Wolf Creek Environmental Education Area

Wolf Creek Environmental Education AreaWolf Creek Environmental Education Area provides an excellent opportunity to experience and learn about the nature of eastern Kansas. This area is a place to relax and take the time to notice the characteristics and interactions of plants and animals.


The Area is open from dawn to dusk, year-round.


The area also consists of 5 trails that guide you through a wide variety of Kansas habitats. Wildlife variety and abundance is high at the Environmental Education Area. Viewing opportunities for bald eagle and osprey are just two examples.

Bald Eagles

A bald eagle pair has successfully nested at the lake since 1994.


Osprey have been released at the Environmental Education Area since 1996 in an attempt to establish a nesting population. This is a program of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Western Resources and Wolf Creek employees.


Guided trails and environmental education presentations may be arranged by calling 620-364-4141 or by visiting the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation website.