Thursday, May 24, 2018
     

Other Activities

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

Konza Prairie;
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. 

http://ksoutdoors.com/State-Parks/Locations/Tuttle-Creek

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. 

http://ksoutdoors.com/State-Parks/Locations/Milford

 

  • Milford State Park Campground
  • Flint Hills
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