River Mile 173 – Junction City Access Ramp


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Republican River Access
Junction City, KS

River Mile: 173

GPS: N39.06036 W96.80337

River (Kaw) Left

Directions:  From I-70 take Junction City Exit 296 (Washington Street). Follow Washington Street north 2.2 imles to 18th Street (also called Grant Avenue) Take a right on 18th Street or Grant Avenue and proceed east for 2 miles until the street dividies. Grant Park is between the divided streets. Turn into the park before you cross the bridge over the Republican River. The road into the access is gravel and leads to approximately 200 yards east to the edge of the Republican River.

Access Info: Access is a wide concrete ramp on the west bank of the Republican River. Cars can be parked overnight, but there is no lighting. The ramp is in view of the Fort Riley security station. The First Territorial Capitol is on the grounds of Fort Riley 3 miles downstream from this ramp.

Float Info: The next access is Ogden; a little over 9 miles downstream at river mile 163.4. The new access ramp has a picnic shelter and restrooms.

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