© 2023 by Russell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau. 

331 East Wichita Avenue

Russell, Kansas 67665

(785) 483-4000 or 1 (877) 830-3737



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Boating, skiing, wind surfing, fishing, hunting, biking, hiking, and more! 

"Clearest lake in Kansas"

Wilson Lake


Art collection of  E. Hubert Deines (1894-1967) as well as various works he collected during his lifetime.

Russell, Kansas

Deines Cultural Center


21.5 mile mountain bike trail that features spectacular scenery.

Wilson Lake State Park

Switchgrass Bike


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Guided tours are offered daily, March through October.

Lucas, Kansas

Garden of Eden


Built in 1938 this water tower is 35' tall and holds 58,000 gallons of water.

Paradise, Kansas

Limestone Water



425 seat movie theater

Entertaining audiences since 1949!

Russell, Kansas

Dream Theater

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Hand painted mural on the east side of the Russell VFW Post # 6240

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VFW Mural

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Showcases historical artifacts pertaining to finding and drilling for oil.

Russell, Kansas

Oil Patch Museum

Community owned theater in downtown Lucas, Kansas

Lucas, Kansas

Lucas Area Community Theater

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Unusual art by self taught artists from all over Kansas

Lucas, Kansas

Grassroots Art Center


Boyhood home of Bob Dole to Robert J. Dole Courthouse Square

Russell, Kansas

Bob Dole

Community maintained history museum available for tours.

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Bunker Hill Historical Society


Newly updated community park

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Gorham Park


2nd Best Public Restroom in the USA

Visitors from every state and 70 countries have signed the guest book.

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Bowl Plaza

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Recreate those special memories from your childhood with family & friends.

Dorrance, Kansas

Granny Mae's

Pumpkin Patch

Courthouse - Fossil Station - Train - 01

County jail and sheriffs office and living quarters. Built in 1907

Russell, Kansas

Fossil Station


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Between Paradise and The Garden of Eden

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1st Log Cabin


Veteran and POW Memorial built July 2007

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Veterans Memorial

Buggies, buckboards, and farm equiptment.

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Historical Museum