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Fascinating Kansas natural monument

Drive 40 minutes from Oakley, Kansas to the first natural national monument,Monument Rocks. These... read more

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Oakley, KS
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Reviewed yesterday

Drive 40 minutes from Oakley, Kansas to the first natural national monument,Monument Rocks. These dynamic limestone buttes are on private land in a cow pasture, so please don't disturb these gentle guards. The rancher has done everyone a favor by allowing travelers to drive here....More

Thank svfunkychateau
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you happen to be driving through the cornfields of western Kansas, this place is worth a stop. A series of large chalk formations, they look very impressive against the otherwise flat landscape. It is easier to reach them from Oakley, off the I-70. We...More

Thank 7Kathi_D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling through Kansas on I70 and thought we would take in a few sights on our route across the state, trying not to stray too far off I70. This attraction was a little further than we wanted to travel (about 60 miles down and back)....More

Thank Love2Drive65
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had seen a little information on this so decided to drive a little extra to find it. It is on a gravel road about 40 minutes off the interstate (less than 10 of those minutes are on gravel). It is a relatively small area...More

Thank Starr S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to get away from the noise of the city and let the kids explore and run off some energy!

Thank mamabutterfly4cage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A huge thank you to this property owner. This was an amazing sight. After a 7 mile drive down a gravel road, and through some cows, we finally reached our destination. It was an amazing sight to see. You can see every layer and every...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It takes a little work to get there but it's worth it. You may wonder if you're even going the right way because it doesn't seem possible that a geological formation could be found in the flat farm country in far West Kansas. The pyramids...More

2  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We debated on detouring from the highway to see Monument Rocks because it was a few miles out of the way, but when it came into view we were so surprised at how beautiful, massive and unexpected it was! The huge rocks are beautiful and...More

Thank kosdak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has been on my list for years but we are always in a hurry to either get to CO or get back to KC. This is so worth the detour. Just 20 miles south, then east in Jayhawk road, then right & you will...More

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the trip off main highway. Gravel road but in good condition. Just watch out for the idiots that think they need to speed down the road This is a jewel that is well hidden Sits out on a ranch with open space, few...More

Thank Jan M
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Michelle D
28 July 2017|
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Response from Raymond S | Reviewed this property |
I'd guess 30-45 minutes at most. This is a unique geological formation but the area is really quite small and it is on PRIVATE PROPERTY. The owners allow access but they don''t want you running around outside the fenced... More
31 July 2016|
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Response from Mari B | Reviewed this property |
We came down 83 from Oakley, and there are two ways to get there which are both dirt roads. One turns off towards the east and comes in from the north to the monuments and one comes in from the south. We came in from the... More