St. Jacob's Well

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St. Jacob's Well

Near Ashland, KS

GPS: 37.2403 x -99.9818

St. Jacob's Well is located inside of Little Basin on the Big Basin Prairie Preserve. On the north rim of Little Basin lies a path down to St. Jacob's Well, which is a pool of water roughly 85 feet in diameter, with a depth of almost 60 feet. There are all sorts of legends surrounding it, such as the well being bottomless. It has also never been known to dry up.

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Golden Glow
Little Basin Spring Sunrise
Gypsum Hills Sunrise
Foggy Little Basin
Little Basin and St. Jacob's Well

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