Mount Sunflower is the high point in the state of Kansas. It is located in Western Kansas, less than one mile from the Colorado state line. This high point is located on private grazing land, but visitors are welcome. There is no perceptible summit other than the monument that marks its location, but like much of Western Kansas the views of the surrounding plains are expansive.
|Best months for climbing:||Jan, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec|
Thanks to Terrill Thompson for adding this peak.
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NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 3 trip reports for Mount Sunflower.
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- Log #22133 - by Caj E Svensson on Feb 08, 2011Flew in to the nice Denver airport from Sweden and did some late minute shopping - read propane. 60 mph on a dirt road off I-70 with a huge dust cloud behind the Impala. The monument on the highpoint...
- Log #22100 - by Beth Shelton on Nov 20, 2010After driving several miles on dirt roads, we finally arrived at Mt. Sunflower in the middle of a privately owned cow pasture. Parked on the side of the road and walked a very short path to the...
- Log #22022 - by julielilienkamp on July 25, 2010Drive up from back country dirt roads. Not easy to find (in the middle of the night). Cool summit log and dedication though. Fun to see.