Visitors will find an eclectic mix of local art and gift items and a professional gallery exhibition at Trox Gallery and Gifts. Trox Gallery was chosen by Emporia Main Street to be their first Incubated Business.

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Emporia Middle School features an 18- hole disc golf course. Course is mostly flat and lightly wooded. Good challenge for junior players.

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This one-room, limestone schoolhouse was originally located about 50 miles west of Emporia in Marion County. Constructed in 1873, it was known as Dobbs School. The school was donated as a gift to Emporia State University by Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Kruse of Marion in 1969 to serve as a museum and memorial to pioneer Kansas education.…

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Lyon County has 43 cemeteries, the largest of which is Maplewood Memorial Lawn in Emporia. Maplewood Memorial Lawn cemetery is the resting place of William Allen White, as well as many veterans of the Civil War. If you’re doing genealogical research, the Lyon County History Center and Archives is another helpful resource. Pleasant Ridge – 3850…

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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 have a cycling culture like no other with riders ready and willing to share their time and knowledge with others. You will find rides to…

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If you’re looking for cycling routes through the Flint Hills, Gravel City Adventure has scouted, mapped, and rated the best! Routes are sorted by difficulty level, from beginner to advanced. Gravel Cycling Routes

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Lyon State Fishing Lake is situated on the eastern fringe of the scenic Flint Hills of Kansas. The lake is located 5 miles west of Reading on Highway K-170, then 1 mile north. The 140-acre lake is surrounded by 442 acres of state-owned and managed property. Native tallgrass prairie comprises most of this property, as well…

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Chase State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area is located 1.5 miles west of Cottonwood Falls in the center of the scenic Flint Hills region of Kansas. The 109 acre lake was constructed in 1954. The lake and surrounding 383 acre wildlife area are managed by the Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks. Facilities A boat…

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