• Sunflowers glow in the morning sunlight outside of Nicodemus.


    National Historic Site Kansas

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    Starting June 1st until September 1st, the visitor center will be open Sunday through Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM and federal holidays.


Nicodemus National Historic Site is located in northwestern Kansas on Highway 24 between Hill City and Stockton.

From Denver, take Interstate 70 east to Colby, Kansas (approximately 4 hours), then exit on Highway 24 (east) to Nicodemus (approximately 1.5 hours).

From Kansas City take Interstate 70 west to Hays (approximately 4.5 hours), and exit at Highway 183 north to Stockton, then west on Highway 24 to Nicodemus (approximately 1 hour).

From Omaha take Interstate 80 toward Kearney to exit 257. Nicodemus is approximately 2 hours from Kearney. Take exit 257 toward Holdrege Highway 183 S toward Stockton, KS. From Stockton take Highway 24 W to Nicodemus (approximately 19 mintues).

The Visitor Center (Township Hall) is south of the Roadside Park off Highway 24.

Geocode coordinates for Nicodemus: Latitude: 39.39441 - Longitude: -99.61709

NPS Photo: Township Hall (Visitor Center)
The Township Hall (Visitor Center) is located south of the Roadside Park by Highway 24.

Did You Know?

Nicodemus Schoolhouse

The first school house to be built in Graham County, Kansas was built in Nicodemus. The school started out in a dugout.