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Address: South of Interstate 70 at the Quinter exit, Quinter, KS

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Such an interesting place

This was such a fun and interesting place to visit, considering how flat the rest of the state is. We also discovered a multitude of wildflowers everywhere as well. As it was so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chandlerk7
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Delta, Utah
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Delta, Utah
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was such a fun and interesting place to visit, considering how flat the rest of the state is. We also discovered a multitude of wildflowers everywhere as well. As it was so totally isolated, it was quite peaceful as well.

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Dighton, KS
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Castle Rock was made from the chalk formations when the inland sea in the area receded. It is fast changing due to nature. Not sure how long we will be able to enjoy this fantastic view.

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Thank jfullmer
Stilwell, Kansas
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71 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Road tripping back roads across kansas, this one was definitely on my radar. So happy i came here. Very cool formations and scenic views. One of kansas 8 wonders, but definitely off the beaten path. Gravel roads to get to it, and somewhat rough roads around the area. Be careful if you are driving a vehicle with low ground clearance.... More 

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Thank Mike H
Delphos, KS
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Just got back from Castle Rock. It is a lovely place that is worth spending several hours but if you only have 15 minutes it would be worth the drive to get there. As one reviewer already said, the drive getting there is worth it, although Castle Rock Road going south out of Quinter (exit 107 on I-70) is very... More 

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Thank mrlabes
Council Grove, Kansas
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed seeing Castle Rock and the surrounding area - even sharing the road with the cows. We almost missed it, however, because the sign leading to the rocks was nearly obscured by weeds. Also, the road into the site is a little rough, so I would recommend a vehicle with good clearance.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Castle Rock is kind of off the beaten path on a dirt road. The drive to Castle Rock is as enjoyable as the rock itself! Beautiful fields on either side of the road, which is about 1.5 car widths wide. There are signs that direct you to Castle Rock so it isn't too difficult to reach. Once you get to... More 

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Unicoi,TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Kansas was suppose to be this "fly by" state, boring and void of interest. We found that to be so untrue! If you're willing to take a few hours and get off of I-70, there a true treasures here. Castle Rocks were one of those surprising finds, we spent more time here than expected, amazed at the beauty and sacredness... More 

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Thank BlackberryFarmer
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Like Chimney Rock in Colorado, Castle Rock in Kansas has been used as a landmark for several hundred years, by American Indians, Conquistadors, mountain men, explorers, military and settlers heading West. In the 1800s, Butterfield Overland Dispatch followed the Smoky Hill Trail which passed just a few hundred years north of the then large chalk formation known. Ruts for the... More 

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Thank Taylor B
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

If you're not in a hurry this is a good little detour to take. It's a nice place to get out of the car and explore and stretch your legs. If you don't have a lot of clearance in the car that you were driving, you can stop at the beginning of the loop that goes around the site and... More 

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Thank Michael L
Gladstone, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

If you have some extra time, a truck or SUV (I went in car and it was pretty hairy)and you are near Quinter Kansas on I-70 go see Castle Rock. It is literally hidden in a farmers pasture but it was so worth it! It is gravel road all the way and the farmer has been nice enough to make... More 

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