We’re off to the northern Flint Hills for a day of history and fun. First we will visit Alcove Spring Historic Park, a stop along the Oregon Trail.  See carvings in stone left by pioneers and historic wagon ruts at this natural spring location. Then, learn the epic story of the Pony Express at the Pony Express Barn and Museum in Marysville. Enjoy lunch on your own at one of several downtown Marysville restaurants. Finish the day with a tour of the Kansas Territory Brewing Company. Learn the brewing process from start to finish and sample some tasty beers. Round trip travel and tour fees are provided. Participants are responsible for lunch and beer sampling fees. Tour leaves the Flint Hills Discovery Center at 8:30 AM and returns no later than 6:00 PM. Age 21+ only. Pre-registration is required by April 2 at 5:00 PM. Pre-register online, by phone at 785-587-2726 or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.


  • Occurs Saturday, April 4th, 2020 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm


Flint Hills Discovery Center

315 S 3rd St
Manhattan, KS 66502


Kynedee Hodges Discovery Center