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Konza Prairie Research Natural Area

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So Beautiful and a Great Hiking Spot!

My dad was in town from Texas, so we decided to take a hike on the Konza; 4.5 miles. The scenery... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manhattan, KS
2, 4, or 6 Mile Easy Hike

I do this hike once ever season. There are three loop trails of prairie/rolling hills 2, 4, and 6... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
Kathleen K
Kansas City, Kansas
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McDowell Creek Road, 5 miles northeast of I-70, Junction City, KS 66502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dad was in town from Texas, so we decided to take a hike on the Konza; 4.5 miles. The scenery was breath-taking and the maps along the route were easy to read. Bring water.

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

I do this hike once ever season. There are three loop trails of prairie/rolling hills 2, 4, and 6 miles long that are good for hiking or running anytime of year. You may see deer, turkey, rabbit, different types of birds and vegetation native to...More

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed December 6, 2017

My boyfriend and I did the 4.4 mile loop which featured some pretty steep inclines, but they were worth it for the dramatic and spectacular views! The trail is well maintained and very well marked. There's no water on-site, so be sure to bring enough...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Took the 3 mile nature trail as we were limited on time as we got there only 2 hours prior to sunset. Beautiful scenery, nice trails and lots of birds. Also saw a few deer. Would love to spend more time here.

Thank foodfancierEastCoast
Reviewed October 4, 2017

This is a good place to hike and see the Flint Hills. Lots of animals. Quiet with almost no other people. I can imagine it would be hot in the summer but it was perfect for us this fall.

Thank Gary G
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

There are three "loops" on the Konza Prairie trail, so it really can be for all ages/skill levels. There are a couple of steep inclines, but it's mostly even ground. The path is very well maintained and easy to follow. Each section is clearly marked...More

Thank Jen R
Reviewed August 16, 2017

This is a fun way to spend a day, going through this nature trail. Be sure to bring a bottle of water with you however. Lots of great views, nature to look at as well as lots of flowers along the way

Thank karly529
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We stopped by on a whim and decided to walk the trail a little while. We only walked about a mile and saw gorgeous view! Definitely going back soon when we are more prepared for a hike!

Thank ReplayRed
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Visiting our son at Fort Riley, he brought us to the Konza Prairie to try out the 6 mile trail. They are other trail lengths, but we had the time and each of us was ready for the physical exercise. The hottest part of an...More

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed May 30, 2017

My husband and I had not been to Kansas before and wanted to experience as much as possible while in the area for a wedding. We were looking to get out in nature and were told to hike the prairie trail. It was a really...More

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