Flint Hills Nature Trail (Rail Trail)
Length: 117 mi (188.3 km)
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +473/439 ft
Total: 7 riders
Mountain Biking Flint Hills Nature Trail (Rail Trail)
⚠ Heads up: Trail access may be temporarily restricted due to COVID-19.
#13 of 89 mountain bike trails in Kansas
#8548 in the world
This is a Rail Trail with manny different terrain changes. You will ride on dirt, grass, packed chat limestone, loose chat, and loose dark railroad rock. Travel through tell rock passes. Cross wide open prairies. Span manny different types of bridges. Pass through some quiet small towns and cities. There is a few land marks to see along the way also. The scenery is breath taking and makes you wonder what things were like on a train back in the day. There are no big hills so plan on staying on the peddles and cranking out one great ride.
Before you go
- No Drinking water
- No E-bikes permitted
- No Fat biking allowed in winter
- No Fee required
- No Lift service
- No Night riding allowed
- No Pump track
- No Restrooms
At the intersection of Hwy 56 (main st.) and Hwy 177 in Council Grove go East to south 6th St. and turn south (right). Go a few blocks south to Walnut St. and turn East (left). About 150 feet on the left you will see the trailhead sign and a big dirt lot. Park anywhere!
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