Olathe, Kansas (KS) Trails & Maps

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  • 133rd Street Path

    State: KS
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The four disconnected sections of the 133rd Street Path run though the communities of Olathe, Overland Park and Leawood outside Kansas City. The trail parallels sections of 133rd and 132nd Streets, connecting nearby homes to commercial centers, ...
  • 143rd Street Path

    State: KS
    Length: 4.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The 143rd Street Path is a sidepath along W. 143rd Street in Overland Park. The trail offers access to the surrounding residential communities as well as nearby schools, religious faclities and recreational opportunities. The trail also connects ...
  • 151st Street Path

    State: KS
    Length: 7.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    As you might imagine, the 151st Street Path is a sidepath along 151st Street though Olathe and Overland Park outside Kansas City. The path provides access to commercial centers, schools, parks, residential developments and even the county airport. ...
  • 159th Street Path

    State: KS
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The 159th Street Path unsurprisingly parallels W. 159th St. in Olathe. The trail provides access to commercial, industrial and residential facilities, as well as Chisholm Trail Middle School and the Olathe District Activity Center. The latter ...
  • 20th Street Trafficway Path

    State: KS
    Length: 3.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    As a side path to a busy thoroughfare, the 20th Street Trafficway Path provides both an excellent recreational opportunity for the surrounding communities and a safe commuting alternative for cyclists, walkers and runners who live or work on ...
  • 6th Street Path

    State: KS
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The 6th Street Path runs along W. 6th Street—also signed as US 40—in Lawrence. The side path provides safe access to residential and commercial facilities along the busy road. At its western end, the trail connects to the S. Lawrence Trafficway ...
  • 79th Street Path

    State: KS
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Although only a mile long, the 79th Street Path connects important recreational amenities in Lenexa, a southwestern suburb of Kansas City. The paved, east-west route parallels its namesake roadway through a pleasant residential area. On the ...
  • 95th Street Path

    State: KS
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 95th Street Path is a paved, half-mile route through Lenexa, part of the Kansas City metro area. The trail is separated from the roadway by a wide grassy median and is surrounded by residences on one side of the roadway and busy shopping ...
  • Blackbob Road Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Paralleling Blackbob Road through the community of Olathe, just outside of Kansas City, the Blackbob Road Trail is a great opportunity for local trail users. The path connects nearby homes to schools, parks and libraries, as well as churches ...
  • Blackfish Parkway Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Blackfish Parkway Trail lies in the southwestern corner of Shawnee, a suburb of Kansas City. Although the trail follows a major roadway, much of the route is lined with mature trees and nice homes. Along the way, look for the Shawnee Indian ...
  • Burroughs Creek Trail and Linear Park

    Rail-Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Burroughs Creek Trail and Linear Park runs from 11th to 23rd streets along an abandoned rail corridor just west of Haskell Avenue in Lawrence, Kansas. The trail was made possible through the work of the city's Parks and Recreation and Public ...
  • Center Street Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Center Street Trail is little more than a sidepath paralleling N. Center Street in the community of Gardner. The trail provides recreation and transportation opportunities to the residents of North Gardner and a safe route for students at ...
  • Clinton Parkway Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Clinton Parkway Trail parallels Clinton Parkway on the southwest side of Lawrence, Kansas. The trail provides access for nearby residents to a number of community facilities and commercial centers. It connects to the S. Lawrence Trafficway ...
  • Deer Creek Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Topeka's Deer Creek Trail follows the eponymous waterway for more than a mile through the eastern part of the city. Just south of where Deer Creek meets Shunganunga Creek, the trail turns west, ultimately meeting the popular Shunga Trail at ...
  • Flint Hills Nature Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 117 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Crushed Stone

    The Flint Hills Nature Trail runs for 117 miles (east-west) across northeast Kansas, linking six counties and dozens of towns between Osawatomie and Herington. The rail-trail is the 7th longest in the United States, but many sections remain ...
  • Gardner Greenway Corridor

    State: KS
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Gardner Greenway Corridor is a paved trail connecting Winwood Park and Brookside Park in Gardner, Kansas. The trail runs through open space alongside dense woodlands within the two parks. The pathway was specifically designed to be accessible ...
  • Gardner Road Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Gardner Road Trail parallels S. Gardner Road on the southern side of Gardner, Kansas. The sidepath travels through a low density suburban community and connects residences with parks and religious facilities.
  • Gary L. Haller National Recreation Trail (Mill Creek Streamway Park)

    Rail-Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 17 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Though officially a rail-trail, the Gary L. Haller National Recreation Trail along the linear Mill Creek Streamway Park does parallel an active rail line for about 6 miles of its length at its southern end. The trail runs for 17 miles from the ...
  • Harry Wiggins Trolley Track Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MO
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Harry Wiggins Trolley Track Trail, named for the departed state senator who persistently sponsored tax legislation for the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), is one of the most popular trails in Kansas City, Missouri. The ...
  • Haskell Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 1.06 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Haskell Rail-Trail, billed as the ‘first operational rail-trail in Kansas’, spans the eastern edge of the campus of Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence. In the north, the unpaved trail connects to the paved Burroughs Creek Trail ...
  • Indian Creek Bike/Hike Trail

    State: KS, MO
    Length: 26 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Indian Creek Bike/Hike Trail links two states, four communities and a multitude of parks along Indian Creek. The trail provides numerous connections to the surrounding areas, making it an excellent resource for members of the community for ...
  • Lackman Road Path

    State: KS
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Lackman Road Path begins across from Swarner Park, where you'll find a number of recreational amenities, including sports fields, a playground, fishing pond, and skate park. From there, you head south through Shawnee, a suburb of Kansas City. ...
  • Lake Shawnee Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 6.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Lake Shawnee opened in 1939 as a project of the Works Progress Administration and has been providing the residents and visitors of Topeka with a host of recreational opportunities since that time. A recent addition to the lake area, the encircling ...
  • Landon Nature Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 12.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Crushed Stone

    When complete, the Landon Nature Trail will follow a 40-mile corridor of the former Missouri Pacific Railroad, running between Topeka and an intersection with the 117-mile Flint Hills Nature Trail west of Pomona in Osage County. The trail currently ...
  • Lawrence Levee Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 9.3 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Located along the north bank of the Kansas River, the Lawrence Levee Trail runs along the top of the flood-control levee on the outskirts of Lawrence. The trail offers views of nearby farmland and the river as well as the downtown area of Lawrence, ...
  • Line Creek Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MO
    Length: 6.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The paved Line Creek Trail follows a wooded creek from Kansas City's Platte Brooke North neighborhood through Frank Vaydik Park (formerly Line Creek Park). The trail provides many helpful connections, including a spur that leads to the Line ...
  • Little Blue Trace Trail

    State: MO
    Length: 11 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Little Blue Trace Trail follows the course of the Little Blue River for 11 miles through the Little Blue Trace Nature Reserve, stretching from Interstate 70 in the south to Blue Mills Road in the north. The park has picnic tables, shelters ...
  • Little Mill Creek Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 2.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Little Mill Creek Trail offers a pleasant, woodsy route through Lenexa, about 14 miles southwest of Kansas City. The trail begins at Blackfish Parkway (along which you can hop on the Blackfish Parkway Trail) and heads south, soon reaching ...
  • Madison Street Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Paralleling W. Madison Street, the Madison Street Trail is a sidepath that provides access between nearby residences and public facilities. Gardner Edgerton High School is located near the western end of the trail. In the east, a short trip ...
  • Mahaffie Creek Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Winding nearly two miles through suburban Olathe, the Mahaffie Creek Trail offers connections to the beautiful Mill Creek Streamway Park, schools and the city's northern neighborhoods. Much of the route is well-shaded. At its northern end, ...
  • Maurer Road Path

    State: KS
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Maurer Road Path parallels its namesake roadway for just over a mile in the city of Shawnee on the outskirts of Kansas City. The north-south route connects residential and shopping areas and, at its southern end, meets the east-west Midland ...
  • McCoy Park to Mill Creek Park Connecting Trail

    State: MO
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Although short, this paved half-mile trail provides connections to three parks, as well as a unique attraction in northern Independence. On the northern end of the trail sits Mill Creek Park, which has sports facilities, playgrounds, and picnic ...
  • Midland Drive Path

    State: KS
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Midland Drive Path offers a paved mile-long east-west route paralleling the southern side of its namesake roadway through the city of Shawnee. Views are a mix of commercial and residential areas. At Lackman Road, you can connect to Blackfish ...
  • Monticello Road Path

    State: KS
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Monticello Road Path offers a paved north-south route through Shawnee on the western outskirts of Kansas City. It connects shopping areas, housing subdivisions and schools. At the north end of the trail, you can turn east and follow the ...
  • Nall Avenue Path

    State: KS
    Length: 3.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Nall Avenue Path is a paved sidepath along Nall Avenue, its namesake. The path offers connections to the residents of the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, providing access to apartments, houses and commercial centers, as well as religious ...
  • Prairie Spirit Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 51.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Prairie Spirit Trail in Kansas is hard-packed limestone and suitable for bicycles as well as wheelchairs. Some of the trail is asphalt (within city limits), which allows for inline skaters. The trail is open during daylight hours; special ...
  • Prairie Star Parkway Path

    State: KS
    Length: 4.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Though it exists in three disconnected sections, the Prairie Star Parkway Path is an excellent resource for the western side of the suburban community of Lenexa. The asphalt trail is a sidepath to the recently constructed Prairie Star Parkway ...
  • Riverfront Heritage Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: KS, MO
    Length: 15 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Riverfront Heritage Trail meanders through Kansas City on both sides of the Kansas–Missouri border. The 15-mile trail links historic neighborhoods, parks and the riverfront. It also serves as the hub of an expanding regional trail system ...
  • Rock Creek Trail (MO)

    State: MO
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Rock Creek Trail links Country Club Park and Rotary Park on the west side of Independence. It offers nice views of the tree-lined creek that it follows and crosses several times. Between the parks, the trail is crushed stone; inside each ...
  • Rolling Ridge Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Rolling Ridge Trail winds through the city of Olathe on the southwestern outskirts of Kansas City. At its northern end, the paved route provides access to Prairie Center Park, a 75-acre recreational amenity offering opportunities for soccer, ...
  • S. Lawrence Trafficway Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 9.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The S. Lawrence Trafficway Trail loosely follows the S. Lawrence Trafficway—also known as State Route 10—on the outskirts of the city of Lawrence. The trail passes by new residential developments, parks and farmland over its 9-mile length. A ...
  • SMP Paved Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Situated within Shawnee Mission Park in Lenexa, the SMP Paved Trail offers a pleasant way for park visitors to experience the surrounding beauty without their car. The trail provides access to many of the park's features, including Shawnee Mission ...
  • Shawnee Mission Parkway Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Shawnee Mission Parkway Trail runs for 2 miles along the south side of the roadway. While not scenic, the paved route offers connections to restaurants, shops, and offices in Merriam, a southwestern suburb of Kansas City. From the trail's ...
  • Shunga Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 7.63 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Traversing the city of Topeka through a stream valley, the Shunga Trail provides an important connection between residents and community features such as parks, medical facilities, government buildings, and commercial centers. The trail also ...
  • Switzer Road Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Switzer Road Trail parallels Switzer Road in Overland Park. The sidepath connects to the 133rd Street Path, 143rd Street Path, 151st Street Path and Tomahawk Creek Trail, making it an important artery for both recreation and transportation. The ...
  • Tomahawk Creek Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 12.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Tomahawk Creek Trail follows its namesake waterway through the Kansas City suburbs of Overland Park and Leawood. The trail provides access for the thousands of nearby residents to a number of commercial centers as well as athletic fields, ...
  • Turkey Creek Streamway Trail

    State: KS
    Length: 10 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Paralleling Turkey Creek from the Waterfall Park north of Kansas City for 10 miles south to downtown Kansas City, the Turkey Creek Streamway Trail provides useful connections to a number of community features. The trail connects to residential ...
  • W. Santa Fe Street Path

    State: KS
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Passing through the suburban community of Olathe, the W. Santa Fe Street Path is a sidepath that parallels W. Santa Fe Street. The path connects residential neighborhoods, commercial centers, religious facilities and parks. Near its midpoint, ...
  • Watkins Mill State Park

    State: MO
    Length: 3.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Watkins Mill State Park, located on the outskirts of Kansas City, is a forested area featuring a 100-acre lake. Here, whitetail deer, wild turkeys and other birds and wildlife are abundant. A walking and biking path circles the lake for nearly ...
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