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Topeka, Kansas

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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

    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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  • 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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  • Lawrence, Kansas

    Hike the KU Field Station Trails

    3.6
    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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  • 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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  • Shawnee, Kansas

    Hike the Violet and Red Loops at Shawnee Mission Park

    5.0
    7 mi / 50 ft gain
    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 that rents outs kayaks, paddle boards, canoes, and...
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  • Weston, Missouri

    Hike West Ridge Trail in Weston Bend State Park

    5.0
    2.5 mi / 150 ft gain
    A short day trip from Kansas City, Weston Bend State Park offers a nice getaway for those seeking the outdoors.How to get there: Weston Bend State Park is approximately 35 miles northwest of Kansas City. From Kansas City take I-29 N to exit 20 for Weston. Turn left on MO-371 N. Continue onto MO-...
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