Funds raised go toward campground and trail improvements. Ride the trails on your own or follow a guided ride. 9:30am, registration begins; rides of varying length and ability will leave at intervals beginning at 10am for the 3-hour, faster paced ride. Lunch at 1pm; please bring a dish to share - burger/hot dogs/buns/chips provided. 1:30pm, report on projects completed and live auction. Donations accepted for the auction.
No Fishing Licences Required! Take someone fishing and enjoy the outdoors for the weekend!
Camping and Vehicle permits still apply.
Why wait for the weekend? The longest trail in Kansas at 117 miles, this all volunteer, Rails-To-Trails project crosses five counties in eastern and central Kansas and it's all there for you! Trail map details can be found on http://kanzatrails.org/flint-hills-nature-trail/map/ Open to non-motorized traffic 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset, this is the largest privately managed rail-trail in the country. With spectacular views and wide open, clean Kansas air you can't go wrong on this adventure.
Forty five activities for all ages and skill levels will commence city-wide across Topeka. There is something for everyone, participant and spectator alike! Equipment and supplies needed based on activity and location. Check out the Sunflower State Games website for details. NOTE: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND FEES VARY BY ACTIVITY.
Enjoy go-at-your-own pace round-trip group rides in Reno County. Open to all levels of cycling abilities. Bring your bike, a helmet, water and an appetite to enjoy a tasty treat at our destination before heading back to Hutchinson.
Join us for orienteering in the woods! Use a special map to navigate from check point to checkpoint. Several options available, from intro level to advanced. Instruction offered, and event is free for first timers. Have fun playing in the woods in this warm winter weather! Appropriate for kids and adults.
Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic backdrop. Kites allowed only during event. No pre-registration necessary, included with admission.
Open to youth 8 - 15 and women of all ages. The day starts with breakfast, followed by safety instructions. Participants will be grouped by hunting experience.
Hunts are organized in areas that are not open to the public. An excellent opportunity in a safe environment.
Lunch, a trap shoot are afternoon activities with a banquet in the evening.
Actual date of event will be announce.
How People Make Things tells the story of how everyday items are manufactured and brings to life the people, ideas and technology that transforms raw materials into finished products. This exhibit will run from January 30, 2016 – May 1, 2016.
Learn our state symbols as we celebrate the birthday of Kansas. Duplicate programming offered both days. Participants must RSVP to receive discounted price. Regular admission applies day of event.
Youth & Adult Members: $3
Youth & Adult Non-Members: $4