Buffalo Track Canyon Trail

photo: The Buffalo Track Canyon Trail in central Kansas at the north end of Kanopolis State Park; photo by Wendy L. Bowles Type: Nature Trail
Length: 1.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: rural
States: Kansas
Counties: Ellsworth
Latitude: 38.67191   Longitude: -97.99959

Located in Kanopolis State Park the area is 33 miles southwest of Salina and 25 miles southeast of Ellsworth via Highway K-140 just off K 141.

Description

Observe native plants (yucca), wildlife, Indian history and geology of the canyons on this trail which follows Bison Creek. The Dakota sandstone is weathered into natural sculptures, and there are several caves in the area.

Additional Details

Width: 48 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1981

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Kansas State Parks

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Wendy Bowles
Conservation Worker
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
Kanopolis State Park
200 Horsethief Rd.
Marquette , KS 67464
(785) 54- 2565

 

Photos

 Photo by Wendy L. Bowles.

Photo by Wendy L. Bowles.

 Photo by Wendy L. Bowles.

Photo by Wendy L. Bowles.

 

 Photo by Wendy L. Bowles.

Photo by Wendy L. Bowles.

 Photo by Wendy L. Bowles.

Photo by Wendy L. Bowles.

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