Baker Wetlands Discovery Center, Lawrence

4.3
#21 of 22 in Wildlife in Kansas
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  • The Discovery Center is a great place to begin your visit to the wetlands. It was very cold the day I went, so people were inside taking note of all the birds visiting the feeders and raptors hunting ...  more »
  • Took my great nephew and two of his friends here. The boys loved it. The displays are well done with not a lot of reading which appeals to youngsters. The view to the south is amazing. They have binoc...  more »
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  • The building is open during the hours listed. The trails are open dawn-to-dusk. The volunteer at the center the day I was there was very friendly. As of 2017, the wetlands themselves still need to mature to get back to how the old ones were before the highway went through, but it seems to have a good start. In just 30 minutes or so, I saw great blue herons, a red-bellied woodpecker, lots of red-winged blackbirds, rabbits, wood rats, and more.
  • Great birding spot. Nice boardwalks and trails full of wildlife.

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