Kansas Trails

Kanopolis State Park

Kanopolis State Park is in Kansas' Smoky Hills Region.

Kansas, located in the Midwest region of the U.S., gains elevation from east to west. The land rises slowly from around 600 feet above sea level in the southeast to above 4,000 feet near the Colorado border, where the state is characterized by high plains.

The editors at Backpacker have created an extensive collection of popular trails and trips for hiking and backpacking Kansas.