Thursday, May 17, 2012

Prairie Sunset trail


rail to trail



The Prairie Sunset Trail is a rail-trail conversion which will stretch west from Wichita to Garden Plain, a distance of about 16 miles. The abandoned rail line was previously used by the Central Kansas Railway, and sections of the line are now owned by the city of Wichita, Sedgwick County, and the non-profit Prairie Travelers organization.

Prairie Travelers, an organization dedicated to expanding recreation opportunities in the state of Kansas, is currently developing the trail between Goddard and Garden Plain, Kansas, the first mile of which opened in July 2007. There are now about 8 miles of trail open.

The trail is available for walking, bicycling, jogging, and horseback riding. Discover a world of wide-open skies, rolling prairie, wildflowers, forests, and wildlife.




The Prairie Sunset trail curves through the city park in Goddard, Kansas, my walking path of choice, just 5 miles from the campground.

As for the miles and miles of trail out in the prairie between towns, I have not tried that yet, the anticipated 'wildlife' is keeping me in town for now!


2 comments:

Everything Changes said...

Cool.

E.M said...

Very nice, beautiful words!