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Topeka: Fancy Creek Loop

Not even Dorothy would recognize the Flint Hills, where the prairie breaks from its flat-as-a-pancake routine on this 4.6-miler to photogenic outcrops.

Rating

Mapped by Jonathan Conard

To Trailhead

I-70 W to KS 177 N to US 24 W to US 77 N. In Randolph, turn R onto KS 16. In .9 mi., turn L onto 8800 W into park. After .3 mi., turn R into gravel hikers’ parking lot.

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