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Hays is a town in the Western region of Kansas.

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Hays Regional Airport has nonstop service to Denver and Great Bend on Great Lakes Airlines.

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  • [formerly dead link] Sternberg Museum of Natural History (on the campus of Fort Hays State University). Tu-Sa 9AM-7PM, Su 1PM-5PM. Closed Mondays. Contains exhibits on dinosaurs, Cretaceous sea creatures, fossils, and fossil preparation. Several special exhibits are planned for Summer 2006; see the website for more details. Admission: $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and 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.


  • 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   E  SalinaTopeka
HoldregeStockton  N   S  GreensburgClinton

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