Lane County

Attractions and Recreation

Lane county features the Dighton Municipal Golf Course and Country Club, as well as several other outdoor recreation opportunities. Visit Scott Lake State Park and enjoy camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting and wildlife observation. Cat House recreation area is a great place for off-roading and some camping is also available. The Wild Horse Canyon Bread and Breakfast features tours of the box canyon corrals. Hunting is also abundant in the county. Jennison Ranch Outfitters offers guided upland game hunting along with lodging and meals. 

Dighton has a bowling alley, swimming pool, the Lane County Historical Museum which houses items depicting Lane county’s history and also hosts the Lane County Fair.


Key Employers
Lane County Hospital                                     
K&J Foods                           
Lane County                       
Lane County Feeders                    
Ranger Feeders                
Dighton USD No. 482                     
Ehmke Seed Company
Healy Oil                              
Sharp Brothers Seed Company                  
Smoky Hills Ag                   
First State Bank                
Hometown Pride Grocery           
Healy Schools USD No. 468

Primary Industries
Cattle feeders
Light manufacturing
K-12 School Districts
Dighton USD No. 482     
Healy Schools USD No. 468

Colleges and Technical Schools
High Plains Education (Opening in late 2012, they will offer education and vocational training from entry level to Master's level in select disciplines.)

West Realty

Lane County Hospital

Contact Information
Dighton/Lane County Economic Development, Inc.
Dan Hartman, Director
145 S. Lane
Dighton, Kan. 67839
(620) 397-5553

County Website