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Awesome sight

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the keeper of the plains statue right at the point where the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
JILLERNST
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Gainesville, Florida
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Super cool area on the river

The statue is amazing. Theres walking paths around, down to the river. I learned some great info... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
meganroths123
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The Keeper of the Plains stands at the confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas rivers with hands raised in supplication to the Great Spirit. Renowned Kiowa-Comanche artist Blackbear Bosin donated the Keeper of the Plains to the citizens of Wichita...more
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650 N Seneca St, Wichita, KS 67203-3204
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the keeper of the plains statue right at the point where the Arkansas River in a little Arkansas River meet easy access easy walking wheelchair access as well

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The statue is amazing. Theres walking paths around, down to the river. I learned some great info from the multiple displays. And there is so many other fun things to do in the park. The rocky pathway and lush landscaping made a great spot for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everytime time that I have the opportunity to go to Wichita I love to go here. It's so beautiful with a nice bridge and a long riverside walkway.

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked the bridge to The Keeper of the Plains. It had very interesting facts about the Indians. It is very cool how The Keeper is looking out over the water. Families and couples both were enjoying the area.

Thank Patty K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful spot on the river where the Indian history is explained. The views are awesome as you walk around.

Thank Ramona8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Erected at the junction of two rivers next to the Indian center is visited daily by many, and the centerpiece of many photographs.

Thank G1169VXmichaelm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see the Keeper of the Plains, it's a beautiful place , very clean and the paths are winding and made for a wonderful afternoon. My only thing is we saw the Keeper in the day and won't be back to see him...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This is a magnificent statue set of the point where the Arkansas River and Little Arkansas River meet. Tips: 1. The meeting of these two rivers is actually considered sacred land in some native beliefs, so have a blast but try to be respectful. 2....More

1  Thank Scragglepuss
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

I think the city has done an excellent, excellent job with the walking paths along the river and the bridges connecting the keeper to both sides. The Keeper is cool but a bit underwhelming after having heard about it from some locals.

Thank Mikeyveck
Reviewed September 3, 2018

The statue is a permanent etched in my memories, but this time I was able to walk around and see the displays around the base of the stature. It adds so much to the statue itself. We'll have to go back again one day to...More

1  Thank Jennifer L G
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occams-razor
August 27, 2018|
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Response from Fiona T | Reviewed this property |
No it’s not unsafe, my husband and I parked in the parking lot and walked over to the exhibition. There were many families with children all running around. I also saw single woman going for a walk in the area so I wouldn’t... More
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Joyce W
November 7, 2017|
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Response from egraves888 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I have no idea. I’m from Florida and visited Wichita this past summer. Even in the daylight, it’s beautiful!
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Katie B
June 25, 2016|
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9:00 pm unless weather is a factor (rain or high winds)
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