Kansas spends $9 million improving Lewis & Clark experience

According to an article on infoZine.com, the state of Kansas has spent $9 million over the past four years on infrastructure designed to improve the experience of travelers exploring the Lewis and Clark Trail in Kansas.
In Kansas City, the $2 million Lewis and Clark Historic Park at Kaw Point is transforming a formerly neglected wasteland into a major destination at the site where the Lewis and Clark expedition camped for three nights at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas rivers. . . .

A second project in Atchison is a ten-mile hiking and biking trail that links the city's downtown riverfront park with Independence Creek and the vicinity where the Lewis and Clark expedition camped on July 4, 1804, near a large uninhabited Kanza Village. This $1.2 million trail will feature both chat-surfaced and "share-the-road" sections. Last summer, the 891st Engineer Battalion, Kansas Army National Guard, working through their Innovative Readiness Training program, assisted with this project by clearing, grading and preparing a parking area and clearing and grubbing a section of the trail.