you ever dreamed of paddling down a river all the way from its beginning to its
Well, the Kansas Riverkeeper, Laura Calwell, did just that. She kayaked all the way from
the beginning of the Kansas River in Junction City, to the end of the Kansas
River in Kansas City, where the river runs into the Missouri River. That's 171
miles! It took 11 days (plus one). She camped on sandbars the whole way down
the river, met tent toads, had a party, and saw the entire amazing river.
Laura Calwell - Kansas Riverkeeper
Here's a slide show with some of her adventures:
You can download the map of the river used in this presentation by going to "attachments" at the bottom of the page and downloading the map. Use your map to follow along. Can you find where the river begins and ends? Is your house on the Riverkeeper's route down the river?
See you on the river!