How Kansas Natural History Shaped the Landscape We See Today

Kansas is a land of unprecedented beauty that has changed drastically throughout time. Its unique natural features have shaped the culture and history of the state. The story of Kansas’ natural history begins millions of years ago, when the land lay beneath a vast body of water.

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History + Culture

Explore Post Rock Country

Post rock fences were utilized to protect crops and livestock over 40,000 miles of open country in Kansas in the mid- to late-1800s into the…

Sports + Outdoors

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…

Sports + Outdoors

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…

Kansas Byways + Highways

The Sunflower State In Bloom

Some days we’re in the mood for an educational, refined native plant experience. We want to be…

Sports + Outdoors

Outdoor Explorers

Whether it’s a small pocket of unexpected rock formations or an eagerly anticipated new park…

Photo-Ready Scenic Views

Wanting to put your photography skills to the test? Or maybe you're just starting out as a photographer and you're looking for…

Mushroom Rock

Just south of Salina stands one of Kansas' many natural wonders - Mushroom Rocks.

Little Jerusalem Badlands

Welcome to the "Badlands of Kansas" - Little Jerusalem State Park in Western Kansas is truly a sight to see!

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