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Unexpected Finds in Southeast Kansas

Prepare to be wowed by the landscapes and legends of this region. The Flint Hills—the world’s largest remaining prairie ecosystem—and the Chautauqua Hills prove Kansas is far from pancake-flat. Former rail beds have been transformed into the Prairie Spirit and Southwind rail-trails for bikers and…

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Big Hunt on the Prairie

The Game Deer and antelope play on the Kansas range, including mule deer, white-tailed deer and pronghorn, a species unique to North America. Elk, common in presettlement Kansas, virtually vanished by 1900 but have since made a comeback in free-range herds. If birds are more your game, the…

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Soar through the Land and Sky Scenic Byway

You may think you’re not in Kansas anymore at Arikaree Breaks, a rugged expanse in northern Cheyenne County, where plains give way to yucca-studded gorges and gullies formed by windswept deposits. Take a good look at these badlands, which stretch for 36 miles. Coffee breaks draw crowds in nearby St…

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Explore Post Rock Country

Post rock fences were utilized to protect crops and livestock over 40,000 miles of open country in Kansas in the mid- to late-1800s into the 1920s where trees and lumber were scarce. The widespread prevalence of post rock fencing and stone post houses created a landscape and culture permeated with…

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Game On: Sports events coming to Kansas’ biggest city

Among the hundreds of organized sports events that will play out in Kansas in 2022, many exciting competitions are happening this summer in Wichita – the largest city in Kansas. Many of the competitions are national events being held in Kansas for the first time along with a lineup of returning…

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28 Amazing State Parks in Kansas

"A" - IS FOR ACCESSIBLE TRAILS AT: TUTTLE CREEK STATE PARK Many Kansas state parks feature ADA-accessible trails, but you’ll find some of the best in this Manhattan oasis with Flint Hills scenery and a 10,900-acre reservoir. Follow the Blue River on the 1¼-mile Western Heritage Trail and weave…

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North East Kansas Road Trip

Are gas prices keeping you from getting out this summer? We know that summer plans tend to change when gas prices go up, which is why we made a list of affordable day trips in the northeast region of Kansas. Explore museums, art, local shops, and great food along the way! If you are wanting to go on…

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