Department of Transportation.
Gateway to the tallgrass prairie, the Flint Hills Scenic Byway offers travelers an unchanged view of the grasslands of the Great Plains. Explore historic sites, quaint towns, and scenic vistas as you discover where the West truly begins.
Getting to the Byway:
Kansas City, KS
* Take I-70 west to Topeka. * Merge onto I-335 and go southwest to US-56. * Follow US-56 west to KS-177 in Council Grove where the byway begins.
* Take I-35 northeast to Cassoday. * Get on KS-177 in Cassoday where the byway begins.
Navigating the Byway:
* Start at the junction of KS-177 and I-35 north of Cassoday, KS. * Continue north on KS-177 going through Matifield Green, Baazar, Cottonwood Falls, and Strong City, KS. * End at the southern city limit of Council Grove, KS.