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Directions to the WSU Biological Field Station and Ninnescah Reserve

Located at 28900 W. 87th St. S., Viola, KS, the field station is approximately 35 miles southwest of the Wichita State University campus. Allow about 45 minutes to get to the field station from WSU. For your convenience, a map and driving instructions are listed below OR visit either of these links to customize your starting location MapQuest or GoogleMaps.

Directions from WSU Campus to the

Ninnescah Reserve and Field Station Building

Starting at:
1845 Fairmount Street
Wichita, KS 67260

1. Head east on Perimeter Rd toward Fairmount St (go 171 ft)
2. Take the 1st right onto Fairmount St (go 463 ft)
3. Take the 1st right onto E 17th St N (go 0.1 mi)
4. Take the 2nd left onto N Hillside St (go 0.5 mi)
5. Turn right onto E 13th St N (go 1.2 mi)
6. Turn left to merge onto I-135 S/KS-15 S/US-81 S toward Oklahoma City (go 1.8 mi)
7. Take exit 6A to merge onto US-400 W/US-54 W/E Kellogg Ave toward Kellogg Ave (go 5.1 mi)
8. Take the exit onto I-235 S (go 1.8 mi)
9. Take exit 5 for Southwest Blvd/State Route 42 (go 0.3 mi)
10. Turn right onto KS-42 W/W Southwest Blvd (go 10.4 mi)
11. Turn right onto W 71st St S (go 4.8 mi)
12. Turn left onto S 263rd St W (go 2.0 mi)
13. Turn right onto W 87th St S (go 1.6 mi) (Note- this is NOT a paved surface, wet conditions may impact ease of access)

Destination will be on the right side of the road immediately after going under a utility line- look for the sign!

Arrive at:
28900 W 87th Street South
Viola, KS 67149