National Trails Day is Saturday, June 7th!

The American Hiking Society has an interactive website that identifies organized hiking events in your area. But there are many trails that you can just use any day of the year. The Kansas Trails Council also has an interactive map highlighting the locations of many great trails in Kansas.

Here are three outstanding trails and their links:

Horsethief Canyon Trails in Kanopolis State Park southeast of Salina.

Gary L. Haller Trail in Johnson County Kansas. It has been designated as a National Recreation Trail.

95th Street access to the Gary L. Haller Trail

95th Street access to the Gary L. Haller Trail

Elk River Hiking Trail in Montgomery County. It has been designated a National Recreation Trail by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Trail System. Backpacker Magazine has rate it the best trail in Kansas.