Recreation, Shopping, Dining, and more in Historic Council Grove!

Nestled in the scenic rolling Flint Hills, Council Grove, Kansas is a favorite rendezvous on the Santa Fe Trail. Visitors from far and wide find respite in Council Grove. Whether one loves the history of the Old West or prefers an area that hosts the recreation that accompanies two large lakes, this small town captivates those who stop to visit. Council Grove is also a trailhead for The Flint Hills Nature Trail, a 117 mile hiking, biking and equestrian trail that is the seventh longest rail-trail in America

Council Grove offers award-winning fiber-optic networks, health care and fitness facilities and quality schools. The town and surrounding area provides what many long for, a comfortable “simpler” life and sense of community.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Council Grove hosts 25 historic sites, legendary restaurants and unique shopping experiences. This charming town exudes warm hospitality and old trail town lore. One can easily imagine the wagon trains passing by and almost hear the creaking wagons, the plodding oxen and the braying mules. In 2021, Council Grove will be a key participant in the 200th Anniversary Celebration of the Santa Fe Trail.

Council Grove is easily accessible from most Kansas Interstates and Kansas City, Manhattan and Wichita airports. Visit us and experience the Flint Hills Life. For more information, visit councilgrove.com or call 620.767.5413.