If your inspiration comes from biking, Great Bend is your natural wonderland!
Arkansas River Biking. A seven-mile paved levee trail runs along the Arkansas River and follows the flood control ditch. This path is the perfect introduction to the habitat and ecology of the river as it exists in this part of Kansas.
Off-Road Biking. The off-road biking trails in Great Bend are the Cheyenne Bottoms Off-Road Bike Route, Lake Barton Mountain Bike Trail, the Arkansas River Off-Road Bike Route, and several other paved and non-paved bike routes. These trails can be found in the downloadable map below.
Paved Biking. Several paved bike routes follow county roads through flat and gently rolling terrain. These are two lane roads with minimum traffic, and biking can be started at any point. This routes are color coded on the downloadable map below.
Click here to read an article by a travel writer about his experience in Great Bend and along the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway.
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