Explore Brown Memorial Park and Waterfalls in Abilene, Kansas!
Social distancing doesn't mean you can't explore the outdoors and what better place to visit than Brown Memorial Park in Abilene, Kansas!
Where is Brown Memorial Park?
The map below will direct you to the waterfall, but if you need more detailed instructions, follow the steps below.
1. Travel South out of Abilene on Highway 15.
2. Turn left onto 2000 Avenue (first left after you cross the bridge over Smoky Hill River - watch for the signs)
3. Continue on 2000 Avenue (it will turn into Hawk Road).
4. Do not turn at the first sign you see for Brown Memorial Home, just keep going.
5. Turn left onto 1935 Lane (at this sign)restaurants and eat it here.
Tip: If you see this sign, you've gone too far.
What you will see
Brown Memorial Park also offers disc golf and nature trails.
Meet C. L. Brown
Learn more about the life and legacy of C.L. Brown in this blog post from the Dickinson County Historical Society.
Brown Memorial Camp
In 1919, Cleyson L. Brown gave 40 acres of the Brown Memorial Park to the Boy Scouts of America, so that Scouting could grow in Dickinson County. Since 1927, the camp has expanded and provided thousands of youth the opportunity to experience the adventures of camping.
The camp also has cabins available for reservation.