Kansas Hiking Trails - Little Basin

Kansas Scenic Byways & Drives

With twelve byways in the state of Kansas, we sure do have some gorgeous open road out there! From the newest byway, Land & Sky Scenic Byway to the super scenic Flint Hills Scenic Byway, there is a multitude of beautiful drives and byways in the state of Kansas. Two of our byways are considered National Scenic Byways. In addition to these beautiful byways, there are a number of other drives in the state worth checking out, such as Skyline Drive and the Gyp Hills Drive!

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Featured Kansas Scenic Drives

Here are a few of my favorite byways in Kansas!

Kansas Drive - Flint Hills Scenic Byway Lower Fox Creek Schoolhouse

Flint Hills Scenic Byway

As a national scenic byway, the Flint Hills Scenic Byway might be the crown jewel of Kansas roads!

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Kansas Drive - Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway

Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway

Red mesas, colorful wildflowers and abundant wildlife abound on the Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway.

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Kansas Drive - Western Vistas Historic Byway

Western Vistas Historic Byway

From natural beauty such as Monument Rocks and Lake Scott to the historical locations such as Battle Canyon and El Quartelejo, the Western Vistas Historic Byway has it all!

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Kansas List of Scenic Drives

Kansas has twelve wonderful byways to explore, two of which are National Scenic Byways. I've also begun adding non-byway scenic drives that are just beautiful to this list! Sometimes it's better to get off the paved road and out on the country roads to really explore the beauty that Kansas has to offer! The listing of Kansas scenic drives below should help you get started: