There is no denying that Kansas is home to some of the most beautiful state parks in the country. In fact, no matter your whereabouts in the state, you are guaranteed to be close to clear lakes, ample hiking and wildlife sightings galore. However, if you get the chance, you must visit the crème de la crème of Kansas parks: Scott State Park.
Located just north of Scott City, Scott State Park is home to several distinct Kansas landscapes, including a prairie setting, deep canyons, clear natural springs and so much more. But what sets it apart from the other state parks can be summed up with just one word; history.