The byway runs from Oakley south on US 83 to Scott City and West on US 40 to Wallace. In Oakley, the Fick Fossil & History Museum features world-class fossils. Visit the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center to view the twice life-size bronze sculpture and learn about “BIRTHPLACE OF THE LEGEND” of Buffalo Bill Cody. See fossils and art at Keystone Gallery near Monument Rocks, Kansas’ first National Natural Landmark. Nature lovers and bird watchers will enjoy the hiking the trails at Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park and Smoky Valley Ranch.
History buffs can learn about the Smoky Hill Trail and Butterfield’s Overland Despatch at the Butterfield Trail Museum in Russell Springs and military history at Fort Wallace Museum and Fort Wallace Cemetery in Wallace. The museum features a replica of the fort and a beautiful display of antique organs. Additional historic buildings on-site include the Pond Creek Station and the Sunderland-Poe Building.