Linear Park/Blue River Access Ramp – River Mile 147

Linear Park/Blue River Access Ramp

Within Linear Park

Manhattan, KS

Riley County

River Mile:  147.5

GPS: 39.19166, -96.53766

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Access Ramp: River Left

The access ramp is on the Blue River.  The Kansas River is about 1/3 mile downstream.

DirectionsFrom I-70 take the Manhattan Exit 313 and go 8 miles north on K-177 to Manhattan.  After crossing the Kansas River bridge take the ramp marked North 177.  Follow the signs to U.S. 24 and turn east toward Wamego.  The turn-off for Linear Park is about 1 mile on the right just before you reach the Blue River.  

Access Information:  This access on the west bank of the Blue River is well-maintained and has ample parking. This is a multi-use park with access to the Manhattan Linear Trail walking/biking trail around the city. The ramp is wide enough for one vehicle.

Amenities:  Restroom, trash can, informational kiosk and lighting.  The walk to the nearest convenience store is about .5 mile.  There are also local restaurants and grocery stores a short drive away. 

Paddle InformationThe next access is the St. George/Boggs Landing Access Ramp 11.5 miles downstream at river mile 137.

Game Warden Covering Riley County:  784-256-3614