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The 2013 edition of Kansas Outdoors, published by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), features an article highlighting the Flint Hills Nature Trail.

In “Hit the Hills”, Kimberly Winter Stern writes:

Destined for the front of a “wish-you-were-here” postcard, the Flint Hills Nature Trail is the country’s seventh-longest Rails-to-Trails path, stretching across seven Kansas counties and dozens of communities from Osawatomie to Herington. It’s a must-traverse destination for families and individuals who love the outdoors but also have an appreciation for the land’s quiet, subtle magic.

Imagine the Flint Hills Nature Trail as a patchwork quilt that stitches together diverse scenery, including sweeping vistas of unbroken countryside, indigenous fauna and flora, lush farmland, rushing creeks and burbling streams and canopies of ancient oak, sycamore, and hickory trees.

You can read the issue online, or in PDF format, or embedded below:

Kansas Outdoors is the official guide to the outdoor life in Kansas.

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