Maxwell Wildlife​ Refuge

The Friends of Maxwell

& McPherson State Fishing Lake

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Website Created by: Friends of Maxwell


The Friends of Maxwell was organized in 1993 working with Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks presenting educational tours and events to visitors worldwide.  

Our "Friends" group is made up of a board of directors, volunteers, members and supporters.

The Friends of Maxwell played a major role in setting up Maxwell Wildlife Refuge on our Kansas Prairie Trail Scenic Byway. The 56-mile route traveling north central Kansas starting south at Canton, not far from the Santa Fe and Chisholm trails and heads north to Roxbury, west to Lindsborg and on to Kanapolis State Lake and Park.