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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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8 Sports Legends to Watch in Kansas

Along with ideal growing conditions for wheat and sunflowers, Kansas provides fertile soil for sports legends. Several storied teams, coaches and venues at the pro and college levels are rooted here. In 2022, Sporting KC marks its 27th year in Major League Soccer, of which the club is a charter…

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Best Places to Propose in Kansas

Are you getting ready to pop the big question? Or are you looking for a 'subtle' link to send your partner for a little inspiration? Take it from me, a person who had a perfect proposal in Kansas, we've got a great backdrop for your special moment. I've collected ideas in several categories so…

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5 Freedom's Frontier Sites to Explore

Retrace the drama of freedom’s struggles and triumphs in the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area. Spread across 29 Kansas counties (and 12 in our neighboring state to the east), more than 200 museums and heritage sites highlight their roles in the Kansas-Missouri Border War and the shaping of…

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5 State Parks with Trails to Treasure

LITTLE JERUSALEM BADLANDS STATE PARK, OAKLEY Tread lightly amid this fragile yet ruggedly spectacular mile-long stretch of Niobrara chalk formations. Two trails (1⁄4 and 1 1⁄2 miles) skim a ridgetop for overviews of the 100-foot-tall spires and cliffs left behind by an inland sea. Ferruginous hawks…

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