Central Kansas Partnership

1400 Main St., Great Bend, KS 67530

centralkansaspartnership@gmail.com

The built environment refers to the environment our communities make.  This includes parks, events, recreational opportunities, destination points, and much more.  The built environment is an essential part of resident retention and recruitment; it influences the well-being of our families and promotes health activities.

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Be Well Barton County

Bike/Ped Task Force

About the Task Force

Be Well Barton County is a task force that focuses on improving opportunities for physical activity in Barton County through safety, systems, and environment changes.  

County Bicycle Safety Signage

These efforts are the visible signs you see on rural Barton County roads that remind motorists to be cautious and courteous to bicycle riders by giving them at least three feet of room when passing.  Barton County Commissioners have strongly supported the initiative in the past as a traffic calming mechanism.

Barton County Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan

The Barton County Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan exists to create a cohesive vision and to be used as a planning tool for safety, routes, and economic development.

Barton County Bicycle Maps

Barton County Bike Routes

May is Bike Month - 2019

The League of American Bicyclists

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Bike to School Day

May 13-19th Bike to Work Week

Friday, May 17th Bike to Work Day

Marathon Participants

Flatlander Half Marathon & YP5K

Head of Sales

This is an annual fall event that Barton County Young Professionals hosts to raise money for the bicycle and pedestrian enhancements throughout Barton County.  Check out their Facebook Page for more information:  https://www.facebook.com/FlatlanderHalf/?tn-str=k*F

Bike Gears

Cardinal Cruisers

Hoisington's Bike Share Program

Details coming soon!

Scenic Road Bike

TransAmerica Bicycle Trail

Adventure Cycling Route Network

Adventure Cycling Bicycle Routes reflects the TransAmerica Trail goes directly through Barton County and Great Bend.  

 
Overnight Accommodations

There are overnight camping accommodations available for cross-country bicyclists at Central Baptist Church, in Great Bend.  A bicycle fix station is also located on their campus.  For more information visit their website.  https://www.centralbaptistchurchofgreatbend.com/

Warm Showers

The Warm Showers Community is a free worldwide hospitality exchange for touring cyclists. People who are willing to host touring cyclists sign up and provide their contact information, and can be reached for use a shower, share in a great story, or as a resource to learn about the community.  Go to www.warmshowers.org to be a host or to become a member and stay with a host.

Adventure Cycling Interactive Map

https://www.adventurecycling.org/routes-and-maps/adventure-cycling-route-network/interactive-network-map/

Bicycle Supplies

Golden Belt Bicycle, located in beautiful downtown Great Bend, is a full-service sales and service store for all types of bikes.  Visit Todd, and stock up on supplies before leaving town.  https://www.facebook.com/pg/GoldenBeltBicycleCompany/about/?ref=page_internal