Kansas

As Big as You Think

Segment 1: Missouri Line to Lawrence

Trail Notes

Updated: 17 Feb, 2019
    • L10070 - Should be only Cross to S side of Indian Creek on Nall Ave. Then Continue West (Turn R on Indian Creek Trail - Information about I-435 and Indian Creek Parkway and Roe Ave are incorrect.
    • N19195 - Should be turn RIGHT
    • N10240 - Remove "Continue S on KS 10" Should be simply "Continue S"
    • N10260 - Change to "Turn R on E 2300 and cross under KS 10"
    • N10340 - Should be turn sharply L
    • N10400 - Update Waypoint to indicate Turn R off Lawrence Levee Trail and quickly L onto path to Massachusetts Street Walkway to cross river - 38.9768, -95.2348

Segment 2: Lawrence to Herington

Trail Notes

Updated: 28 Feb, 2019
    • N20010 - Update Waypoint to indicate Turn R off Lawrence Levee Trail and quickly L onto a path to Massachusetts Street Walkway to cross the river - 38.9768, -95.2348
    • N20050 - The trail is now called Burroughs Creek Trail. Hasker Rail Trail has been deprecated.
    • N20060 - Change to read East 29th Street (not 20th). In 2020 the Burroughs Creek Trail is expected to be extended to the Bike trail noted in N20065
    • N20065 - Change 29th St (not 20th)
    • N20084 - Change road number to E 1296
    • N20100 - Add Turn R on Flint Hills Nature Trail Connector paralleling 1st Street.

Add Waypoints for missing Detour

        • N20101 - Turn R and leave trail on Louisiana Terrace 1.67 m
        • N20102 - Turn L on Osborne Terrace 0.61
        • N20103 - Turn L on Iowa Terrace 2.0
        • N20104 - Turn L on Iowa Rd 0.69
        • N20105 - Turn R on Flint Hills Nature Trail 0.08

Add Waypoints for missing Detour in Osage City

        • N20171 - Turn L off trail and onto North 9th St
        • N20172 - Take 2 Quick Right Turns to head West on Lakin St 0.14
        • N20173 - After railroad crossing, Turn R on N 6th St 0.3
        • N20174 - Turn L onto Flint Hills Nature Trail
    • N20215 - Changes to: End of Flint Hills Nature Trail, Left on Oak St.

Add Waypoint

        • N20216 - Turn R on 3rd St 0.20

Segment 3: Herington to McPherson

Trail Notes

Updated: 17 Feb, 2019
    • N30050 - Change CR484 to 500 Ave
    • N30080 - Change all to read: Turn L on 370 St, Cross Railroad Tracks then turn R on Remington Rd
    • N30085 - Turn R on 360th Street 1.0
    • N30130 - Change to Turn Left on Hwy 15 South/Santa Fe Avenue (This agrees with the signage at the intersection)
    • N30150 - Recommend this be removed as it can be confusing. There are no turns here. The hiker/biker simply stays straight - and increasing the distance mileage
    • N30230 - Change to Turn R on Pawnee Rd (signage)

Segment 4: McPherson to Great Bend

Trail Notes

Updated: 17 Feb, 2019
    • N40020 - Add 11th Avenue to CR 1065
    • N40040 - Add 8th Avenue to CR 446
    • N40060 - Add Plum Ave to CR443
    • N40071 - After 17th Rd, Ave M becomes E Main St 14.07 33.06 38.3477,-98.1834
    • N40072 - Bear L at US 56 to continue on E Main St and into Lyons .44 33.50 38.3477,-98.1915
    • N40080 - Change Dist to .55 - everything else is correct
    • N40110 - Replace Hirsch Ave becomes NE 110th Ave. with SE 110 Ave. Signage
    • N40130 - Change to Bear R on Cheyenne Bottoms Rd. 80th Street is further up the road
    • N40175 - Turn R on US 281 ByPass/24th St
    • N40180 - Change to Turn LEFT on Main St/US 281

Segment 5: Great Bend to Kinsley

Trail Notes

Updated: 17 Feb, 2019
    • N50080 - Distance is 1 mile, not 2
    • N50090 - Distance is 2 miles, not 1
    • N50130 - Change 112 Ave to SW 130 Ave
    • N50140 - County Road also know an SW 70 Rd
    • N50145 - When road becomes gravel, County Rd becomes T Rd Continue straight.
    • N50150 - Correct to read JCT T Rd and Both Ave/80th Ave, Turn L Both Ave/80th Ave
    • N50170 - Turn at next road (90th Ave)
    • N50190 - County Road also
    • N50240 - Use 180th Ave instead of CR1900E due to signage
    • N50250 - Make it JCT 180th Avenue and US 56, Bear R on US 56
    • N50270 - Turn R at Next Road (River Road)

Add Waypoints for more specific directions

        • N50271 - Bear R to stay on River Rd .55 46.47 38.0614, -99.2407
        • N50272 - Turn R to stay on River Rd 2.05 48.52 38.0365, -99.2590
        • N50273 - At CR 12 (A Road), Stay Straight as road becomes 160th Ave 3.71 52.23 38.0004, -99.2957
    • N50310 - Turn R on K Road
    • N50320 - Change to Cross railroad tracks 3.04 60.30 37.9351, -99.3657
    • N50330 - Change mileage to 0.63 60.95

Segment 6: Kinsley to Dodge City

Some hikers have opted on a more direct route between Kinsley and Dodge City taking US 56.

"The walk itself wasn’t interesting–too much Highway 56 and a massive concentration of turbines." - Dave Whitson '19

Trail Notes

Updated: 17 Feb, 2019
    • N60020 - Make it Turn R CR 15/N Road
    • N60030 - Make it Turn L CR 15/80th Avenue
    • N60040 - Make it Turn R CR 15/P Road
    • N60050 - Make it Turn L CR 15/70th Avenue
    • N60060 - Make it Turn L 60th Avenue
    • N60070 - Make it "...and becomes S Road" - (CR 9 doesn't join for another mile)
    • N60075 - CR 9 joins S Road from the right - 1.0 11.37 37.8256, -99.4980
    • N60080 - Make it Turn L 40th Avenue
    • N60090 - Change to - Turn Right on T Road (Horseshoe Road begins 2 miles further down the road in Ford County)
    • N60100 - Turn Left on 20th Avenue
    • N60110 - Turn Right on W Road (Kettle Road is in Ford County, in Edwards County it is W Road)

Add Waypoint

        • N60245 - Turn Right and cross over railroad tracks to continue on Lariat Way 2.0 - 40.72 37.6640, -99.7971
    • N60250 - Change distance to 5.94 and Change description to read only WILROADS Cross railroad tracks. Distance because of the addition of Waypoint N60245 - Description because this is not a Jog because you cannot see the continuation of Lariat Way from the intersection.
    • N60255 - Turn R on 117 Road .67 47.33 37.7023, -99.9064
    • N60256 - Turn L on Lariat Way .29 47.66 37.7066, -99.9063
    • N60257 - Cross US 56/US 400 4.29 51.95 37.7293, -99.9792
    • N60258 - JCT 112 Rd continue straight. Lariat Way becomes Wilroads Garden Rd 1.07 53.02 37.7362, -99.9966
    • N60259 - Quick Jog - Turn Right on Minnola Rd, cross railroad tracks, Turn Left on Sycamore St 1.07 54.09 37.7417, -100.0148

Segment 7: Dodge City to Garden City

Trail Notes

Updated: 17 Feb, 2019
    • N70020 - Should be Beeson becomes Marshall Road
    • N70030 - Should be Jct Marshall and 102 Road, Turn Right on 102 Road
    • N70060 - Should be Jct KS 23 and Egbert St Turn L and follow dirt road adjacent to railroad tracks.
    • N70070 - Correct name of the town: Ingalls
    • N70080 - Correct road name "Continue W on L Road"

Add Waypoints

          • N70081 - Bear Right on County Rd 5 1.47 37.37 37.8406,-100.5194
          • N70082 - At sharp turn to right, road becomes K Road .47 37.84 37.8498, -100.5921

Segment 8: Garden City to Colorado Line

Trail Notes

Updated: 17 July, 2019
    • N80040 - Should be Turn R on Railroad Avenue, becomes Holcombe River Road in 2 miles.
    • N80060 - Correct name to Jones Avenue
    • N80070 - Remove "Old US 50 Becomes Big Lowe Rd"
    • N80075 - Turn Right on North Big Lowe Rd .90 - 8.03 / 38.0003, -100.9953

Add Waypoint

    • N80130 - Update GPS coordinates to - 37.9676, -101.2039

Add Waypoint

          • N80215 - Turn Right to stay on River Rd 1.92 - 47.66 / 37.9287, -101.5772
    • N80220 - Jog: Turn Left on US 270 and then Right in .13 mi to continue on River Road. Remove Braddock Ames B&B

Coolidge By-Pass

If you are not intending to go to Coolidge, the following by-pass saves 1.5 miles.
          • N80225 - As River Rd bends to the north toward Coolidge, stay straight (west) on track paralleling power line. 38.0154, -101.9997
          • N80230 - Skip
          • N80235 - Change to read "Cross CR B and stay Straight on Rd CC 8/10