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Historic Trails Park & Rope Ferry

Address: 101 North 10th Street
Marysville, KS 66508
Telephone Number: 785.562.3101
Second Telephone Number: 800.752.3965

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Directions:  Go south on U.S. 77 out of Marysville.  Turn left immediately after you cross the south overpass.  Follow this levee road around the trains for 1.5 miles.  Turn left before you go under the west overpass (U.S. 36), and follow the road into the park.
Hours:  Always open.  Free.

Rope Ferry Replica

The Historic Trails Park is located not far from the site of any early river crossing, and has a full-sized replica of a rope ferry used by pioneers, Pony Express riders and other trails travelers.  Climb on board the ferry and pretend you're crossing the Big Blue River.  It's a great photo opportunity!
Many trails converged to cross the river at this point.  Check out the map and plaques of information about each of the trails.

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Brenda Staggenborg
101 North 10th Street
Marysville, KS 66508
Phone: 785.562.3101
Fax: 785.562.3101
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