TOPEKA – Spring and summer are hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking seasons. It is also the time of year when ticks are out. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) remind those spending time outdoors to take precautions to avoid tick bites.In 2014, 212 cases ... Read More

PRATT – Whether you’re passing through the Sunflower State on a roadtrip or are just looking for a reason to gas up your RV, Cheney State Park is waiting for you. RV Travel Contributing Writer for, Stuart Webb, recently compiled a “5 Kansas RV Parks You Must Visit” list and Cheney State Park was among the chosen. Webb writes of Cheney ... Read More

CANTON – If tradition, self-reliance, hard work, and the great outdoors are all things that ring true for you, The Friends of Maxwell Wildlife Refuge invite you to attend their Mountain Men Days At Maxwell May 9 from 10 a.m - 4 p.m. Celebrating the history of the American mountain man, the one-day event will draw visitors from across the state ... Read More

PRATT –, an online website for outdoor enthusiasts that centers around camping, hiking, skiing, and mountain biking, recently came out with a list of the Most Popular Mountain Bike Trails for 2015 and Switchgrass Trail at Wilson State Park in Russell County took the lead for Kansas. Open year-round in the Hell Creek area o ... Read More