Flint Hills Uplands

Location of region within the state: 


Sample of things you would see if you visit this region of the state: 
Photo captions from the gray box on the wall panel are re-created below: 

KANSAS FLINT HILLS IN SUMMER. James Nedresky.

BAZAAR CATTLE PENS AFTER A RAINSTORM. Cowboys still herd cattle into the rail depot near Bazaar in Chase County. John Charlton, Kansas Geological Survey.

WINTER SUNDOWN IN THE KANSAS FLINT HILLS. James Nedresky.

KONZA PRAIRIE, MANHATTAN, KANSAS. Terry Evans. Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund, 1984.0174.

PILLSBURY CROSSING ON DEEP CREEK, RILEY COUNTY.  Deep Creek flows over a ledge of Emporia Limestone creating a waterfall with a five-foot drop. John Charlton, Kansas Geological Survey.

WESTERN MEADOWLARK (Sturnella neglecta). The Kansas state bird is easy to spot with its distinctive coloring and flute-like song. John & Karen Hollingsworth, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

AMERICAN BISON (Bison bison). Often called American Buffalo, bison provided food, clothing and shelter to generations of Plains Indians. Judson Spicer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.


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