Post Rock Scenic Byway

Communities

The communities you'll find along the Post Rock Scenic Byway are bursting with small-town charm! Lucas is the Grassroots Arts Capital of Kansas and is filled to the brim with unique, hand-made art that will get your creativity going. Just south of Lucas is Wilson, the Czech Capital of Kansas, which is home to the World's Largest Czech Egg.

The towns within 30 miles are Ellsworth, Russell, Lincoln, Luray, Sylvan Grove, and Dorrance. Whether directly on the byway or within the surrounding area, these communities are the perfect places to get away for the weekend!

Lucas

Lucas is a unique little town because of its abundance of Grassroots Art. Starting with the Garden of Eden in 1907 to the Grassroots Art…

Wilson

Discover Wilson the "Czech Capital of Kansas." Enjoy the outdoors at Wilson State Park.

Byway Map

Towns within 30 mins of the route

Russell

Explore the hometown of former U.S. Senator and 1996 presidential candidate, Bob Dole (1923 - 2021)

Lincoln

Just east of the center of the county, the City of Lincoln Center is the county seat of Lincoln County, as well as the county’s…

Sylvan Grove

Sylvan Grove is the second largest city in Lincoln County. Settlement began in 1867 and the town was platted in 1887. Many of the buildings…

Ellsworth

Enjoy... the natural geographic wonders of Mushroom Rock State Park or take a walk back in time through Faris Caves, with its story-telling…

Luray

Find nearby attractions and things to do in Luray. The city is 17 miles from Lucas Park Recreation Area, Wilson State Park, and Minooka Park…

Dorrance

Come see the historic Dorrance, an old railroad town less than 1 mile off of US-40.

Kansas Byways

Glacial Hills

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

Post Rock

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

Gypsum Hills

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

Native Stone

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

Frontier Military

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

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…

Wetlands & Wildlife

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

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…

Western Vistas

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

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Lincoln

Just east of the center of the county, the City of Lincoln Center is the county seat of Lincoln County, as well as the county’s…

Ellsworth

Enjoy... the natural geographic wonders of Mushroom Rock State Park or take a walk back in time through Faris Caves, with its story-telling…

Sylvan Grove

Sylvan Grove is the second largest city in Lincoln County. Settlement began in 1867 and the town was platted in 1887. Many of the buildings…