Savor the unspoiled landscapes of Kansas, from the nation’s largest remaining stand of tallgrass prairie to scenic byways and sparkling lakes and rivers.There’s plenty of wildlife to enjoy as well, from the iconic bison that still roam to exotic species in zoos and wild animal parks. Kansas’ natural wonders will amaze you!
Discover where the buffalo still roam and where the deer and the antelope still play. From the tallgrass prairie to the high plains, or the wetland marshes and eastern wood hills, Kansas offers endless opportunities to view a variety of wildlife in their natural home.
Kansas is by far the most beautiful state in the country. They have it all: cascading waterfalls, rock formations, rolling hills…What more could you possibly want? To show you more of what Kansas has to offer, check out their 13 incredible natural wonders.
The Midwestern state of Kansas is most famously known as the backdrop for the American film classic The Wizard of Oz, but the Sunflower State has so much more to explore than what most people know from the movie. As the 15th largest state by size, Kansas is rooted in agriculture, as evidenced by the look of it.
Make a Difference in Kansas. The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. For more than 30 years, they’ve worked in Kansas to do just that. They’ve permanently protected 141,021 across the state, including five preserves that are open to the public.
Twenty-eight state parks invite you to explore Kansas outdoors. Whatever your interest — hiking, camping, wildlife watching, fishing, bike riding, horseback riding, hunting, or just plain relaxing, a Kansas state park has what you’re looking for. Most offer utility and primitive camping and access to lakes, trails and wildlife areas.
The wait is finally over! Go back in time at the largest Niobrara Chalk formation in Kansas. This mile-long stretch of 100-foot-tall spires and cliffs opened to the public as Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park in October 2019.
Kansas State University (KSU), commonly shortened to Kansas State or K-State, is a public research university with its main campus in Manhattan, Kansas.It was opened as the state’s land-grant college in 1863 and was the first public institution of higher learning in the state of Kansas. It had a record high enrollment of 27,616 students for the Fall 2019 semester.
Kansas, also known as “The Sunflower State” and “The Wheat State”, offers some of the most beautiful and spectacular sights and places to visit! Just browse through these awesome pictures and be amazed by it’s beauty. Did you know the state has the longest railroad bridge, called the Rock Island Bridge. The Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark is one of the oldest in the nation.