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Wonderful trails

There are several walking trails through the woods and also down to the fishing ponds. My wife and... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
RD M
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Amazing!

I LOOOOVE this place! The trails are natural and the woods are beautiful! I live in Kansas City but... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Caroline M
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Kansas City, Missouri
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18 Apr 2018
“Wonderful trails ”
8 Mar 2017
“Amazing!”
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This beautiful French-Norman style Governor's residence, perched on a bluff overlooking the Kansas River, was recently renovated to reflect its original French theme.
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1 SW Cedar Crest Rd, Topeka, KS 66606-2275
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+1 785-296-3636
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

There are several walking trails through the woods and also down to the fishing ponds. My wife and I really enjoy the wooded walks as there are plenty of birds and critters to see.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RD M
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I LOOOOVE this place! The trails are natural and the woods are beautiful! I live in Kansas City but made it out 2 weekends in a row, once with my boyfriend, the other with my son, and we went to hike this trail! My son...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is the governor's mansion for the state of Kansas. It's only open on Monday afternoons from 1 p.m. till 3:30 p.m. They have volunteer docents to take you on a tour of the first floor of the home. You can't go upstairs (family living...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank 38cmw
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great system of public mountain bike trails. Well marked and multiple trails for different ability levels

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Tom G
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a nice place to visit and see the architecture and to see how well the house has been kept. The area outside is landscaped very nicely.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank S B
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Never in a million years would I expect to be able to roam the grounds of a Governor's residence! Cedar Crest is the residence of the Governor of Kansas and the beautiful park like grounds are open to the public. The trails aren't well marked...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Janet G
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The Kansas Governors mansion named 'Cedar Crest' is a beautifully maintained estate that is the official residence of the governor of Kansas since 1962. The inside tour is short but informative. The true gem of Cedar Crest is the 244 acres that the home is...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank MKTBE
Reviewed 27 June 2015

The Mansion called Cedar Crest is not as large as I thought it would be, however it was nice to see. I toured with a group of senior citizens. We were able to see the living room, library, dinning room, breakfast room, sun room, and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank brontz
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I have been there for both inside dinners and outside receptions. It is old but well kept. The Governor does not live there by his choice. The grounds are beautiful and well kept and there are always people fishing in the accessible ponds on property.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank BillIBT
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Beautiful woodwork - needlepoint chair cushions. Had the priviledge of playing the piano for special occasions. The grounds have walking trails.

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank DIANE T
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