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Flint Hills

Hues of pinks and purples fill the sky in the Kansas Flint Hills. Visitors can drive the Flint Hills Scenic Byway to view the tallgrass prairie.

Dodge City

In the heart of cowboy country, Dodge City's "Welcome" sign of cowboys charms travelers. 

Monument Rocks

Near Oakley, Kansas, the multilayer chalk formations of Monument Rocks rise from what was once the ocean floor.

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

The summer sun puts on a beautiful light show while setting in the Flint Hills Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Chase County, Kansas.

The 'Keeper of the Plains', Wichita

Built in tribute to Native Americans, the Keeper of the Plains statue stands at the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Arkansas rivers in Wichita. 

Quivira National Wildlife Refuge

The sun sets on the wetlands in the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in Stafford, Kansas.

Prairie burn

Flames shoot up on a controlled prairie burn in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Controlled fires renew the prairie and destroy invasive plants.

A trip to Oz

The Tin Man greets guests of the Oz Winery in Wamego, Kansas. Wamego is home to the Oz Museum, which displays one of the largest privately owned collections of Oz memorabilia.

Lindsborg, Kansas

An American flag blows outside a Lindsborg, Kansas, business.

Old Cowtown Museum

Sparks fly as a blacksmith demonstrates his art at Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita, Kansas. 

Kansas bluffs

Limestone bluffs at Kansas' Cedar Bluff Reservoir form a scenic backdrop for water activities.


Open road

A storm clears over the countryside outside Dodge City.

Gypsum Hills

Travelers find dramatic vistas in southern Kansas' Gypsum Hills. 

Golden sunset

Sunset bathes a Kansas wheat field with a golden glow.

Missouri River overlook

Jackson Park overlooks the Missouri River as it winds through Atchison, Kansas.


Flying W Ranch

Cattle graze under a rainbow at Flying W Ranch in Cedar Point, Kansas. 


Stalks of grass are silhouetted against the dusk sky in the Kansas countryside.

On the prairie

Longhorn cattle roam the prairie at Moore Ranch in Bucklin, Kansas.


Wah-Shun-Gah Days

A powwow is held at Council Grove's annual Wah-Shun-Gah Days, a festival honoring the last full-blooded Kaw chief of the Kaw Nation.

Carnival lights

Carnival rides twirl at Wah-Shun-Gah Days, an annual festival held in Council Grove, Kansas.

Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park

Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park just east of Baldwin, Kansas, was the site of the 1856 Battle of Black Jack. The park is being developed to tell the story of the battle as well as to preserve the wildlife habitat.

Fort Leavenworth

Cannons overlook the Missouri River at historic Fort Leavenworth, the oldest active Army post west of the Mississippi.

Botanica, Wichita

Wichita's Botanica gardens, open year-round, feature more than 4,000 species of plants on 17 acres. 

Water garden

Koi swim in a water garden at Botanica in Wichita.


A field of wildflowers sways in the breeze near Manhattan, Kansas.

Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center

You don't need to be an astronaut to explore the universe at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson, Kansas.


See an array of space artifacts including the Apollo 13 module at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson, Kansas.

Sandhill crane

A Sandhill crane flies over Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. 

Water show

Water sprays and bubbles at The Margie Button Memorial Fountain and Garden, part of Botanica, The Wichita Gardens.


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