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The Best Hiking in Lawrence

Looking for the best hiking 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 hiking spots in and near Lawrence

  • Lawrence, Kansas

    Hike Kansas River Trail

    8 mi / 141 ft gain
    Kansas River Trail is a 8 mile out and back hike that takes you by a river located near Lawrence, Kansas.
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  • Lawrence, Kansas

    Hike Baker Wetlands Trail

    1.7 mi / 16 ft gain
    Baker Wetlands Trail is a 1.7 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Lawrence, Kansas.
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  • Lawrence, Kansas

    Hike Prairie Park Nature Center

    0.9 mi / 45 ft gain
    Prairie Park Nature Center is a 1 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Lawrence, Kansas.
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  • Lawrence, Kansas

    Hike Lawrence Nature Park Loop Trail

    1.9 mi / 150 ft gain
    Lawrence Nature Park Loop Trail is a 1.9 mile loop hike that takes you past wildlife located near Lawrence, Kansas.
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  • Lawrence, Kansas

    Hike Bakerfrom N1250 Road

    3.9 mi / 13 ft gain
    Baker from N1250 Road is a 3.9 mile loop hike that takes you past wildlife located near Lawrence, Kansas.
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  • Lawrence, Kansas

    Hike Mutt Run Off Leash Dog Park Trail

    1.1 mi / 22 ft gain
    Mutt Run Off-Leash Dog Park Trail is a 1.1 mile loop hike that takes you past scenic views located near Lawrence, Kansas.
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  • Lawrence, Kansas

    Hike Sanders Mound Trail

    1.2 mi / 118 ft gain
    Sanders Mound Trail is a 1.2 mile out and back hike that takes you by a lake located near Lawrence, Kansas.
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  • Lawrence, Kansas

    Hike Clinton Lake North Shore Blue And White Loop Trail

    5.8 mi / 354 ft gain
    Clinton Lake North Shore Blue and White Loop Trail is a 5.8 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Lawrence, Kansas.
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  • Kanwaka, Kansas

    Hike Clinton Lake North Shore Loop

    2.8 mi / 167 ft gain
    Clinton Lake North Shore Loop is a 2.8 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Lawrence, Kansas.
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  • Lawrence, Kansas

    Hike the KU Field Station Trails

    4.0
    4.4 mi / 423 ft gain
    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 trail. The Roth trail leads up through wooded areas...
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  • Berryton, Kansas

    Hike the George Lathan Hiking Trail

    3.0
    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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  • De Soto, Kansas

    Hike Lexington Woods Trail

    2.4 mi / 127 ft gain
    Lexington Woods Trail is a 2.4 mile loop hike that takes you past wildlife located near De Soto, Kansas.
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  • De Soto, Kansas

    Hike Lexington Lake Loop

    1.6 mi / 55 ft gain
    Lexington Lake Loop is a 1.6 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near De Soto, Kansas.
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  • Olathe, Kansas

    Hike Kill Creek Park Trail

    3.4 mi / 209 ft gain
    Kill Creek Park Trail is a 3.4 mile loop hike that takes you past wildlife located near Olathe, Kansas.
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  • Olathe, Kansas

    Hike Kill Creek Streamway Trail

    2.8 mi / 147 ft gain
    Kill Creek Streamway Trail is a 2.8 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near De Soto, Kansas.
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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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