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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Park

Rank: 338 4 Activites Email: tapr_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 2.08 miles

Where's the tall grass? Tallgrass prairie once covered 170 million acres of North America. Within a generation the vast majority was developed and plowed under. Today less than 4% remains, mostly here in the Kansas Flint Hills. The preserve protects a nationally significant remnant of the once vast tallgrass prairie and its cultural resources. Here the tallgrass prairie takes its last stand.

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Council Grove Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (620)-767-5195 Distance: 18.92 miles

The lake was named for the nearby town of Council Grove, the birthplace of the Santa Fe Trail and a National Historic District. The lake is in the heart of the Flint Hills, one of the last vestiges of Tallgrass Prairie, and is located 20 miles north of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve and 30 miles south of the Konza Prairie Preserve.

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Marion Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (620)-382-2101 Distance: 27.07 miles

If you enjoy camping, boating, fishing, hunting, or wildlife watching - we have the place for you. Completed in 1968, Marion Reservoir encompasses 6,200 acres of water surrounded by another 6,000 acres of public lands. The lake is located just north of U.S. Highway 56 between the communities of Marion and Hillsboro, Kansas. Camping and picnicking opportunities are numerous with 171 campsites loca...

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Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (620)-392-5553 Email: flinthills@fws.gov Distance: 37.48 miles

Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) lies in the broad, flat Neosho River Valley, a native tallgrass prairie region with natural scenic beauty. The Refuge was established in 1966 as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers John Redmond Reservoir flood control project. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages 18,463 acres upstream of the reservoir, most of which is in the floodplain...

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El Dorado Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (316)-321-9974 Distance: 41.15 miles

An overlook provides unobstructed view of this 8,000-acre lake impounding the Walnut River in Butler County.

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John Redmond Reservoir National Park

11 Activites Phone: (620)-364-8613 Distance: 46.61 miles

Sightseers will enjoy the Flint Hills Wildlife Refuge. Enjoy wandering old Indian grounds.

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Melvern Lake National Park

15 Activites Phone: (785)-549-3318 Distance: 48.23 miles

Melvern Lake is situated on the eastern edge of Kansas' Flinthills Region. It draws outdoor enthusiasts from a wide range of disciplines. Melvern Lake covers approximately 7,000 acres of water and 18,000 acres of land open for public use. The lake contains five parks with amenities ranging from basic campsites to full hook-ups with 50-amp service.

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Milford Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-238-5714 Distance: 49.22 miles

The Milford Education Center and Fish Hatchery are located below the dam. From Topeka, 65 mi W on I-70, 5 mi N on US77, 2 mi W on K-57 hwy.

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Pomona Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (785)-453-2201 Distance: 58.07 miles

Located near the Santa Fe Trail, this 4,000-acre lake features scenic beauty as well as an abundance of wildlife. From Topeka, 24 miles South on US 75, 7 miles East on KS 268.

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Tuttle Creek Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-539-8511 Distance: 58.31 miles

Situated in the scenic Flint Hills, Tuttle Creek Lake provides 12,500 surface acres of water and 100 miles of shoreline, making it the second largest lake in Kansas. Many sites around the lake have been developed to enhance your enjoyment of fishing, boating, camping, picnicking, and outdoor sports. Eleven parks (six managed by the Corps of Engineers, four by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and ...

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Toronto Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (620)-658-4445 Distance: 58.61 miles

Kansas' only granite outcrop is located here, at the scene of a short-lived gold rush in 1887.

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Fall River Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (620)-658-4445 Distance: 59.94 miles

Flowers, birds and game enhance this project in rolling prairie country. The 10,900-acre Fall River Game Management Area is located here.

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Brown V. Board Of Education National Historic Site

Rank: 324 3 Activites Phone: (785)-354-4273 Email: BRVB_Interp_Ranger@nps.gov Distance: 65.38 miles

The story of Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools, is one of hope and courage. When the people agreed to be plaintiffs in the case, they never knew they would change history. The people who make up this story were ordinary people. They were teachers, secretaries, welders, ministers and students who simply wanted to be treated equally.

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Kanopolis Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-546-2294 Distance: 76.16 miles

The nearby Fort Harker Museum at Kanopolis and the Rogers Art Gallery and Museum at Ellsworth portray the settlement of the American West. Kanopolis is also the home of Kansas' first State park. Early Indian rock carvings on Inscription Rock in Horse Thief Canyon offer an interesting glimpse into the past.

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Clinton Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-843-7665 Distance: 76.43 miles

Located close to beautiful and historic Lawrence and the University of Kansas, the lake offers camping, boating, fishing, hunting, over 50 miles of hiking, equestrian and mountain bike trails, 18-hole golf course, model airplane airport and the Clinton Lake Historical Society Museum.

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Elk City Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (620)-336-2741 Distance: 78.89 miles

A precipitous rock bluff marks the north margin of the river for several miles above the dam site. The State of Kansas uses 11,680 acres of project lands for wildlife management and public hunting.

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Perry Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-597-5144 Distance: 79.06 miles

Located conveniently near the cities of Topeka, Lawrence, and Kansas City, Perry Lake boasts a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The lake is proud to host the 30-mile Perry Lake National Recreational Hiking Trail, renowned for its rugged terrain. Hikers will enjoy the scenic beauty of the 30-mile National Recreation Trail which follows the eastern shoreline. From Topeka 17 mi NE on US 24...

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Cheney Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (316)-542-3664 Email: cheneysp@wp.state.ks.us Distance: 81.52 miles

Cheney Dam and Reservoir, features of the Wichita Project, are on the North Fork of the Ninnescah River about 6 miles north of Cheney and 24 miles west of Wichita, Kansas. The site is at the common intersection of the boundaries of Kingman, Reno, and Sedgwick counties with portions of the dam lying in all three. Nearest main highway, U.S. 54. Nearest major city, Wichita. The lake has approximate...

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Hillsdale Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (913)-783-4366 Distance: 92.76 miles

Managed by the Kansas State Park System, Hillsdale offers camping, fishing, boating, hunting, hiking, equestrian trails, and relaxation within 40 minutes of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.

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Big Hill Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (620)-336-2741 Distance: 99.84 miles

Welcome to Kansas' "Little Ozarks"! Located 5 miles east of Cherryvale, Kansas. Five beautiful park areas are offered by the Corps of Engineers for camping, picnicking, and other outdoor activities. Facilities available at these areas include designated campsites both with and without electricity, group picnic and camping areas, potable water, sanitary facilities, boat launching ramps, a playgro...

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Quivira National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (620)-486-2393 Email: quivira@fws.gov Distance: 105.23 miles

Quivira National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1955 to provide wintering and migration stopover habitat for migratory birds along the Central Flyway of North America. The name "Quivira" comes from a Native American tribe that lived in the area when the explorer, Coronado, visited in 1541. It is believed to mean "raccoon eyes" in reference to tattoos that resembled a raccoon's mask aroun...

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Hulah Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (918)-532-4334 Distance: 106.31 miles

Oil discoveries here made the Osage Indian tribe the wealthiest in America. Woolaroc Museum is nearby.

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Marais Des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (913)-352-8956 Email: maraisdescygnes@fws.gov Distance: 108.00 miles

Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located 39 miles south of the Kansas City metropolitan area. The 7,500-acre Refuge was established in 1992 to protect one of the most northwestern areas of bottomland hardwood forest in the United States as well as the largest contiguous tract of bottomland hardwood forest in Kansas. The Refuge is named after the Marais des Cygnes River whic...

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Fort Scott National Historic Site

Rank: 310 3 Activites Phone: (620)-223-0310 Email: fosc_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 109.63 miles

Promises made and broken! A town attacked at dawn! Thousands made homeless by war! Soldiers fighting settlers! Each of these stories is a link in the chain of events that encircled Fort Scott from 1842-1873. All of the site's structures, its parade ground, and its tallgrass prairie bear witness to this era when the country was forged from a young republic into a united transcontinental nation.

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Wilson Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (785)-658-2551 Distance: 109.84 miles

One of the prettiest lakes in the State, Wilson features clear blue water and excellent striper fishing.

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