Native Stone Scenic Byway

Points of Interest & Amenities

Discover the history and hidden natural wonders of this 75-mile Native Stone Scenic Byway. Check out the complete list of things to do, including places to eat, stay, and shop on your Native Stone Scenic Byway adventure! Learn about the Flint Hills of Kansas at the Flint Hills Discovery Center in Manhattan. Go back in time to the days of "Bleeding Kansas" with destinations like the Beecher Bible and Rifle Church in Wabaunsee. As you traverse the natural limestone formations, visit Alma's charming small-town shops and restaurants. For those looking for outdoor activities, then Eskridge - Lake Wabaunsee is the spot for you!

Kansas Byways

Native Stone

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

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…

Post Rock

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

Smoky Valley

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

Route 66

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

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…

Frontier Military

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

Glacial Hills

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

Western Vistas

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

Wetlands & Wildlife

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