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Milford Nature Center & Fish Hatchery

#2 of 11 things to do in Junction City Features Animals
3400 Hatchery Dr, Junction City, KS 66441-8651
+1 785-238-2638
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Worth a stop

My husband and I spent a pleasant hour here. The displays in the nature center were well done... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Solomon, Kansas
via mobile
KS nature

Cheap and family friendly. Fun way for the kids to explore nature. Easy paths to walk and plenty to... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Rebecca K
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3400 Hatchery Dr, Junction City, KS 66441-8651
+1 785-238-2638
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I spent a pleasant hour here. The displays in the nature center were well done. Especially enjoyed the outdoor cages of local birds and bobcat.

1  Thank markels
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Cheap and family friendly. Fun way for the kids to explore nature. Easy paths to walk and plenty to do both indoors and outdoors.

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We've gone to the Nature Center several times and find a new activity to do every time. The outdoor animals and playground area are always a big hit with the kids. My favorite is the butterfly room where you can see lots of beautiful butterflies!...More

1  Thank Sadie B
Reviewed 24 October 2016

What fun to be able to witness nature in the wild...lovely area fit for a day trip, walking trails, fishing, watching the eagles...fabulous day!

Thank KansasDayTripper
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Great for kids I think. Still fun for adults. Animals, info, fish hatchery and small butterfly walk through. Shaded spots to sit when outside and playground for the kids.

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

The fish hatchery was closed when we got there but we got to see a lot of ducks and geese on the pond to top it off we got to say to Baldeagle's got real close to get some pictures.

Thank Mem1960
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We visited and enjoyed the butterfly house with many monarch butterflies (so rare now) were flying between flowers. Our 2 year old grandson enjoyed the Nature Center exhibits, especially the diorama with the calls of the various animals available. We also found the snakes and...More

Thank JPPondWalker
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

we would recommend going here. the fish part was a bit bland, but the animal and reptile exhibits were awesome. there are rattlers and turtles and frogs and prairie dogs. we took the kids. beautiful butterflies,and owls, amd cats too. great price at free. worth...More

Thank ttrees79
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Great for all ages. Bald eagle and other assorted things both on the ground and in the air. Staff is very informative. Fish hatchery is interesting too.

Thank John M
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Milford lake is said to be the largest manmade lake in the midwest US. A lot of activities can be done like fishing, boating, hiking, sight seeing, and swimming. The best time to visit is summer. There are cottages and huge parking areas, if you...More

Thank princessnicurt
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Sheryl D
What are the days/hours?
9 September 2016|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
The hours vary seasonally. Now that it's Fall they're open M-F 9:00 - 4:30.