Cross Timbers State Park
144 Hwy. 105
Toronto, KS 66777
State Park: Birding, Camp, Fish, Hike, Picnic, RV, Walk, Water Sports
This section of the Verdigris River was also a favorite camping and hunting grounds for Native Americans of the Osage Nation. The rivers name refers to the green and gray bark of the sycamore trees found along its banks. The forested flood plains, surrounded by terraces of prairie and hills of oak savannah, provide the visitor an opportunity to see some of the most diverse flora and fauna in the state. A multitude of outdoor recreational activities may be pursued in this diverse area. Wildlife observation, fishing, hunting and photography are all popular.