Points of Interest

Highlights along the 47.2-mile Flint Hills National Scenic Byway include:

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Chase County Courthouse

300 Pearl
Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845
Phone: (620) 273-8469
Built 1872-1873, this French Renaissance native limestone building is the oldest working courthouse in the state of Kansas. During the decade following the Civil War, Chase County residents knew ... More

Chase County Historical Society Museum

303 Broadway
Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845
Phone: (620) 273-8500
Houses a wonderful, comprehensive collection of Chase County artifacts, photos, all newspapers that were published in Chase County, Volumes I, II, III, and IV of the Chase County Historical ... More

Hays House Restaurant & Tavern

112 W Main St
Council Grove, KS 66846
Phone: (620) 767-5911
First opened in 1857, you can enjoy fine dining in the oldest, continuously operated restaurant west of the Mississippi River. A steak house that gets patrons' raves about its fried chicken, ham ... More

Kaw Mission State Historic Site

500 N Mission
Council Grove, KS 66846
Phone: (620) 767-5410
Start of the Historic Tour of Council Grove. Mission school for state's namesake tribe, the Kaw or Kansas. Interpretation of the Kaw, Santa Fe Trail, and Council Grove. Exhibits feature the ... More

Madonna of the Trail

E Main St at N Union St
Council Grove, KS 66846
Phone: (620) 767-5413
This is one of 12 "Madonnas" erected by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to recognize and honor the "Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days", the hardy women who made the long and ... More

Pioneer Bluffs

695 KS Hwy 177
Matfield Green, KS 66862
Phone: 620-753-3484
Spring, Summer, and Fall hours are Fridays through Mondays, 10 am to 5 pm. Winter hours are Mondays, 10 am to 5 pm. Our doors are also open by for groups to tour or meet at Pioneer Bluffs. The ... More