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Life in the Little Apple
Trails
Hiking
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Konza Prairie Trail
Three trails comprise the established hiking options at Konza Prairie with distances of 1.4, 4.5 and 6 miles. A $2 trail fee is requested, and the trail is for hiking only. Access from Manhattan via McDowell Creek Road south 8 miles. No bicycles, motorcycles or ATVs are allowed. Pets are also prohibited.

Linear Park

Hikers-bikers follow a picturesque path from Anneberg Park back to Manhattan’s east side and the Northeast Community Park along Knox Lane. For more information, download a map of the Linear Park Trail.

Fairmont Park
Set upon 110 acres split between city and county use of riverfront property, Fairmont includes a trail that circles the park and is devoted to walking and biking.

Warner Park trails

A number of trails exist within the large 82-acre Warner Park, including a trail known as "Eight Weeks Trail" that was was developed by the Park Conservation Crew on the west side of the park. Under construction on the southeast edges of the park is a trail that matches the path of a Fort Riley-Leavenworth trail used by the US Cavalry.

Rocky Ford Trailhead
1.5 mile trail follows the Big Blue River from Rocky Ford camping area at Tuttle Creek Park to Dyers Road bridge. Bicycles and hiking only.

Randolph State Park
The trails at Randolph State Park cover 200 acres, including camping areas. The trail loops at Carnahan Park are five and eight miles in length and offer dramatic scenery of the lake. For more information, download the Tuttle Creek State Park map.

Biking
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Fancy Creek State Park
Fancy Creek State Park at Tuttle Creek Lake offers 4.5 miles of challenging terrain and is one of Kansas’ best mountain bike trails.

Hudson Trail
Bike trail of 16.4 miles that utilizes a good portion of the Linear Trail, starts near CiCo Park and winds around the city in a counter-clockwise fashion to finish near Frank Bergman Elementary School.

Linear Trail

Linear trail will take hikers and bikers along a picturesque path from Anneberg Park, back to the city's east side and the Northeast Community Park along Knox Lane. 

Other Trails
Other trails available to bicyclists are the Spillway Cycle Area and the Tuttle Creek ORV Area.

Equestrian
Tuttle Creek Lake currently has two separate horse trails on the east side of the lake. Horse lovers enjoy a ride on the equestrian trails in Randolph State Park or Carnahan Park.

Randolph State Park
The trails at Randolph State Park cover 200 acres, including camping areas. The trail loops at Carnahan Park are five and eight miles in length and offer dramatic scenery of the lake. For more information, download the Tuttle Creek State Park map.