Near Manhattan, KS- 5-7 Miles southwest on McDowell Creek Rd
Trail Conditions: Single track- varied surfaces from rocks to sand. Offers some challenges, fairly hilly, open prairie and woodlands, a ton of wild turkey and deer.This is a good trail, well maintained, and well marked and can offer challenges to beginners and advanced trail runners.
Miscellaneous: No bikes. Can be ran all year round. Best
time to see the wildlife is early in the morning. No fees. No water.
Directions: If you are coming to Manhattan off of I-70 at the 313
exit. Continue to Manhattan on 177 hwy, before you cross the Kansas River, take a
left on McDowell Creek Rd. Stay on McDowell Creek for 5-7 Miles (I haven't really
paid attention to the distance out there) or until you see a sign on your left the says Konza Prairie. Turn left and follow it to the parking area. History of the area and trail maps are available there.