Kansas

Find local adventures, unique places to stay, and adventure tours in Kansas.

Top Adventures in Kansas

  • Explore Geary Lake Falls

    Geary Lake Falls is only active after recent rains. It is formed by the overflow outlet of Geary State Fishing Lake. It is great fun to view the falls from the top and then venture down to the base. Both offer unique and interesting vantage points...

  • Hike the Konza Prairie Trail

    The Konza Prairie Trail is a special beloved attraction in the area. It is set on 3,487 hectare of native tallgrass prairie. The trail offers a choice of 3 loops: The Nature Trail Loop at 2.6 miles, The Kings Creek Loop at 4.6 miles, and the Godwi...

    2.6 miles 275 ft gain

  • Watch the Sunrise at Tuttle Creek Lake

    This cove at Tuttle Creek Lake is not in an official park, but it is open to the public. It is a place I have come to again and again. Be here an hour before sunrise on a partly cloudy morning and watch as nature puts forth its finest firework sho...

    1 miles

  • Relax and Rejuvenate at the Light Center

    The Light Center is what I like to consider a wheat oasis. It's located about 30 minutes south of Lawrence, Kansas and offers an amazing escape from the every day grind. It's surrounded by fields of golden wheat as well as trees and rivers. It's a...

  • Hike through the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve

    Park your car at the Visitor Center and head inside to grab a copy of the trail map. If the Visitor Center is closed, you can take a picture of the map on the display outside of the building. There are several trails you can take in the preserve, ...

    9 miles

  • Hike the KU Field Station Trails

    Overview Parking at the Roth Trailhead gives the hiker several options for how to proceed. Up the paved walkway from the parking area, one can go into the woods to follow the Roth Trail, or they can venture out into the grasslands on the Lowland t...

    4.4 miles 423 ft gain

  • Hike the George Lathan Hiking Trail

    This four mile trail is located in the Woodridge Public Use Area, southwest of Lawrence and along the western edge of Clinton Lake.  Campsites are available without charge and without reservation, open to campers on a first-come, first-served basi...

    4 miles 291 ft gain

  • Photograph Brown Park Waterfall

    This waterfall is frequently flowing. It was created by a defunct mill dam on Turkey Creek. It is located in Brown Memorial Park just outside of Abilene, Kansas.Take Highway 15 south from Abilene, over the Smoky Hill River. Turn east (left) on 200...

  • Explore Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

    Take a leisurely stroll around Margaret's Pond while exploring the herb garden, amphitheater and promenade. There are beautiful flowers and trees to encounter here.  Or if you are feeling a bit more adventurous, hop on the asphalt Sculpture Garden...

  • Konza Prarie-Kings Creek Loop

    Starting at the trailhead, this very well-maintained trail is an easy, 4.6 mile loop. This is the second of 3 loops from the trailhead. The longest one is just over 6 miles and connects the Konza Prairie Loop with the Kings Creek Loop and the Good...

    4.6 miles 396 ft gain

  • Photograph the Kansas City Skyline via Kaw Point Park

    Located behind Kaw Point industrial Park is Kaw Point park. This park is located right where the Kansas and Missouri Rivers meet. It has historical significance too, the Lewis and Clark expedition actually camped at this spot for a couple of night...

  • Hike the Violet and Red Loops at Shawnee Mission Park

    Lace up your boots and head to the 1,600 acre Shawnee Mission Park, located about 25 minutes southwest of downtown Kansas City. One of the best parks in the Kansas City metro boats miles of hiking/mountain biking trails, a 120 acre lake, a marina ...

    7 miles 50 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Goodland, Kansas

      Goodland Koa

    • Council Grove, Kansas

      Canning Creek

      Overview Canning Creek Cove Park is located on the 3,310-acre Council Grove Lake in the green expanses of eastern Kansas.Recreation Boating is a popular pastime at the lake, and two boat ramps are ...

    • Marion, Kansas

      Cottonwood Point

      Overview Cottonwood Point is a spacious and shady campground located on the shores of Marion Reservoir. This Kansas getaway draws in thousands of visitors annually to enjoy the pristine lake shorel...

    • Dodge City, Kansas

      Dodge City Koa

    • Marquette, Kansas

      Venango Park

      Overview Venango Park Campground is located on the eastern shores of Kanopolis Lake in central Kansas, 30 miles southwest of Salina. Kanopolis Lake is on the Smoky Hill River, and is one of the st...

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