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The Great Plains Nature Center (GPNC) is a nature education facility located at 6232 E. 29th Street North in northeast Wichita, Kansas.  We are located one half mile south of Kansas Highway 96 at the northwest corner of the intersection of Woodlawn and 29th Street North.

If you are coming for a visit and have never been here before, follow these directions and refer to the maps below!

Need a place to stay?  Here is a Google Map with nearby lodging choices.
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bulletIf you are arriving from the north:
Take I-135 to K96 east, take K96 east to Woodlawn, go south (right) on Woodlawn 1/2 mile to 29th, turn right and stay in the right hand lane.  Our entrance is the first driveway on your right.
bulletIf you are arriving from the northeast via the Kansas Turnpike (I-35):
Take I-35 to E. Wichita exit.  Take K96 west to Woodlawn, go south (left) on Woodlawn 1/2 mile to 29th Street North, turn right and stay in the right hand lane.  Our entrance is the first driveway on your right.
bulletIf you are arriving from the east:
Take U.S. 54/96/400 to K96 west exit, Take K96 west to Woodlawn, go south (left) on Woodlawn 1/2 mile to 29th Street North, turn right and stay in the right hand lane.  Our entrance is the first driveway on your right.
bulletIf you are arriving from the south via the Kansas Turnpike (I-35):
Take I-35 to S. Wichita exit, continue north on I-135 to K-96 east, take K96 east to Woodlawn,
go south (right) on Woodlawn 1/2 mile to 29th, turn right and stay in the right hand lane.   Our entrance is the first driveway on your right.
bulletIf you are arriving from the west (or if you are arriving at the airport):
Take U.S. 54/400, K96 or K42 to I-235, take I-235 north to I-135, take I-135 south to K96 east, take K96 east to Woodlawn, go south (right) on Woodlawn 1/2 mile to 29th, turn right and stay in the right hand lane.  Our entrance is the first driveway on your right.
 
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Visitors should use the public parking lot (red arrow)

Wondering about detours or road conditions?  Click here for the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) road construction and condition reports for the entire state of Kansas.

Enjoy your visit!  We look forward to seeing you!

Questions or comments?  Send Email to Jim Mason Spidey
Or write us at: 
Great Plains Nature Center
6232 E. 29th Street North
Wichita, KS 67220-2200             Call:  316-683-5499            Fax:  316-688-9555