Dakota sandstone concretions, some having mushroom shape.
Nearby was the Smoky Hill wagon trail, and these unusual formations, which resemble giant mushrooms reaching for the sky, served as landmarks and meeting places for Native Americans and pioneers.
Managed by staff from nearby Kanopolis State Park, Mushroom Rock is a unique site in a history-rich region.
Attractions - Picnic tables and a vault toilet are available, however, camping is not allowed.
Location - Mushroom Rock is located just one mile south of Carneiro (1/4 mile east of 25th Road and Avenue K) in Ellsworth County. Mushroom Rock State Park is a satellite of Kanopolis State Park. No camping is allowed and no vehicle permits are required
This information is provided by The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks