For a memorable day in nature, head to the Horse Thief Trail in Kanopolis State Park in Kansas. As a scenic hike that’s just under two miles, you’ll have the opportunity to check out a cave, wander along a river, walk through prairies, birdwatch, see wildflowers, and so much more. The trail is also conducive for going running or taking a nature walk.

The Horse Thief Trail is upon throughout the year. And since the hike is rated easy, it’s a great destination to spend the day with your family. Your leashed dog can join in on the fun too.


Since there’s no shade along the trail, remember to bring a hat and wear sunblock. Be prepared with good hiking shoes and water too.

To get started on planning your hike along Horse Thief Trail in Kansas, visit AllTrails. If you’d like to explore more trails in Kansas after checking out this one, take a look at this article: 11 Of The Greatest Hiking Trails On Earth Are Right Here In Kansas City.

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