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Neat little piece of geology in KS

Def worth the stop if you are within an hour of the area...It is the oddest thing I've seen in KS... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Beware of the plants!!!

Spent about 20 mins there. Rock formations were cool. We couldn’t go very close because of the... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Haysville, Kansas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a few years, I live about a mile away from this beautiful state park. No matter the season, it is always nice to see and visit. If you are a photo bug like me, you will want to take in sunsets and when full...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Def worth the stop if you are within an hour of the area...It is the oddest thing I've seen in KS so far (and I grew up there).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank A M
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Spent about 20 mins there. Rock formations were cool. We couldn’t go very close because of the poisonous plants everywhere tho. Avoid area if it has been raining!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank audrlynnkey
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

While you’re in the area you might as well see this weird wonder! The site does not include much description (no plaques, minimal marker description). You’ll have to get the brochure from another location to have some background information when you attend. Anyways, super weird...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kendyl G
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Not worth taking a look at...Some kid is hiding in the bathrooms and burglarizing vehicles while you are out of sight...Then followed by white boy in white truck with out of state plates to next town. LOCK UP CARS AND ONLY SEE THIS IN GROUP....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

5 acre state park. We thought, do I really want to waste my time. We decided to take our 30 ft Rv down this dirt road. It was excellent. There are several mushroom formations. Be sure and walk across the bridge on the opposite side...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kimberlea A
Reviewed June 27, 2018

We did this after Kanopolis State Park and Rock City. If you have the time, I would recommend exploring all 3. We were on our way to Colorado from KC, and it was a nice stop to break up the driving. For only a few...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Mushroom Rock State Park has unique rock formation. It is interesting to see if you are traveling through Manhattan, Kansas. It is not far from highway 70, but a short unpaved road to the park is not well marked, and we missed it even with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jenny201110
Reviewed June 6, 2018

I knew the park is only 5 acres (looked it up before going), but I thought there would be more rock formations; but that being said, it was still really cool to see these formations mother nature formed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Helga H
Reviewed April 5, 2018

This is the smallest state park that I have ever seen. It does have interesting rock formations and a few picnic tables.

Date of experience: March 2018
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September 27, 2017|
Response from Mary S |
Open 24/7 year round
May 16, 2017|
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Response from Belinda Jane B | Reviewed this property |
We visited in October as temperatures were getting a little cooler, so didn't see any snakes. There are deer present in the area.
July 5, 2015|
Response from mhysom |
no, it is free to the public.