Kansas River Trail

Managed By

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

Trail Overview

The Kansas River offers outstanding scenic, recreational, historic and cultural opportunities, appropriate for novice boaters and families. The River also provides areas for picnicking, wildlife viewing, fishing, and relaxing.

Trail Length:

173 Miles

Trail Location

The Kansas River Trail begins at Junction City, Kansas and flows to Kansas City at the confluence with the Missouri River.

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Trail Mission Statement

Kansas residents and visitors will enjoy the Kansas River for fun, wellness, and recreation. Communities and businesses along the river will experience increased economic benefits improving the quality of life for all Kansas residents.

Uses and Activities

Water Trail & Surrounding Surfaces

More Information

Visit the Kansas River Trail website.

Best Management Practices

This information was last updated on 2/26/2014 at 11:10 AM