Sunflower Summer

Sunflower Summer is a program of Kansas Tourism for Kansas residents May 25 - August 11, 2024.

This is a great way to explore our state with free admission to various museums, zoos, historical attractions, and nature centers. Have even more fun by participating in the Manhattan Passport for prizes!

Check It Out!

Outdoor Activities

Oh-so-tremendous outdoors

Adventure starts here in Manhattan. Experience the scenic Flint Hills at many of the parks and trails throughout Manhattan. Enjoy a lake day at Tuttle Creek State Park whether you're boating or paddling. Don't forget about the great hunting and fishing opportunities at Tuttle Creek State Park. Find miles of trails perfect for hiking or biking all around town. Whatever kind of outdoor activity you fancy Manhattan has something for you! 

Hiking & Trails

View the scenic Flint Hills on a variety of trails in Manhattan. The Konza Prairie...

Read More


Manhattan and Kansas State University are both recognized as bronze-level, bicycle...

Read More


The terrain of the Flint Hills region offers superb panoramas to excite both the...

Read More

Disc Golf

Playing disc golf simply takes a handful of discs and players are ready for an hour...

Read More

Hunting & Fishing

There is nothing like the call of the wild. More than 108,000 acres of public...

Read More

Kayaking, Canoeing, and Paddling

Kansans are active on tracks, trails and in the water, as the Kansas River provides...

Read More

Spectator Sports

Sports viewing reaches a fever pitch each fall when September arrives to bring...

Read More


Soaring views of the Flint Hills landscape when you "get your zip on" in...

Read More