Kansas Regions

Kansas Regions

Flat and boring? Not Kansas!

The Sunflower State has been blessed with diverse and beautiful scenery, ranging from forests to hills to wide-open farmland. Geologists have divided Kansas into 11 distinct regions, each with its own unique characteristics.

Our guide to the physiographic regions of Kansas will take you through our gorgeous state, exploring its topography, soils, vegetation, water resources, climate, and agricultural practices along the way. So pick a region and start your discovery of Kansas.

Arkansas River Lowlands

Arkansas River Lowlands

Chautauqua Hills

Chautauqua Hills

Cherokee Lowlands

Cherokee Lowlands

Flint Hills

Flint Hills

Glaciated Region

Glaciated Region

High Plains

High Plains

Osage Cuestas

Osage Cuestas

Ozark Plateau

Ozark Plateau

Red Hills

Red Hills

Smoky Hills

Smoky Hills

Wellington–McPherson Lowlands

Wellington–McPherson Lowlands