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Hays

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Hays is a town in the Western region of Kansas.

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  • Sternberg Museum of Natural History, 3000 Sternberg Dr (on the campus of Fort Hays State University), +1 785-628-4286. Tu-Sa 9AM-7PM, Su 1PM-5PM. Closed Mondays. Contains exhibits on dinosaurs, Cretaceous sea creatures, fossils, and fossil preparation. Admission: $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, $6 for children 4-12, free for children age 3 and younger.
  • Buffalo Herd, W. Hwy 183 Alternate, +1 785-628-7375. The city parks department keeps a small buffalo herd across from the historic Fort Hays. Admission is free to the public, but the animals can be aggressive if provoked, so be careful.
  • 1 Fort Hays State Historic Site, 1472 U.S. 183 Alternate (Four miles south of Hays I-70 exit 157 on Highway 183 Alternate), +1 785 625-6812, . W-Sa 9AM-5PM. Fort Hays (Q5471315) on Wikidata Fort Hays on Wikipedia

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  • Wild West Festival. The Wild West Festival occurs July 4th weekend. Events include a baseball tournament, a carnival, a parade, an art exhibition, and a fireworks display, along with numerous other activities. For a full schedule, visit the website.

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Routes through Hays
DenverWaKeeney  W I-70.svg E  SalinaTopeka
HoldregeStockton  N US 183.svg S  GreensburgClinton



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