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Native Stone Scenic Byway

PO Box 67
Alma, KS 66401
Phone: (785) 765-2353
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The Native Stone Scenic Byway follows the rolling terrain of the Flint Hills surrounded by stone fences that mark the end of the open range on the prairie. The communities along the byway tell the story of early settlement in the Flint Hills including tales of the Underground Railroad. Native stone is a prevalent building material throughout the area for houses, commercial buildings and barns. One of the largest barns is the Sump Barn made of both native stone and lumber in 1905. Wildflowers are profuse in late spring through fall,and native grasses exhibit great color throughout the year. Lake Wabaunsee and its spillway provide the visitor with opportunity to see the geological past. Echo Cliff Park also provides a clear picture of how the land was formed. Wabaunsee County Museum helps tell the story.