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Monumental Presence

Located in the heart of Wichita, KS overlooking the Arkansas River. A great place to stop for... read more

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Beautiful area

We had a very nice time walking the river trail to view and read about the Keeper of the Plains... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kansas City, Missouri
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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
650 N Seneca St, Wichita, KS 67203-3204
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located in the heart of Wichita, KS overlooking the Arkansas River. A great place to stop for photos, while enjoying your outdoor activities; like running, walking, biking, exploring or just out for a stroll! In the evenings there is a "Ring Of Fire" show. Nightly:...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very nice time walking the river trail to view and read about the Keeper of the Plains. Very nice landscaping. Would like to go back for the nighttime fir show.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank midwestcouple_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At 7 o’clock every night for 20 minutes these huge cauldrons are set on fire igniting the Wichita night. The walking bridge getting there is aesthetically modern and the location of the huge Indian statue is extremely well situated. It’s really as simple as watching...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 667drewn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a well done tribute to the Native American who inhabited the grounds where the two rivers meet. An adjacent interpretative center was closed when we visited. A walking/biking path follows the river, with a grassy area for relaxation. Plenty of free parking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pfefmeister
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Keeper of the Plains is visible from the street. I had often wondered about it and on my last trip here I was able to visit. In addition to the statue there is a lovely nature walk. The park marks the confluence of two...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

Absolutely breath taking sculpture in the river through Wichita. Lovely and free walk to view. Inspiring. Surrounding park clean and disabled accessible.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 16 December 2018

This is a peaceful and beautiful attraction. I enjoy coming here with my family to see the sites, and just relax.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pam M
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Walking area and fire lit at night. Close to Exploration Place for good parking. Lots of ducks to feed

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Flint H
Reviewed 9 December 2018

I have stopped 3 times with tour groups and received very positive feedback from my travelers. Interesting displays from the native Americans are interesting and the metal sculpture is most impressive and beautiful against the sunset if you are lucky to be there at that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rhonda T
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We came upon the statue while walking along the Arkasas River. Once we caught sight of the 40 foot Indian we had to visit. Not only the statue, but the information provided about the Plains Indians make this a site worth seeing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Norman W
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27 August 2018|
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Response from fionat61 | 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
8 November 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!
25 June 2016|
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Response from Jenae W | Reviewed this property |
9:00 pm unless weather is a factor (rain or high winds)