Explore Northwest Kansas

Explore Northwest Kansas map of sitesArikaree Breaks Mount Sunflower Smoky Valley Ranch Little Jerusalem Monument Rocks Lake Scott State Park Castle Rock Cedar Bluff State Park

Northwest Kansas, dominated by the High Plains and Smoky Hills physiographic regions, includes some of the most stunning landscapes in the state. Explore the rugged canyons of the Arikaree Breaks; discover the towering chalk formations of Castle Rock and Monument Rocks; hike, swim, and boat at Lake Scott State Park; take in the view from atop Cedar Bluff; and visit the highest point in the state at Mount Sunflower.

Arikaree Breaks

Castle Rock

Cedar Bluff State Park

Lake Scott State Park

Monument Rocks

Mount Sunflower

Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park and Smoky Valley Ranch