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Elk City State Park Biking and Hiking Trails

Highway 160 South
Independence, KS 67301

Located in the Cross Timbers region consisting mainly of ancient post and blackjack oaks, Elk City State Park boasts some of the best hiking trails in southeast Kansas. Currently, the state park operates Four foot trails totaling 8 miles and one mountain bike trail which is approximately 4 miles in length. Two other trails, the Elk River hiking trail and the Timber Ridge hiking trail are also located at Elk City Lake but are not located on state park property. The Park Day Use area has a soft surface ¾ mile exercise trail.
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