Glacial Hills Scenic Byway


Discover new cities and small towns along your Glacial Hills Scenic Byway adventure! The Glacial Hills region of northeastern Kansas is where history meets scenic beauty. The communities of Atchison, Highland, Leavenworth, Troy, and White Cloud are home to natural wonders and some of the State's best-known attractions, such as the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum and the self-guided tour around old Fort Leavenworth. White Cloud is home to the infamous four-state-lookout. The city of Highland has great food at the Kirkwood & Co Table & Tap. History buffs will love the city of Troy's Lewis and Clark Commemorative Marker.

This byway is full of great places to visit!

Byway Map

Kansas Byways

Native Stone

Discover the natural beauty of the panoramic Native Stone Scenic Byway.

Post Rock

Over the Smoky Hills of weathered bedrock, the Post Rock Scenic Byway winds through fields, pastures and prairie.

Flint Hills

The Flint Hills National Scenic Byway offers incredible views of the native grasses and flowers of the tallgrass prairie - one of the last…

Gypsum Hills

Ancient floodplains, buttes, canyons, mesas and sinkholes are rare on the Great Plains. Yet, nestled in the Kansas grasslands is the Gypsum…

Glacial Hills

The Glacial Hills Scenic Byway gets its name from the rolling hills and rock-strewn valleys carved by ancient glaciers. 

Frontier Military

Travel through time, visiting multiple forts along the Frontier Military Historic Byway.  Originally built to move soldiers and…

Prairie Trail

When you travel the Prairie Trail Scenic Byway, you follow in the steps of Native Americans, explorers and pioneers as they sought food…

Route 66

Kansas' Historic Route 66 Byway offers opportunities for visitors to enjoy a variety of experiences to "get their own kicks…

Wetlands & Wildlife

Along the byway, you'll encounter landscapes and communities shaped by the powerful forces of motion and change. You're entering a…

Smoky Valley

Named for their hazy, blue appearance at sunrise and sunset, the Smoky Hills divide the more easterly mixed-grass prairie from the…

Western Vistas

Visit a rugged landscape on the culturally and visually fascinating route known as the Western Vistas Historic Byway.