List of rivers of Kansas

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This is a list of rivers in Kansas (U.S. state).

Map of principal rivers in Kansas

By drainage basin[edit]

This list is arranged by drainage basin, with respective tributaries indented under each larger stream's name.

Mississippi River Basin[edit]

Arkansas River Basin[edit]

Missouri River Basin[edit]


By size[edit]

Mean flow in cubic feet of water per second (cfs). One cubic foot equals .0283 cubic meters

River Cubic feet per second flow Location of monitoring station
Missouri River 54,280 Near Kansas City
Kansas (Kaw) River 7,464 Near junction with Missouri River
Verdigris River 3,260 Near Coffeyville
Neosho (Grand) River 2,924 Near Parsons
Arkansas River 2,881 Near Oklahoma state line
Big Blue River 2,325 Near Manhattan
Marais des Cygnes River 2,219 Near Missouri state line
Smoky Hill River 1,540 Near Enterprise
Walnut River 924 Near Winfield
Cottonwood River 879 Near Plymouth
Republican River 839 Near Junction City
Delaware River 682 Near Perry
Little Blue River 672 Near Barnes
Solomon River 550 Near Niles
Fall River 536 Near Fredonia
Ninnescah River 528 Near Peck
Little Arkansas River 315 Valley Center
Caney River 288 Near Elgin
Chikaskia River 264 Near Corbin
Stranger Creek 247 Near Tonganoxie
Wakarusa River 220 Near Lawrence
Saline River 214 Near Tescott
Whitewater River 210 Near Towanda
South Fork Ninnescah River 210 Near Murdock
Mill Creek 189 Near Paxico
Lightning Creek 171 Near McCune
Black Vermillion River 169 Near Frankfort
Elk River 161 Near Elk Falls
Soldier Creek 158 Near Topeka
Medicine Lodge River 151 Near Kiowa
Turkey Creek 126 Near Seneca
North Fork Solomon River 116 Near Portis
South Fork Solomon River 105 Near Osborne
Indian Creek 102 Near Leawood

Source: "Annual Water Data Report" USGS, 2009. Navigate to page 3 of reports on individual monitoring stations. Average water flow totals will vary slightly from year to year.

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