Native Stone Scenic Drive is a 48 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Alma, KS that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for scenic driving and is accessible year-round.
The Native Stone scenic drive exposes the driver to an area in Kansas that is well known for its native limestone. Limestone fences made by the early settlers is evident for several miles of the drive through the picturesque Flint hills of Kansas. The byway journeys on K-4 and K-99 through Mission Creek and Mill Creek valleys, in Shawnee and Wabaunsee counties in the Flint Hills. Natural elements abound: twisting, winding creeks; grazing land, vast vistas, stone deposits, elevation changes. You travel through a number of picturesque rural Kansas communities, which each have local sites to see and do.
The drive from the west to the east was the route I took. Started out with a lot of promise and got mundane the 2nd half. The stone fences, and rolling flint hills, the town of Alma had a alot of interest. Second half of drive was ordinary.