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Blue River Rail Trail, Marysville

#5 of 6 in Trails in Kansas
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Winding north from Marysville, Kansas lies a retired

railroad bed splitting the Big Blue River on the west and bordered on the east by limestone outcroppings, grass covered bluffs, and open farm fields.

Come and enjoy a quiet run, a leisurely walk with a friend or family time as you ride down the trail on your bikes and search for wildlife in this natural playground. The crushed limestone on the trail provides a smooth surface for walking, jogging, biking and cross country skiing.
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TripAdvisor traveler rating 5.0
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  • Great trail for hiking or biking. Extends from downtown Marysville, or a trailhead just north of town. Well maintained, easy flat grade, (and I've never seen a snake). Scenic along the Big Blue...  more »
  • We really liked this trail. Was not expecting much. Huge surprise. We got on the trail at Marietta and walked up 3 miles and back. Beautiful Kansas river bottom. minimal grade change. Light traffic...  more »
  • Beautiful place to walk, run or ride your bike. I love to bring my family and the trail is host to many family fitness events throughout the year!
  • Great non technical train with lots of scenery.

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