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Mushroom Rock State Park Rock Climbing 


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Description 

It has Dakota sandstone concretions much like Rock City, but here most are not nearly as exposed. There could be a great many concretions at this park, but almost all are still covered by the surrounding soil and only a portion is seen. The underlying rock is softer sandstone and is eroding away, but some of it still remains and has been supporting three of the rocks for many years.

The resulting combination of rocks have a mushroom shape.

Getting There 

About 20 miles SW of Salina, Kansas off Highway 140 is Kansas' smallest state park - Mushroom Rock State Park. The 5 acre park is about 2 miles south of the highway on dirt roads that can be very bad after a rain.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 10.6 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Mushroom Rock State Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mushroom Rock State Park:
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Featured Route For Mushroom Rock State Park
Rock Climbing Photo: The smaller of two mushroom rocks.

Shirtless V2-3 5+ PG13  Kansas : Mushroom Rock State Park
Start on the right side and basically dyno to the top. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Kansas

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By Grayson Stewart
Jan 26, 2014
Any idea if the big mushroom has been sent?
By rain cloud
From: the abyss (kansas)
Apr 23, 2015
Yeah its v7 huge dyno to sloping crimper with a 10 foot fall if you don't make. I've tried but never even came close. Rock tears the crap out of your hands too.

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