Do, Eat, and Stay in Damar!

There are a lot of fun and interesting things to do in Damar and the surrounding area. 
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Standing as a sentinel at the end of Main Street, St. Joseph's Catholic Church is not only the physical centerpiece of the community, but is also the heart and soul of the community as well. Due to the hard times, the building was completed in stages. Though the towers were completed by December of 1913, it was not plastered until 1917 in preparation for the First Mass to be celebrated in the new church.

 

Other attractions in and around Damar include: "French Quarter" Visitor's Center, Nicodemus National Historic Site, and Webster State Park & Lake. 

 

Click here for a list of Rooks County attractions. 

 

Webster State Park & Lake

Located approximately 10 miles from Damar is Webster State Park & Lake.

 

Webster State Park is a 880-acre prairie setting of rolling hills and spacious skies. Visitors often see deer, turkeys, quail, pheasants, and many wildflowers. The 3,700 acres of open water offer great fishing in Webster Reservoir.

 

The reservoir complements the picturesque Chalk Hills. The area's mixed grass prairie, river, lake, marshes, and riparian trees and shrubs teem with wildlife. Located in the central flyway, the lake is a stopping place for many species of waterfowl and shorebirds and offers excellent opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts for hunting, wildlife watching and photography.

  

Shop & Eat

The Fleur de Lis Gift Shop is a delightful place to spend an afternoon shopping for unique gifts and memorobilia. Located at the east end of Main Street.  Store hours: Call  785-639-5777.

 

Dad's Place/Damar Cafe provides great atmosphere for a meal in a small town, and serves a great variety of menu items including steaks, burgers, and chicken.

 

Click here to see a listing of Damar businesses. 

The Rose Bed & Breakfast

The Rose Bed & Breakfast, located at 217 S. Oak in Damar, is a quaint cottage conveniently located in this rural French community. There are 2 guest rooms. The larger room has a queen bed and the smaller room has a twin bed. For information online click here, or call 785-839-4239 or email to lindasc@ruraltel.net.

 

Click here for a complete listing of lodging in Rooks County.

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