Welcome to the Mariah Fund

The Mariah Fund is a 501(c)3 Private Foundation, formed to provide capital funding to non-profit organizations in Dodge City, Kansas and other communities of Western Kansas, for the exclusive purpose of enhancing regional tourism through both targeted and collaborative efforts.


Boot Hill Casino & Resort

Boot Hill Casino & Resort, located in world-famous Dodge City, Kansas, is home to the first state owned and operated casino gaming in Kansas. Boot Hill Casino is now open with approximately 580 slot machines and thirteen table games - including...

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Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City

Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City, Kansas is known worldwide for their elephant management program. You’ll find over 350 animals displayed in the beautifully landscaped grounds.

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Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

Hunting has a long and rich heritage in Kansas. With 300,000 acres of public land and more than 1 million acres of private land open to hunters, the state offers an abundance of pheasants, deer, quail, turkey and geese.

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Moore Ranch, Bucklin, Kansas

If you’re ready for a rustic, authentic ranching experience, visit the Moore Ranch at Bucklin, Kansas. Join them on daily activities as you move Longhorn cattle to new pasture, mend fences and enjoy dutch oven meals from the chuckwagon.

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Cimarron National Grassland, near Elkhart, KS

Managed by the U.S. Forest Service, Cimarron National Grassland near Elkhart, KS contains 108,000 acres where you can see an increasingly rare member of the Grouse family, the greater prairie chickens perform courting dances in this sea of...

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Meade State Park and Fishing Lake

In addition to a scenic fishing lake and well-developed campground, Meade State Park and Fishing Lake offers much to wildlife watchers. Birders regularly turn up unusual sightings at the area, including the brown pelican and magnificent...

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Trail City Bed & Breakfast, Coolidge, Kansas

Trail City Bed & Breakfast in Coolidge, Kansas provides yesterday’s western experience withy today’s comfort. Located on the Santa Fe Trail you can walk to the Arkansas River, visit the historic Potter Opera House, 1880’s jail house and learn the...

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Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge – built in 1865, is the oldest permanent settlement in this area. It not only protected those traveling on the Santa Fe Trail, but provided supplies and a resting place for traders and buffalo hunters. Many of the original...

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Southwest Kansas

Southwest Kansas has a unique place in America’s food basket. You’ll find a diverse agricultural landscape of wheat, milo, sunflowers, soybeans, corn and even cotton. Family farmers work the land and are very gracious in welcoming you and telling a story or two...

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