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The Best Backpacking in Lawrence

Looking for the best backpacking in Lawrence? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Lawrence. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Lawrence

  • Berryton, Kansas

    Hike the George Lathan Hiking Trail

    4 mi / 291 ft gain
    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 basis. When you arrive at the trail head, you'll park ...
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  • Perry, Kansas

    Hike Perry Lake Hiking Trail

    29.2 mi / 2 ft gain
    Perry Lake Hiking Trail is a 29.2 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Ozawkie, Kansas.
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  • Overbrook, Kansas

    Hike Black Hawk Blue Trail

    11.3 mi / 570 ft gain
    Black Hawk Blue Trail is a 11.3 mile point-to-point hike that takes you by a lake located near Overbrook, Kansas.
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  • Osawatomie, Kansas

    Hike Flint Hills Nature Trail

    91.9 mi / 1 ft gain
    Flint Hills Nature Trail [CLOSED] is a 91.9 mile point-to-point hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Osawatomie, Kansas.
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