Your pet will love to play off-leash at this fenced dog park packed with amenitites… Read more
C of E Park
For a peaceful walk, visit C of E Park. The park was once the campus for the former College of Emporia (C of E), which occupied the space from 1882… Read more
Community Group Rides
Whether you’re a seasoned competition rider, an “adventure and have fun with your friends” rider or you really want to get started riding, Emporia is the place to be! We… Read more
David Traylor Zoo of Emporia
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 Municipal Golf Course
Kids can view a Santa Fe tain engine and caboose or take in a convert by the Emporia Municipal band at historic Fremont Park
This lush green park across the street from Emporia State University has a playground, tennis courts, shelters, and a 9-hole disc golf course designed by Eric McCabe. Hammond is one… Read more
Iconic Cycling Routes
If you’re looking for cycling routes through the Flint Hills, Gravel City Adventure & Supply has scouted, mapped, and rated the best! Routes are sorted by difficulty level, from beginner… Read more
This 70 acre park located in Northwest Emporia offers some of the best disc golf in the area, as well as plenty of room to walk or run, two fishing… Read more
Lee Beran Recreation Center
Enjoy family fun with racquetball, an indoor pool, fitness room and more at the Lee Beran Recreation Center. Available for rentals.
Main Street Axe Company
If your aim is to carve a slice of fun out of your day then head over to Main Street Axe Company. They have 6 axe throwing lanes, corn hole,… Read more
Peter Pan Park
For nearly 100 years, Peter Pan Park has been one of Emporia’s largest and most beautiful parks, with over 50 acres to explore. The park, one of several in use… Read more
Rollers Skating Rink
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
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.
Trusler Sports Complex
Trusler Sports Complex-hosts ESU and EHS Baseball and Softball. 4 diamonds.
TRYSA Soccer Complex
TRYSA Sports Complex-hosts recreational soccer and flag football leagues.
Enjoy a picnic or a quiet afternoon on the lawns around this picturesque lake. Between the Memorial Union and Welch Stadium, this lake is at the center of many campus… Read more
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