Wetlands & Wildlife
National Scenic Byway

Parks & Nature

If you are a nature lover, the Wetlands & Wildlife Scenic Byway is for you. You’ll always find something to do with ample community parks, beautiful wildlife/nature centers, and stunning scenic views.

Don't forget to visit the main staples of the area, one of which is the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge near the city of Stafford. The other two are the Cheyenne Bottoms National Refuge, along with its neighboring Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area near the city of Great Bend.

Kansas Byways

Gypsum Hills

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

Post Rock

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

Western Vistas

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

Native Stone

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

Smoky Valley

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

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…

Frontier Military

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

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…

Glacial Hills

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

Wetlands & Wildlife

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

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