Archive for the 'Trails' Category (Page 9)


  • Kansas Trail News: September 24, 2012

    Kansas Trail News: September 24, 2012

    State National Recreational Trails Program To Receive $2 Million; Walnut Valley Metric Bike Ride; Ecotourism Steering Committee Created; Douglas County Supports Agritourism; Flint Hills Trail Run Raises $800; City Of Bushong To Lease Trail Segment; Hiking In The Chippewa Hills

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  • Kansas Trail News: August 16, 2012

    Kansas Trail News: August 16, 2012

    Old Smoky Hill Trail; Built Enviroment and Outdoor Summit; Galva To Pave Trail Segment; Kansas Byways Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan; New Federal Transportation Alternatives Program; Three Bridges Trail Receives Grant; Hiawatha Bike and Walking Trail Funded

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  • Kansas To Spend $2 Million in Federal Funding for Recreational Trails

    Kansas To Spend $2 Million in Federal Funding for Recreational Trails

    After opting out of the federal Recreational Trails Program, which would have provided $1.3 million in dedicated funding for trails in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Transportation announced that Kansas will instead devote $2 million to trails in the state.

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  • Kansas Opts Out Of Recreational Trail Funding

    Kansas Opts Out Of Recreational Trail Funding

    Kansas is one of only two states in the nation to refuse funding for trails. 'What's the Matter With Kansas?', indeed...

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  • Camping Along The Prairie Spirit Trail

    Camping Along The Prairie Spirit Trail

    Although camping is not permitted on the Prairie Spirit Trail itself, there are a number of camping options near various points along the 51-mile rail-trail corridor.

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  • Riding The Gunn Park Trails

    Some photos and impressions from a test ride at the new Gunn Park Trails in Fort Scott, Kansas. Sweet!

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  • Kansas Trail News: July 11, 2012

    Kansas Trail News: July 11, 2012

    Symphony In The Flint Hills Informational Campaign A Success; Iola Prairie Spirit Trail Section Completed; Kansas River To Be Dedicated As National Recreation Water Trail; Sunflower Santa Fe Trail Segment Dedicated; Best Hiking Trails In Kansas; more.

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  • Future Farmers Help Build Marysville Rail-Trail

    Future Farmers Help Build Marysville Rail-Trail

    In Marysville, Kansas, members of the local FFA (Future Farmers of America) are helping to build the Blue River Rail Trail, despite opposition from local and statewide farm organizations. Is this perhaps a hopeful sign, an indication that the next generation of rural residents are embracing all that trails have to offer?

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  • Scott City Hike/Bike Trail In The Works

    Scott City Hike/Bike Trail In The Works

    Scott City, Kansas is planning to develop a new community-funded walking and biking trail that will be a mixture of new paved pathways, sidewalks, rail-to-trail, and on-street painted paths.

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  • Kansas Trail News: May 25, 2012

    Kansas Trail News: May 25, 2012

    Central Kansas Conservancy Receives Sunflower Grant; Pomona Section Of Flint Hills Trail Opens; Sunflower Rail-Trails Meeting On National Trails Day in Iola, Pomona Trails May Connect With Flint Hills And Landon Nature Trails; Screenings Down From Council Grove To Turnpike

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