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Junior Ranger being sworn in
Junior Ranger Being Sworn In

Here, you'll find all the essential information you need to plan a trip, such as:

Our Weather page provides links to weather forecasts and climate information. On this section visitors can learn about Accessibility at the site and which Pets are allowed in the site.

On a self-guided walking tour you can view the Five Historic Buildings, These buildings are physical expressions of the five pillars of the African American community—church, self-government, education, home, and business. Two are open and accessible to the public—the 1939 Township Hall, also the Visitor Center, and the A.M.E. Church.

Please call 785-839-4233 for more information.


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

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  • 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 toward Holdrege. Then take Highway 183 South toward Stockton, Kansas. From Stockton take Highway 24 West to Nicodemus (approximately 19 minutes).
  • The Visitor Center (Township Hall) is south of the Roadside Park off Highway 24.
  • Geocod coordinates for Nicodemus - Latitude: 39.9441 - Longitude -99.61709

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Fees and Passes

There is no fee to Nicodemus National Historic Site. The site does not sell the America the Beautiful: The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series, but you may puchase the card in Kansas at one of the below sites:


The main floor of the Township Hall (Visitor Center) and the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) are accessible to wheelchair users. The restrooms are not accessible to wheelchair users. The restrooms are up six stairs with handrails. The introductory park film is open captioned for those with hearing impairments; listening devices are also available to assist with hearing the park film.

There are wheelchair accessible porta potties in the Roadside Park


Leashed pets are allowed in the town site, but not in the Visitor Center (Township Hall).
However, service animals are welcome inside the Visitor Center.

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Places near Nicodemus National Historic Site include:

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Nicodemus National Historic Site
304 Washington Ave.
Nicodemus, KS 67625-3015

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Last updated: September 30, 2021

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304 Washington Ave.
Nicodemus, KS 67625-3015


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