Sunday Fun: "Kansas....You Have People All Over the World that Love You"

A well-deserved ode to Kansas from a storm chaser.

And, Kansas is only the second state with two National Park Service designated National Water Trails. The Arkansas from Great Bend to Wichita to the Oklahoma border has been recognized for its recreational value.
Wichita Eagle
As Michael Pierce wrote in today's Wichita Eagle:
Save the few friends floating around her on Thursday, Jessica Mounts saw nobody along 11 miles of the Arkansas River.
A whitetail buck, with growing antlers covered in fuzzy velvet, appeared surprised when the small flotilla rounded a bend and found him exposed on an open sandbar. Bald eagles, vanilla-capped adults as well as drab juvenile birds, lazily laced up and down the river, not too terribly alarmed as one canoe and five kayaks floated along.
But in the future Mounts will probably find more people on the Arkansas, largely thanks to a national award that rates the Arkansas River, from Great Bend to the Oklahoma border, as one of the best recreational rivers in the nation.

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