Best Trails in Kansas

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on Konza Godwin Hill Loop Tr...
3 days ago

walking

Awesome views.

on Fancy Creek Mountain Bike...
4 days ago

hiking

Nice Trail not difficult I would agree that maps would be nice. The trail is in the shade about 90% of the time which is a good thing in August in Kansas. The first time on the trail the gun range can make a person a little nervous so some signage would be helpful just to but your mind at ease.

on Ironwood Park Walking Tra...
4 days ago

walking

Clean paved trails, mowed along the sides, well maintained lights, other amenities like the obstacle area, a building that I guess is available for rent, and the nature center! I like the trails with the tree cover.

on Overland Park Arboretum
4 days ago

hiking

There are few better places to walk or hike! If you want easy, there are paved paths around a lake/pond as well as through the woods. I prefer the natural paths, of which there are several. One year they ground up recycled Christmas trees and spread them on parts of the path that were wet - that fantastic pine scent hung around for quite a while. I miss my hikes at the Arboretum when spending my summers in Michigan!!

on Shawnee Mission Park
4 days ago

hiking

7.5 miles....good workout

on Konza Prairie Kings Creek...
6 days ago

hiking

Great trails!

on Elk River Hiking Trail
6 days ago

Overgrown with grass. Is not maintained. Left covered in seed ticks after having to walk through all the overgrown grass. There was also poison ivy all over the trail and right in the path you had to walk on. I will not be going back. I am miserable from all the tick bites.

on Coronado Heights Park Tra...
11 days ago

Pretty neat place to visit. I wish people took care of their own messes better, like one should respect nature and the other people who visit.

Park staff should clean better.

Take bug spray. Neat trails for walking or mountain bikes.

on Rock Town Trail
12 days ago

hiking

Mesmerizing...!! It can be leisurely completed in less than 3hrs including stopover at Sandstone pillars...

on Cottonwood Trail
13 days ago

hiking

Part of OP Arboretum, so we walked this along with most of the other trails out there. Well-maintained and shady!

on West Trail
13 days ago

Part of OP Arboretum, so we walked this along with most of the other trails out there. Well-maintained and and near meadows a couple of times. One portion isn't mulched, so watch your maps closely.

on Rocky Ridge Trail
13 days ago

hiking

Part of OP Arboretum, so we walked this along with most of the other trails out there. Well-maintained and shady! This one had more elevation and some rocky inclines. Moderate level.

on International Sculpture G...
13 days ago

hiking

Well-maintained, mostly flat, mulched trails of various difficulty. $3 entry per adult; $1 entry per 6-12yo. Most portions of the trail dog-on-leash friendly, including the international sculpture garden. Get your dog poo bags at the front and stock up; that's the only supply stop. Plenty of water stations along the way, though.

on Elk River Hiking Trail
13 days ago

hiking

So......this is a beautiful place, but be forewarned that they are not maintained trails. You must walk through very tall grass, with lots of poison ivy and other things to get into the pretty part of the trail. I would definitely come prepared with long pants and shirts, lots of bug spray, and poison ivy soap. We will be back when we are more prepared, but could t even make it in 10 minutes before we turned around. Definitely learned a lesson!!!

on Konza Prairie Nature Trai...
13 days ago

It was a beautiful morning and a beautiful hike!!!!

on Konza Prairie Nature Trai...
13 days ago

It was a beautiful morning for a beautiful hike!!!!!

on Rocky Ridge Trail
13 days ago

hiking

Well maintained trail that is mulched the whole way. This was a nice short hike that can be connected to other trails and made into a 5 mile hike. There are some drinking stations along the trail so you're never far from water.

on George Lathan Hiking Trai...
16 days ago

ridiculously easy trail. very little to actually see. overgrown and loaded with poison ivy and poison oak.

Lots of rain means at least 3 deep water crossings. Loud college kids.

much better trails away from all the noise out there.