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Offline richschurter

Trans America Route Kansas camping
« on: October 08, 2013, 10:35:55 am »
Any suggestions for camping near Rush Center, Kansas? Planning on a June 2014 trip.

Offline John Nelson

Re: Trans America Route Kansas camping
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2013, 04:04:15 pm »
Camping is allowed in the little park in Rush Center. Not much there except for a water pump and some grass. When I stayed there, I asked at the fire station next door to the park and they let me sleep on the floor (they also have a bathroom and shower). They used to open the community center across the street to touring cyclists, but they don't do that any more after a bad experience.

Really, there's not much in Rush Center. I have a hard time believing that anybody would bother you if you set up a tent on pretty much any open piece of ground there. For further ideas, ask at the gas station in the center of town. There are always a few old guys sitting around there talking. Or ask at the bar and grill next to the fire station, which is pretty much the only place to eat in town.

Offline richschurter

Re: Trans America Route Kansas camping
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2013, 03:09:37 pm »
Thanks for the information and advice, I'm finding a lot of help from some local people.