Our random, yet highly entertaining, romp through the highly visited and less explored parts of life.
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We found another enjoyable trail to walk and bike. The Angel Falls Trail is in Lansing, Kansas and leads to a small waterfall on Sevenmile Creek. Usually we just park at the Catholic Church that is on the corner and follow the trail down. Lansing City has been doing some trail improvements and now there's a paved walkway that goes from Ida Street all the way past the falls and out to Mary Street.
Angel Falls only drops about 3 feet or so where Sevenmile Creek crosses a ledge of harder bedrock. There are fossil shells and crinoid stems in the rocks if you're interested in fossils as well. We left the trail and made our way down to the waterfall to splash and play in the creek. We've gone to Angel Falls a couple of times since it's a walk that's the perfect length for kids to do. In May and June there are a few mulberry trees that grow along the trail, so we picked and ate a few mulberries. I do have to admit that whenever I eat mulberries, I think of the nursery rhyme and start looking for a monkey and a weasel.
Location: Trail begins off of Ida Street and 147th Street
Kid Friendly: yes