There are a number of activities for you to enjoy. Hiking trails run throughout the property. In the afternoon we hiked down to the Chan Chan River, which is located at roughly 2,800 meters (9,186 feet) elevation.
Smith Center, KS, where Home on the Range was written - 2/22/06
Situated about 8 miles from Smith Center is the cabin where Dr. Brewster M. Higley lived when he wrote “Home on the Range” in 1872. Dr. Higley was a homesteading doctor from Ohio. “Home on the Range” was adopted as the state song of Kansas in 1947 and set to music by Dan Kelley of Gaylord, KS.Read More