Like Oklahoma, Kansas has not exactly become well known for it's great paddling spots. In fact, the entire city of Wichita only boasts one official boating access point on the Arkansas River, and it just opened in June of this year.
All that may change in the future as the Wichita City Council is considering funding a study to create better access to the river for recreational uses. They are thinking about putting access points on the Arkansas River every five miles to encourage more kayakers, canoeists and boaters.
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Read the full article here: Wichita Eagle 08/08/2005 - Plan: More kayaks on Ark