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Sports and Outdoors in Colby
Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, at specific locations marked by coordinates all over the world. The oldest geocache is not to far from Colby located in Mingo, Kansas.
Colby, KS, USA
Birdwatching, or birding, is a form of wildlife observation in which the observation of birds is a recreational activity or citizen science. It can be done with the naked eye, through a visual enhancement device like binoculars and telescopes, by listening for bird sounds, or by watching public webcams.
Thomas County, Kansas
Villa High Park
This park, consisting of 20 acres, was created in the late 1960`s with the aid of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. Playground equipment, picnic shelters, disc golf and fishing can be accessed on the east side of south Highway #25 (Range Avenue
985 South Range, Colby, KS, USA
Fike Park is 9.9 acres and is located just north of City Hall at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Eighth Street. Fike Park is the most popular park in Colby for picnics, community events, weddings/receptions, and for general relaxation and enjoyment; two gazebos, a volleyball area, horseshoe pitching pits, and tennis courts are available here.
550 North Franklin Avenue, Colby, KS, USA
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