Anneberg Park Perimeter Trail
Partially wooded and part-shaded
Bluemont Scenic OverlookAchieve the full hiking experience: make 20-acre Goodnow Park the trail origin at 4th and Thurston streets, just south of Manhattan Country Club.
CiCo Park Trail
Route encircles City Park, one-quarter mile on each leg of the circuit, surrounded by Fremont (north), 11th Street (east), Poyntz Avenue (south) and 14th Street (west) to total one mile. Plenty of joggers/walkers on this trail with primarily wide paths.
Set upon 110 acres split between city/county use of riverfront property, Fairmont includes a trail that circles the park and is devoted to walking/biking.
Konza Prairie Trail
Three trails comprise the established hiking options at Konza Prairie with distances of 1.4, 4.5 and 6 miles; $2 trail fee requested; hiking only. Access from Manhattan via McDowell Creek Road, and drive south 8 miles.
Bicycles, motorcycles, ATVs are not permitted on Konza trails. Pets also prohibited.
Just west of CiCo Park on Kimball Avenue,
Northeast Community Park Trail
Hikers-bikers follow a picturesque path from Anneberg Park back to Manhattan’s east side and Northeast Community Park along Knox Lane (8.5 miles). For more information, download this Linear Park Trail map.
Randolph State Park
Trails at Randolph State Park cover 200 acres, including camping areas. The trail loops at Carnahan Park are 5 and 8 miles in length and offer dramatic scenery of the lake. For more information, download the Tuttle Creek State Park map.
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 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-Fort Leavenworth trail used by the U.S. Cavalry.
Washington Marlatt Park trails
Half-dozen trail options exist within Marlatt Park, and two more trails lead to Top of the World scenic overlook off of Seth Child Road/Highway 113.
Western Heritage Trail
3-mile loop follows the Big Blue River from Dyer Road Bridge to Rocky Ford camping/fishing area and ultimately to Tuttle Creek Park Beach Drive, all along Big Blue river banks. Rocky Ford was used as a river crossing by pioneers for many years. Rocky Ford Outdoor Recreation Area
Some trails may be affected by increased regional water levels and releases from Tuttle Creek Reservoir. Manhattan Parks & Rec maintains this updated list.
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 5 and 8 miles in length and offer dramatic scenery of the lake. Tuttle Creek State Park map.