Stay updated on recreational activities in the community and surrounding area!
The City Office has several Kansas travel & activity magazines and brochures available free of charge.
Items available are:
"Kansas Official Travel Guide 2018" "Kansas! Outdoors" " Byways of Kansas"
"Kansas Scenic Byways Fun Facts" brochures about Architecture, Weather, Farms & Ranches
Kansas Official State Transportation Map 2017 - 2018
Your Guide to Exploring Kansas Farm Winderies
Hiking and Nature
South of Manhattan off of McDowell Creek Rd
3 hiking trails ranging from 2.5 to 6 miles.
No pets or bicycles are allowed on the trails.
Kansas Landscape Arboretum;
South of Wakefield on the west side of Milford Reservoir.
Open from 8 a.m. to dusk from March 1st to October 31st.
4 hiking trails, picnic area, brochure available from the kiosk at the entrance
Camping and Water Recreation
Tuttle Creek State Park
Tuttle Creek Reservoir is the 2nd largest reservoir in the state, holding 12,500 acres of water and about 100 miles of shoreline. The park feature camping site from tents to RV Campers and Cabin rentals. Numerous trails are available from hiking to mountain biking and equestrian, for exploring and enjoying Flint Hills environment. Great fishing and boating opportunities are not to be be missed, with multiple fish species inhabiting the reservoir.
Milford State Park
Milford Reservoir is the largest reservoir in the state. Holding 15,700 acres of water with many species of fish including, catfish, crappie, large mouth bass, white bass, small mouth bass, and walleye, making it a great destination for anglers. There is the 19,000 acre Steve Lloyd Refuge which provides habitat for multiple species of wildlife to observe. The Milford Fish Hatchery and the Nature center located below the Dam, have interactive displays and educationsal exhibits. Milford State Park is also a great destination for campers of all interests from tents and RVs to Cabin Rentals. Photo courtesy of Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.
Area Youth Athletic leagues and Associations
Greater Riley County Ball Association
The 2019 summer registrations are below. Information on each group is found on the forms or you may contact GRCBA at email@example.com. The deadline to sign up before late fees are applied is April 9th. A $10 late fee will be applied after the 9th until the final cutoff of April 22nd. Practice dates will be set by the coaches and games will begin the last week of May with aproximately 8 weeks of play. Refer to the forms or contact GRCBA for more information.
Six Simple Rules for Sports Fan Behavior at Youth Sporting Events
GRCBA Summer Registration forms for 2019
Select links below to print the registration forms
T-Ball Registration Form
Baseball Registration Form
Coach Pitch and Softball Registration Form
Manhattan Youth Sports
Manhattan Parks and Rec Youth Sports
Clay Center Youth Sports
Clay Center Youth Soccor Facebook page
Clay County Youth Basketball Association
Clay County Wrestling Club
Ft. Riley Youth Sports
Ft. Riley Family and MWR
Youth sports and Fitness programs for CYS Registered Families.