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VISITORS GUIDE EL DORADO, KS

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220 E. 1st El Dorado, KS 67042 Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8 AM - 5 PM Fun Fact: The El Dorado Flag became official in 2018 after a city-wide contest brought in over 150 entries! Learn more about our flag on page 15.

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Welcome!

El Dorado is located 25 miles from Wichita, 170 miles from Kansas City, 115 miles from Topeka and 185 miles from Oklahoma City to name a few. Getting here is easy, there are two convenient exits off of the Kansas Turnpike and our downtown is at the crossroads of two major highways. We are centrally located to many attractions, but you'll find plenty to do right here in El Dorado!

The El Dorado Convention and Visitors Bureau is here to help you have an enjoyable experience in El Dorado. The CVB is a valuable source of information on events and local organizations. Stop by our office, call or visit the website with questions about your lodging needs, dining options and other information.

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CONTENTS LODGING....................................4 Hotels, Motels, RV & Camping

MEETING FACILITIES................5 Civic Center and Train Depot

MUSEUMS...................................6 ATTRACTIONS..........................7 MAP.........................................8-9 PARKS & RECREATION......10-11 Pool, Splash Pads, Golf Course, Disc Golf, Bike Path and Trails

RESTAURANTS & SHOPPING...........................12-13 EVENTS................................14-15

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LODGING Holiday Inn Express & Suites 3100 W. El Dorado Ave. 316-322-7275

Days Inn & Suites 3200 W. El Dorado Ave. 316-452-2992 Red Coach Inn 2525 W. Central 316-321-6900

El Dorado Motel 1111 E. Central 316-321-3610 Heritage Inn 2515 W. Central 316-321-6800

RV/CAMPING

Stardust Motel 1127 N. Main 316-321-3535 Super 8 2530 W. Central 316-321-4888 Sunset Inn 1901 W. Central 316-321-9172

Deer Grove RV Park 2873 SE US Hwy 54 316-321-6272

El Dorado State Park 618 NE Bluestem Rd 316-321-7180

TRANSPORTATION Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport 316-946-4700 | flywichita.com

El Dorado Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport 316-321-1327 | eldoks.com/140/El-Dorado-Municipal-Airport

Butler County Transit Program 316-775-0500 | 1-800-279-3655 bucoks.com/158/Transportation | ksrides.org

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MEETING FACILITIES

EL DORADO CIVIC CENTER 201 E. Central | 316-321-9100 The El Dorado Civic Center is an ideal venue for large or small events. The facility offers 9,000 square feet of rentable space. The large assembly room can accommodate up to 345 people.

MISSOURI PACIFIC TRAIN DEPOT 430 N. Main | 316-321-9100 The El Dorado Train Depot is an affordable facility for birthday parties, showers, reunions and more. Chairs and tables are provided.

El Dorado has many other rental facilities for a variety of event types. The CVB maintains a list of other rental spaces in town and we would be happy to help you find the perfect venue! 316-321-9100 | eldoks.com/Facilities

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MUSEUMS Located downtown, the Coutts features fine paintings and sculptures by many amazing artists. Take a leisurely stroll through three floors of art and see work done by Makk, Walton, Remington and more!

COUTTS MUSEUM OF ART 110 N. Main | 316-321-1212

WWII HISTORY CENTER 119 W. Central 316-322-8753

KANSAS OIL MUSEUM 323 E. Central | 316-321-9333 See the rich history of Butler County and El Dorado come alive at the Kansas Oil Museum. Stop by and explore inspiring exhibits on the Flint HIlls, the history of Kansas' oil discovery and a ten acre outdoor area called Boom Town.

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Activity Center BG Products Veterans Sports Complex 3 Bowling Alley 4 Butler County Courthouse 5 Butler Community College 6 City Hall | Convention & Visitors Bureau 7 Civic Center & Chamber of Commerce | El Dorado Inc. 8 Coutts Museum of Art 9 El Dorado Main Street 10 Golf Course H Hospital 11 Kansas Oil Museum 1 2

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Library McDonald Stadium 14 Movie Theatre 15 Train Depot 16 WWII History Center 17 Disc Golf Course 18 East Park *bike/walking path 19 El Dorado State Park Office 20 Forest Park & Municipal Pool 21 Gordy Park 22 Graham Park *splash park 23 North Main Park *splash park 24 Summit Park *ADA accessible 12 13

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Activity Center BG Products Veterans Sports Complex 3 Bowling Alley 4 Butler County Courthouse 5 Butler Community College 6 City Hall | Convention & Visitors Bureau 7 Civic Center & Chamber of Commerce | El Dorado Inc. 8 Coutts Museum of Art 9 El Dorado Main Street 10 Golf Course H Hospital 11 Kansas Oil Museum 1 2

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Library McDonald Stadium 14 Movie Theatre 15 Train Depot 16 WWII History Center 17 Disc Golf Course 18 East Park *bike/walking path 19 El Dorado State Park Office 20 Forest Park & Municipal Pool 21 Gordy Park 22 Graham Park *splash park 23 North Main Park *splash park 24 Summit Park *ADA accessible 12 13

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PARKS & RECREATION El Dorado is home to many park and recreational facilities. You'll find an activity for everyone! City of El Dorado Parks & Recreation 316-321-9100 Activity Center | 401 McCollum Rd | 316-322-7400 Archery Range | 618 NE Bluestem | 316-321-7180 BG Products Veterans Sports Complex 420 SW Haverhill Bike/Walking Path 100 S. Woodland & 1000 N. Main Bowling Alley | 307 S. Haverhill | 316-452-5410 Disc Golf Course | 604 SW Haverhill East Park | 100 S. Woodland El Dorado State Park | 618 NE Bluestem | 321-7180 Forest Park | 900 N. Taylor Golf Course | 1100 Country Club Ln | 316-321-4114 Gordy Park | 300 S. Gordy Graham Park | 1600 Edgemoor North Main Park | 1000 N. Main Pool 900 N. Taylor | 316-321-6911 Shooting Range 618 NE Bluestem | 316-321-7180 Splash Pads 1000 N. Main & 1600 Edgemoor Summit Park | 200 N. Summit | ADA Accessible YMCA | 300 N. Main | 316-320-9622

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BIKE PATH & TRAILS

The City's Bike/Walking Path offers a 6.3 mile concrete path that begins at East Park and ends at the Walnut River camping area just below the El Dorado Lake dam.

Teter Nature Trail This diverse hiking trail winds through the Flint Hills and into a hardwood forest. Access from Shady Creek Access Rd, south of the dam. Miles: 0.75 Walnut Ridge Trail This scenic hiking trail is accessed from the Walnut River Campground. Miles: 0.75 Double Black Diamond Trail This is a challenging mountain bike or hiking trail through the timber of the Walnut River. Access from the Walnut River Campground. Miles: 2 Tallgrass Prairie Trail Hike along the wildflowers of the Flint Hills. Access from Shady Creek. Miles: 0.5 Boulder Bluff Horse Trail Stroll through the Flint Hills along the shorline of El Dorado Lake. The trailhead begins on the west end of Area One campground. Miles: 12 El Dorado State Park Office 316-321-7180

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DINING Area Code 316 Anita's Mexican 2529 W. Central Ave. 321-1301 Arby’s 1707 W. Central Ave. 322-7379 Beijing Bistro 1905 W. Central Ave. 322-8999 Braum’s 1904 W. Central Ave. 321-7767 Brew Co. Coffeehouse 139 N. Main St. 322-0211 Burger King 2743 W. Central Ave. 320-9250 Dairy Queen 115 N. Griffith St. 321-2919 Dilly Deli 139 N. Main St. 322-0211 Domino’s 2422 W. Central Ave. 320-3533 Fiesta Mexicana 127 N. Main St. 320-1700 Freddy’s Frozen Custard 1809 W. Central Ave. 321-3900 Gambino’s Pizza 1321 W. Central Ave. 322-8827 Golden Asian Buffet 2350 W. Central Ave. 321-2888 Grizzly Bowl 307 S. Haverhill Rd. 452-5410 Hampton's 117 W. 2nd Ave. 452-5600 Hog Wild Pit BBQ 1530 W. Central Ave. 321-9453 Jimmy’s Egg 1320 W. Central Ave. 452-2823 KFC 2003 W. Central Ave. 321-6770 La Casita 212 E. Central Ave. 321-1084 Long John Silver’s 1825 W. Central Ave. 321-1400 McDonald’s 2002 W. Central Ave. 321-4910 Moe’s Grill 710 S. Main St. 322-8464 Pear Tree Catering 125 W. Central 619-5715 Pizza Hut 2423 W. Central Ave. 321-2340 Pizza Hut Wing Street 729 N. Main St. 321-1111 Russell’s Daylight Donuts 1243 W. Central Ave. 321-0840 Sonic Drive In 1945 W. Central Ave. 321-7622 Spangles 2005 W. Central Ave. 321-3227 Subway 1826 W. Central Ave. 320-0990 Taco Bell 721 N. Main St. 320-1600 Taco Johns 2521 W. Central 435-5009 True Lies 607 N. Oil Hill Rd. 320-9255 Turner’s Coffee & Donuts 405 N. Main St. 321-3668 Two Brother’s BBQ & Grill 1701 W. Central 452-5522 Walnut River Brewing Co. 111 W. Locust 351-8086 Willie’s Sports Bar & Grill 151 N. Main St. 452-5546

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SHOPPING Angler's Bait & Tackle 1220 N. Main | 316-321-3443 Cato Fashions 2733 W. Central | 316-322-8127 Charley's Appliance & Mattress Gallery 130 N. Main | 316-321-1515 Cornerstone Gift Shop 112 N. Main | 316-321-1212 El Dorado Ink 118 W. Pine | 316-377-9212 Great Beginnings Clothing Boutique 109 N. Main | 316-435-5155 Hibbett Sports 2710 W. Central | 316-322-9822 Robin's 113 W. Central | 316-321-3280 Specs Eyewear & Eyewear Junkie 101 S. Main | 316-320-9680 Sutherlands 2850 W. Central | 316-322-7788 The Next Chapter Books & Novelties 2222 W. Central | 316-321-4484 Truecare Pharmacy 205 N. Vine | 316-321-5330 Two Vintage Sisters 1104 S. Denver | 316-452-5775 Walter's Flowers & Interiors 124 N. Main | 316-321-1740

*Check out the Chamber's website for more great local businesses: eldoradochamber.com

GENERAL INFO Chamber of Commerce 201 E. Central | 316-321-3150 | eldoradochamber.com City Hall | Convention & Visitors Bureau 220 E. 1st | 316-321-9100 | eldoks.com El Dorado Inc. 201 E. Central | 316-321-1485 El Dorado Main Street 116 W. Pine St | 316-321-3088 | eldoradomainstreet.org Library 116 S. Washington | 316-321-3363 Central Cinema 6 Movie Theater 300 E. Central Ave. | 316-321-1576 Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital 720 W. Central | 316-321-3300

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ANNUAL EVENTS SPRING/SUMMER Kansas Governor's One Shot Turkey Hunt April This invitation only event, provides a wild turkey hunting experience which promotes hunting heritage, education and the great Kansas outdoors. ksoneshot.com

Broncos Baseball June & July Enjoy an evening of baseball at the historic McDonald Stadium (210 N. Griffith). Free admission. Find a game schedule at eldoradobroncos.org

Municipal Band Concerts June & July Find the band playing at the Forest Park Band Shell (900 N. Taylor) on most Thursday evenings. eldoradomunicipalband@gmail.com

4th of July Celebration July 4th The City of El Dorado Recreation starts the celebration at East Park (100 S. Woodland) with free activities for kids and a free hot dog lunch. Followed by an open swim at the Municipal Pool and fireworks after the Broncos Baseball game in the evening. 316-321-9100

Drums Across Kansas July An exciting evening of friendly competition between drum and bugle corps at BG Products Veterans Sports Complex. drumsacrosskansas.com

Dam Music Fest July A three day music festival with top tiered artists at El Dorado Lake. Spend the day enjoying lake amenities and then get your dancing shoes on for a fun night below the Lake dam. dammusicfest.com

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ANNUAL EVENTS HollyFrontier Western Celebration August Bring your family and friends to this annual weekend and enjoy a celebration of culture and heritage. frontierwesterncelebration.com 316-321-3088

FALL/WINTER Trick or Treat Down Main Street October 31 Join El Dorado Main Street on the the downtown streets of Main and Central for an evening of tricks, treats and fun! 316-321-3088

Celebration of Freedom November A week dedicated to honor veterans that fought for our freedom. Several activities throughout the week including a parade help showcase those who served. 316-321-3150 Find more events happening throughout the year on the online Community Events Calendar: eldoks.com/calendar

Old Fashioned Christmas & Parade December Here comes Santa! Join El Dorado Main Street and the Kansas Oil Museum for a festive evening including Santa Central, parade downtown, tree lighting and carols and cocoa at the museum. 316-321-3088

The El Dorado Flag After a public vote bringing in more than 1,300 votes, El Dorado's flag became official in 2018. It was designed by local artist, Jarrett Deen.

His winning design portrays abstract images of oil derricks and wheat stalks. The blue stripe represents the Walnut River which was significant to El Dorado's founding. Our community has embraced the new flag and you can find our pride on shirts, coffee mugs, bumper stickers and of course, flying high in the sky.

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