Tag Archive: 'Lawrence'


  • Kansas Trail News: November 2016

    Kansas Trail News: November 2016

    Trail news from the Sunflower State: Flint Hills Nature Trail, Redbud Trail, Meadowlark Trail, Short Grass Prairie Trail, and more.

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  • Kansas Trail News: September 9, 2016

    Kansas Trail News: September 9, 2016

    Trail news from the Sunflower State: Flint Hills Nature Trail, Western Sky Trail, Great Osage Trail, and more.

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  • Our group formed a pace line heading east out of Leroy. A pace line is seldom used when bike touring, but it can be a handy technique to handle a stiff headwind.

    A Little Eastern Kansas Bike Tour

    Myself and some friends rode a short bike tour this week: Iola-Osawatomie-Lawrence-Topeka-Melvern-Iola. About 290 miles, a mixture of paved roads, gravel roads, and trails (bits of the Prairie Spirit Trail, the Flint Hills Nature Trail, the Shunga Trail, and the Landon Nature Trail). There were a few hills, some wind, heat, …

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  • Kansas Trail News: October 18, 2015

    Kansas Trail News: October 18, 2015

    Connecting the Flint Hills Nature Trail to the Katy Trail, Sunflower and Kanza Annual Meetings, Lawrence trails, and more trail news from the Sunflower State.

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  • Kansas Trail News: June 1, 2015

    Kansas Trail News: June 1, 2015

    News about the Andover-Augusta Rail-Trail Initiative, Naismith Trail, Haskell Rail-Trail, Western Sky Trail, Flint Hills Nature Trail and more trail news from the Sunflower State.

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  • Sunflower Foundation Announces August 2014 Trail Grants

    Sunflower Foundation Announces August 2014 Trail Grants

    The Sunflower Foundation has announced their latest grants for community trail development, part of their commitment to making Kansas one of the best trail states in the country.

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  • Sunflower Cycling News: 2014-02-12

    Sunflower Cycling News: 2014-02-12

    Pittsburg bike racks; Trails in Lawrence, Manhattan, McPherson, and Pittsburg; Snowstorm biking in Wichita, MTB race in Fort Scott; and MUCH more bicycling news from Kansas and the region!

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  • Sunflower Cycling News: 2014-01-30

    Sunflower Cycling News: 2014-01-30

    Topeka Bikeway Signs, Redbud Trail Bridge, Douglas County Bicycle Advisory Committee opportunity, and more bike/ped news from the heartland!

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  • Flint Hills Nature Trail

    Opportunity Lost: The O-Keet-Sha Trail

    In the late 1970s, Kansas rail-trail pioneers envisioned a route between Leavenworth and Lawrence, on an abandoned Union Pacific Railroad line. Sadly, it was not meant to be, but it laid the groundwork for today's growing rail-trail network.

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  • Kansas Trail News: January 7, 2014

    Kansas Trail News: January 7, 2014

    Bear Bridge Proposed To Extend Haskell Rail-Trail; Kanza Annual Meeting; Pedestrian Bridge Over Kaw Proposed; Rail-Trail Organizations Receive Sunflower Grants; and more trail news from Kansas.

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