Flint Hills Scenic Byway
Length: 48.0 mi / 77.2 km
Time to Allow: Take one hour to drive or a day and a half to enjoy the entire byway.
Gateway to the tallgrass prairie, the Flint Hills Scenic Byway offers travelers an unchanged view of the grasslands of the Great Plains. Explore historic sites, quaint towns, and scenic vistas as you discover where the West truly begins.
Located in the heart of the Flint Hills Scenic Byway, the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve offers you a chance to unwind among an amazing combination of unspoiled prairie and rare wildflowers.
Drive the Flint Hills Scenic Byway and see the vast grassland empire that remains unspoiled by modern civilization. Walk the fields of wildflowers and waving grasses and scan the undulating prairie hills to distant purple horizons. Follow the trails of forgotten tribes and wagon trains rolling westward.
to Enjoy the Ride...
1-Day Trip: Journey over the Grassland Sea
The Journey provides you with an opportunity to experience what early pioneer travelers experienced as they wended their way on the Santa Fe Trail....