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Shawnee Mission Park

Shawnee, KS

There are three bike/hike trails here. Violet loop is an advanced trail that is pretty rocky. Orange loop which is an intermediate trail. The violet trail is a lil too rocky for my liking. Although, the orange trail is a blast! You pick up some serious speeds at times.I ride it at-least once a week.

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george latham hiking trail
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What a hidden gem. It was quiet, only two cars in the lot and someone tent camping near the entrance. The walk started out with a large flock of Robins hopping about from tree to tree. I had no idea they cameto Kansas this early in the season. Lots of other birds, great landscape, a very clean trail and primitive campsite's where people have gathered stones and built some best wind breaks with them. It was nice to be able to walk down to the lake and if you wanted to follow along the shore you could. I'll be back!

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wyandotte County Lake
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4 Completed 5 Reviews

walked the trail starting at the archery range today. We walked about two miles to the dam and then back. This was a really nice part of the trail and is strictly for hikers. lots of elevation and great scenery. will do this one again!

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Shawnee Mission Park
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

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wyandotte County Lake
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4 Completed 5 Reviews

We walked the bridal trail as that is the trail we found. It was a nice trail for the first couple of miles. We then passed a group of about a dozen horses who had really chopped up the muddy parts of the next mile. This made it very difficult. I hope there are other trails to walk as this is a beautiful place but don't want to hike a horse torn trail.

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Overland Park Arboretum
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

Great trail well kept. Kids have lots of fun exploring the back trails.

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wyandotte County Lake
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

Very pretty trail running 10 mile loop

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wyandotte County Lake
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

Very pretty and challenging trail great 10 mile loop lots of elevation

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Kill Creek park trail
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4 Completed 5 Reviews

This is a really nice wooded trail. The winding trail through the woods and along the hillsides is easy to access and a beautiful hike. I highly recommend this as a close hike from the city.

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Frontier Military Historic Scenic drive
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

The Frontier Military Scenic Byway is a 168-mile ribbon of history across the Kansas landscape within Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area. Originally built to move soldiers and supplies, this North American Indian Frontier Military Road watched history unfold.

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george latham hiking trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

I had a nice brisk walk at around 30 degrees. The trail was nice, and as mentioned quiet. There is potable water at the head of the trail, and very accessible camp sites.

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