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Best Trails in Kansas

Shawnee Mission Park

Shawnee, KS

Shawnee Mission Park is a 7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Shawnee, KS that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate offers a number of activity options. Horses are also able to use this trail.

  • Best Hiking

  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

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George Lathan Hiking Trail
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Elk River Hiking Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

Really enjoyed this rocky but scenic hike between the two trail heads on the day of the Flat Rock 101K event. We thought it would be fun to go all the way to the 15 mile endpoint to see what the runners had to endure, so we decided to cut thru on the way back via the county roads in order to get back quicker to the starting point near the dam. We essentially made it a 22 mile loop (approx 1.5 mile backtrack and then 5+ miles via the more direct county roads) - a VERY long 14 mile second day, but glad we did it that way. We camped first night around the 8 miles mark, but another good camp spot was at approx 7 mile mark. Found plenty of good stream water sources throughout, so didn't feel we needed to pack all our water in.

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Cedar Crest Trail; MacLennan Park Trail
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

Excellent trails. We take our kids there frequently.

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South Trail
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6 Completed 0 Reviews

Easy trail. Very enjoyable walk.

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Horse Thief Trail
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

Lots of fun once we found it. Pretty sure it's impossible to walk the trail that is on this map, but had a blast on this trail. By far my favorite trail in KS so far. Can't wait to get back out here again.

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Harvey County West Park
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

It was ok. The beginning was the best, but once you get to the water you are literally hiking through people's campsites. When you are on the trail, it's nice, but once you are in the population it's a little annoying.

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Osage Nature Trail
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

Pretty fun. Took my 10 & 13 yr old sons with me. They weren't thrilled that they had to tag along with me, but by the middle of the hike they were having a good time.

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Konza Prairie Kings Creek Loop Trail
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7 Completed 4 Reviews

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Elk River Hiking Trail
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

Trails are VERY well marked. I don't think there was ever a time where we didn't know exactly which direction we should be heading. Ran into several campers and other hikers along the way, all very friendly. We will definitely return.