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Monument Rocks

Oakley, KS
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Monument Rocks

Well worth the trip off main highway. Gravel road but in good condition. Just watch out for the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jan M
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Quincy, Washington
via mobile
Not what you expect in Kansas

This is a must see if going thru Kansas. This is not what you expect to see in Kansas, a complete... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nated2519
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Forney, Texas
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Oakley, KS
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth the trip off main highway. Gravel road but in good condition. Just watch out for the idiots that think they need to speed down the road This is a jewel that is well hidden Sits out on a ranch with open space, few...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must see if going thru Kansas. This is not what you expect to see in Kansas, a complete surprise. You must drive down a dirt road for 7 miles, but worth the drive. Be prepared no bathrooms or water.

Thank Nated2519
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was nice nice surprise. Nothing else around this area. You will drive about 7 miles on a rock/dirt road to get to the monument. What a site. Really cool. The formations are really striking! There is no charge for this attraction. Cows and bulls...More

Thank ssheilmn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The extra off the main highway trip was well worth it. The sight of these formations in the middle of nowhere was amazing. Be ready to walk around & take pictures.

Thank Shirley A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an out of the way stop, but very much worth it. The roads out there are not all paved, but in good condition. If you look closely you can see fossils and shells in the rocks themselves. Would be very pretty at sunrise...More

Thank Gena R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow!! Such a cool stop! The kids loved it, and I had always wanted to see it. We looked for fossils & found a couple of good specimens. No facilities, so be prepared to go before or hold it until you find a bathroom! :)...More

Thank TravelGirl2683
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are driving in the vicinity of these rocks, it is definitely worth a detour to check it out. In the middle of nowhere on private property, but the owner allows visitors to the Rocks.

Thank Lindsay F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

7 miles down a dirt road and you get to see some pretty cool stuff. It was a half hour away from our trip but worth it.

Thank Marie4966
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Part of a tour of western Kansas geology we drove through the Monument Rocks on our way to other locations. Pictures DO NOT do this area justice. It really needs to be seen in person to fully appreciate the significance of this formation.

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Worth a good look! Take your camera there is a lot of great pictures here. The rocks are incredible for being where they are.

Thank Keztat
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dalaohu
30 July 2016|
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Response from Mari B | Reviewed this property |
We came down 83 from Oakley, and there are two ways to get there which are both dirt roads. One turns off towards the east and comes in from the north to the monuments and one comes in from the south. We came in from the... More
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mlaskowski83
2 May 2016|
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Response from KansasTraveler156 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on road conditions. If they're wet and slick, I would recommend an SUV or 4 wheel drive. Most likely, though, you'd be ok in a regular car.
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