Elk City State Park Biking and Hiking Trails
Trail Open: Year-around
Area Located: Independence
GPS at Trailhead: N37 15.582 W095 46.079
GPS: N37 15.582 W095 46.079
Type of trail:
- Mt. Bike
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.