The Pack-Palooza is a group campout at Basecamp Flint Hills in Allen, Kansas—pick your route, ride solo or with friends, and enjoy a night out…

When

Date: October 8

Time: 12:00 pm

Details

Cost: $10

Event Website

Organizer: Basecamp Flint Hills

Email: basecampflinthills@gmail.com

Where

Overnight at Basecamp Flint Hills

204 W 2nd St
Allen, KS 66833 United States

Self-supported, low-key bikepacking event with unlimited route options via rail-trail, gravel or pavement. Pack up your bags, choose a starting point, and route yourself to Basecamp Flint Hills in Allen Kansas. Ride solo or connect with a group from your local cycling community. Great chance to test out new gear and compare notes with like-minded, cool people.

Basecamp Flint Hills has shaded acreage for tent camping, a few hammock trees, water, warm shower, port-a-potty and plenty of firewood.

Potential starting location – Approx one-way distance, Route Type
Council Grove – 20 Miles, Trail
Osage City – 20 Miles, Trail
Ottawa – 50 miles, Trail
Manhattan – 50ish miles, Gravel
Emporia – 20ish miles, Gravel
Kansas City – 100ish miles, Mix
Topeka – 50ish miles, Mix

NOTE: There is no place to buy food in Allen. Plan to haul your own provisions or include a convenience store stop on your route. Nearest convenience/grocery stores are a minimum of 15 miles away in Council Grove, Osage City, Eskridge, Americus, Burlingame or Emporia.