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The Best Hiking in Osage City

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

Top hiking spots in and near Osage City

  • Osage City, Kansas

    Hike Crooked Knee Horse Trail: Orange Loop

    5.4 mi / 288 ft gain
    Crooked Knee Horse Trail: Orange Loop is a 5.4 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Lebo, 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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  • Topeka, Kansas

    Clarion Woods Loop

    0.73 mi / 92 ft gain
    This is one of my favorite places inside Topeka city limits! It is typically not very crowded unless you visit during lunch hours, there tends to be local workers etc. who take their lunch break in the parking lot. There are 2 or 3 picnic tables and a bench as well to relax or have lunch on. Ther...
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  • Baldwin City, Kansas

    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 space that you never thought about going to, unti...
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  • Topeka, Kansas

    Hike at Skyline Park

    3.6 mi / 249 ft gain
    The Skyline Park is a Park in Shawnee County Kansas. At Skyline Park there are five different trails that make up the Azuras Trails.  The trails are as follows: North Summit Trail: 1.5 milesSunrise Loop: 1.3 milesSunset Loop: .9 mileSouth Summit: .6 mileNorthwest Trailhead: .4 miles Click here fo...
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  • Topeka, Kansas

    Hike Lake Shawnee Trail

    6.8 mi / 331 ft gain
    Lake Shawnee Trail is a 6.8 mile loop hike in southeast Topeka, Kansas. This is a paved trail (wheelchair accessible) and a great spot for going for a stroll or heading out on a run. This trail is accessible year round and is family friendly. There is not a lot of shade coverage on the trail, so ...
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  • Topeka, Kansas

    Hike Landon Nature Trail

    4.0
    12.1 mi / 216 ft gain
    This easy trail is great for a number of activities including hiking, biking, running, and horseback riding. It’s partially paved, but does have some rough sections. It’s an enjoyable spot to get active while taking in the natural scenery. It’s the only recreational trail in the US that will link...
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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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  • Topeka, Kansas

    Hike Cedar Crest Yellow And Red Trails

    4.8 mi / 442 ft gain
    Cedar Crest Yellow and Red Trail is a 4.8 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Topeka, Kansas.
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  • Ottawa, Kansas

    Hike Prairie Spirit Rail Trail

    50.9 mi / 941 ft gain
    Prairie Spirit Rail Trail is a 51 mile point-to-point hike that takes you by a river located near Ottawa, 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 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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  • 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 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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  • Topeka, Kansas

    Hike Iliff Commons Hiking Trail

    1.5 mi / 72 ft gain
    Iliff Commons Hiking Trail is a 1.5 mile loop hike that takes you past scenic views located near Topeka, 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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