Simply...Garnett, Kansas

​Simply...Garnett, Kansas

Simply...Garnett, Kansas

Prairie Spirit Rail Trail State Park

(Built: 1996)

Main Street, Garnett Kansas​​

Garnett serves as the midway point for 51-mile hiking and biking trail that is built upon what was once the LL&G and Santa Fe Railroad. Open year around, be sure to visit the Santa Fe Depot at 7th & Main, a visitor information center and trailhead.

The Walker Art Gallery

125 W. 4th Avenue, Garnett, Kansas


​Mary Bridget McAuliffe Walker Art Collection

Gallery Hours:
Mon., Tues., Thur. 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed., Fri. 10:00 am-5:30 pm
Sat. 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Closed Sunday and holidays; open by appointment. Docent Tours available by pre-arrangement, please call.

Valley View Elk Farm

19324 NW Highway 31, Garnett, Kansas 
785.448.3085 or 785.448.6788

Prize-winning elk jerky, summer sausage, steaks, pemmican and more. Tram tours provide up close encounters! Please call ahead.

Harris House

Built: 1888 by Peter Barndt, residence of Dr. C.B. Harris, Sr.

405 W. 4th Avenue, Garnett, Kansas

785.448.5740 or 785.304.2810​​

Victorian design, this home features tulip-patterned brick on 44 windows and tulips in the woodwork. A beautiful historic home with lots of memories.

Tours by appointment only.

Anderson County Veterans Memorial

100 E. 4th Avenue, Garnett, Kansas
New in 2021, a must-see, state of the art memorial with beautiful architecture. Kiosks with touch screen search capabilities to find information on veterans of Anderson County.

Valentin Gerth Cabin

(Built: 1856)

32446 NE Trego Road, Greeley, Kansas

Anderson County's connection with John Brown and the Civil War ("Bleeding Kansas").  Historians tell John Brown kept 11 slaves at or nearby this cabin in January of 1859. This cabin has won historic preservation awards.

Lakes and Recreational Spaces

Garnett is home to 3 lakes and over 1,000 acres of parks that are full to the brim with an abundance of recreational facilities.

Thelma Moore Community Playhouse

140 W. 5th Avenue, Garnett, Kansas

Built: 18__  Theatre Location: 2007
140 W. 5th Avenue, Garnett, Kansas

Formerly the United Presbyterian Church, this theatre became home to The Chamber Players Community Theatre where shows sell-out fast

Call the number above for reservations. Tour groups welcome.

Birthplace of Arthur Capper

416 S. Cedar Street, Garnett, Kansas

An historic marker stands where Capper's home once stood. Arthur Capper was Kansas' first native born governor, senator, publisher and philanthropist.  Arthur Capper Brochure

Anderson County Courthouse

(Built: 1902)

100 E. 4th Avenue, Garnett, Kansas
George Washburn design, the courthouse is the centerpiece of Garnett's Town Square.  Contact US for group tours. Otherwise, open daily Mon-Fri. 8a-5p.

Kincaid High School Community Center

Built: 1936 with WPA Bonds

503 5th Street, Kincaid, Kansas


Managed by the Kincaid High School Community Center, Inc (KHSCC, Inc.), this former high school is home to Kincaid City Hall, public library, historical museum, and more. Tours by appointment.

Anderson County Historical Museum

418 W. 6th Avenue, Garnett, Kansas
785.448.5740 or 785.304.2810

Early gleanings of Anderson County, Kansas. Tours welcome by appointment.

Kirk House

(Built: 1913)

145 W. 4th Avenue, Garnett, Kansas
George Washburn design, this 22-room house is the largest home in Garnett and listed on the National Register of Historical Places.  Available for group tours, meetings, special events and overnight guests.