301 Chautauqua Drive ~ Beloit, KS / 785-738-2270
A 26 acre multi-use park is surrounded by the banks of the Solomon River, south off of State Highway 14. Chautauqua Park marks the location where 1800s soldiers, hunters and settlers stopped for water gushing from a spring as they made their way westward
Chautauqua offers a new water park, playgrounds, picnic shelters, free camping, tennis courts, disc golf. There is also a free-span steel foot bridge that crosses the river to additional open space on the north side. The beautiful Solomon River is accessible in several areas throughout the park as it wraps around the entire area; a boat ramp is available for small fishing boats.
Chautauqua Swimming Pool Water Park – features a leisure pool, zero depth entry, diving boards, slides and a lazy river. It’s fun for all ages!
Camping facilities can be used free for up to 10 days in any 60 day period and offer 30 electric & water hook-ups, and a sewer dump station.
Isle of Lights – Chautauqua Park is well-known for its Christmas display that fills the park with thousands of lights each year. This must-see attraction draws thousands of families and visitors from outside the area during the holiday season. What started in 1999 with a few small displays has grown to over 240 lit displays. Isle of Lights is open from Thanksgiving until New Year’s Eve and attracts over 10,000 visitors! Join us, at the Chautauqua Isle of Lights; you’ll see something spectacular!
State Hwy 24 & Walnut Street ~ Beloit, KS
Located just off U.S Hwy 24 Roadside Park is home to The Little Red School House, a local historic landmark. This 2-acre park is a great spot to take a break from a long journey and enjoy some shade while sipping on a drink from one of the nearby restaurants just across the highway.
North Campus ~ Beloit, KS
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Following the closure of the Beloit Correctional Facility, the Kansas legislature donated the grounds and buildings back to the City of Beloit. The Beloit City Council approved a proposal from the Parks and Recreation Director to use a portion of the land for the community garden. The Community Garden Committee was formed to give direction to the project.
The garden is an allotment garden with a sliding scale for plot fees for individuals or families who can;t afford fees.