ACTIVE ADVENTURES IN THE AREA

Whether you’re looking to explore the past or blaze a trail for a new adventure, the Flint Hills has something for everyone. From lakes and waterfalls to historic courthouses and trails, you are sure to find something to pique your interest. Shop antiques till your heart’s content, hunt wild turkey and deer, zip around the lake with a speed boat, and enjoy a night under the stars on the prairie. All this awaits you in the Flint Hills of Kansas!

TRAIL EXPLORATION & HIKING

Central Park in Marion

National Park: Tallgrass Prairie Preserve https://www.nps.gov/tapr/index.htm

Santa Fe Trail http://www.santafetrail.org/chapters/cottonwood/

Chisholm Trail http://chisholmtrail150.org/

Historic Trails, Canton https://www.travelks.com/listing/historic-trails/3006/

 

RECREATIONAL & NATURE

Marion County Lake http://www.marioncountyparkandlake.com/

– Boating, Skiing, Paddleboats, Disc Golf course, Canoes, Fishing, Camping

Marion Reservoir http://www.swt.usace.army.mil/Locations/Tulsa-District-Lakes/Kansas/Marion-Reservoir/

– Boating, Skiing, Fishing, Camping

Chase County Falls on Prather Creek http://www.kansastravel.org/chaselakefalls.htm

Chase County Lake https://www.travelks.com/listing/chase-state-fishing-lake/23967/

Kansas Hunting https://www.travelks.com/things-to-do/sports-recreation/hunting/

Cottonwood Falls http://www.kansastravel.org/cottonwoodfalls.htm

Sodens Dam Falls http://www.kansastravel.org/sodensdamfalls.htm

Geary Lake Falls http://www.kansastravel.org/gearylakefalls.htm

Elm Spring http://www.kansastravel.org/elmsprings.htm

Deep Creek Waterfall http://www.kansastravel.org/pillsburycrossing.htm

Browns Park Waterfall, Abilene http://www.kansastravel.org/brownsparkwaterfall.htm

 

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

Abilene & Smoky Valley Excursion Train http://www.asvrr.org/

Pilgrim Ranch Retreat, Cottonwood Falls http://pilgrimranch.com/

Maxwell Wildlife Refuge https://www.maxwellwildliferefuge.com/

Prairie Rose Ranch http://prranchks.prairierosechuckwagon.com/

Flying W Ranch http://www.flinthillsflyingw.com/