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The Best Hiking in Topeka

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

Top hiking spots in and near Topeka

  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Ozawkie, Kansas

    Hike Perry State Park Loop Trail

    4.3 mi / 380 ft gain
    Perry State Park Loop Trail is a 4.3 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Ozawkie, 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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  • 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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  • Ozawkie, Kansas

    Hike Old Military Fishing

    3 mi / 380 ft gain
    Old Military Fishing is a 3 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Ozawkie, 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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  • 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 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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