See & Do

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    Colby Visitors Center

    The Colby Visitors Center is located on I-70 at the Exit 53 interchange. This unique building incorporates traditional Kansas limestone with a contemporary design that includes a real grain bin recognizing the importance of grain and agriculture to our area. Travelers are invited to stop by and visit with the friendly staff...

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    Colby Aquatic Park

    Open during the summer months, the Aquatic Park features a lazy river, lap pool, family slide, speed slide, and a curly slide. A wide variety of concessions are available...

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    Colby Community College

    Founded in 1964, Colby Community College is located on 80 beautifully landscaped acres and offers two year associated degrees and programs. View the Bea Davis Clock Tower in the center of campus and Ad Astera, the prototype of the sculpture on the top of the Kansas Capital Building...

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    Colby Trap Club

    This skeet and trap club is one of Colby's best kept secrets. The facility is open to the public. Please call for times and rates.

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    Colby Walking Trail

    Colby's Walking Trail opened in 2014, but is already one of the area's most popular attractions. The 2.2 mile walking trail winds through a canopy of trees along the south wind break of Colby Community College and features limestone posts every 1/8 mile.

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    Cooper Barn

    It is Kansas' largest barn and voted one of the eight architectural wonders of the state. The Cooper Barn and the large antique agricultural implements on display share the story of life on the prairie. A sod house, one-room school, country church and 1930s farmstead complete the 24-acre complex.

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    Fike Park

    Fike Park is the most popular park in Colby for picnics, community events, weddings and general relaxation. Two gazebos, a volleyball area, horseshoe pits and tennis courts complement the large playground area...

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    Meadow Lake Golf Course

    Meadow Lake Golf Course is located on the north side of the city and offers a nine hole course, pro-shop, lounge and restaurant and grill.

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    Northwest Research Extension Center

    View plots of trees, flowers and grains, all labeled for easy identification on 720 acres and take advantage of the photo opportunities in a quiet oasis.

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    Poolside Park

    Colby's newest park, Poolside Park is located next to the Colby Aquatic Center. It features slides, swings and a picnic area.

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    Prairie Museum of Art and History

    It's Smithsonian quality, with Kansas Style. View the extraordinary, international collection of rare dolls, quality glass and porcelain (including Meissen and Tiffany), textiles and furniture at The Prairie Museum of Art and History.

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    Thomas County Courthouse

    A working courthouse, the Thomas County Courthouse was built in 1907 and showcases the design of architect James C. Holland. Designed in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, the courthouse features a five-story clock tower with a Seth Thomas clock...

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    Villa High Park

    Villa High Park is located on South Range in Colby. This picturesque park features a lake where fishing is enjoyed by the youngsters. There is also playground equipment and a picnic area.

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    Western Plains Arts Association

    Western Plains Arts Association is a non-profit association offering a large variety of programs throughout the year in various communities throughout Northwest Kansas. Presentations include ballet, musical bands, opera, theater, and acrobatics.

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