You’ll Want To Explore This Incredible Kansas Forest Where Time Stands Still

Some of Kansas is empty of any trees, like a barber came down and gave the Earth a close shave, leaving only the grasses behind. However, this amazing Kansas forest sits right next to a gorgeous lake, and makes up one of our favorite state parks. It’s like walking through a storybook scene full of trees and a lake, where nothing matters but the adventure at hand. Do you recognize this place yet?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Cross Timbers State Park is located at 144 KS-105 in Toronto, and here’s a map to help you find them. Happy trails!

If you’re in the mood to adventure through another amazing area of Kansas’s natural attractions, you should definitely check out Arikaree Breaks. They’ve been here since forever, but that doesn’t mean you should wait forever to go see them!