Story Adventures

Welcome to Story Adventures

Where Imagination Takes Flight! 

Embark on a journey through the magic of storytelling at three state parks in Kansas: Clinton, El Dorado, and Milford. In partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, Story Adventures invites families to explore the wonder of children’s literature like never before.

These state parks include winding trails with graphic signs, each one a gateway to a world of imagination. As you stroll through nature, you’ll encounter beloved tales brought to life before your very eyes. 

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Discover the captivating narrative of “As An Oak Tree Grows” by G. Brian Karas, where the story of growth and resilience unfolds with every step you take. 

As An Oak Tree Grows at Milford State Park 

3612 State Park Rd, Milford, KS 66514

Dogwood Trail Coordinates:

Delve into the whimsical world of “Miss Maple’s Seeds” by Eliza Wheeler, where seeds of curiosity and wonder are planted in the hearts of all who wander. 

El Dorado State Park 

618 NE Bluestem Rd, El Dorado, KS 67042 

Linear Trail Coordinates:

Journey to “Where Butterflies Grow” by Joanne Ryder, where the magic of transformation awaits around every corner.

Clinton State Park

798 N 1415 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66049 

Prairieview Nature Trail Coordinates:

But that's not all!

Our signs aren’t just for reading—they’re interactive treasures bursting with activities and conversation starters for the whole family. Engage in fun-filled activities, spark imaginative discussions, and create memories together as you explore the trails. 

Explore Story Adventures and let your imagination soar one page – and step – at a time!