Parkwood Inn & Suites - Manhattan, KS
Parkwood Inn & Suites - Manhattan, KS

Area Attractions

Parkwood Inn & Suites is located near more area attractions than other hotels in Manhattan, Kansas.
Konza Prairie

Konza Prairie

The Konza Prairie Biological Station is an 8,600-acre tallgrass prairie preserve owned by The Nature Conservancy and Kansas State University. A self-guided nature trail is open to the public from sunrise to sunset daily. Konza Prairie is south of Manhattan. Travel 6.3 miles south of K-177 on McDowell Creek Road along the east side of the Kansas River. The area can also be reached from 1-70 by taking Exit 307 and traveling north 4.9 miles on McDowell Creek Road
Tuttle Creek Reservoir

Tuttle Creek Dam and Reservoir

Located near Manhattan in northeast Kansas, Tuttle Creek State Park offers visitors a broad variety of outdoor recreation possibilities and plenty of room to roam. The communities of Manhattan, Wamego, Fort Riley, Olsburg, Randolph and Westmoreland offer nearby eating establishments and visitor opportunities. Tuttle Creek Reservoir, the state's second largest impoundment, offers 12,500 acres of water and approximately 100 miles of rugged, wooded shoreline to explore. Tuttle Creek Park is also the home of the Country Stampede, a four day country festival which takes place in June.

Sunset Zoo

Sunset Zoo

Sunset Zoo, located in Manhattan, Kansas, is open 360 days a year and is home to over 300 animal species!

General Admission
$4 per adult
$2 per child, ages 3-12
Children under 2 & FOSZ members are FREE

Hours
Sunset Zoo is open 7 days a week.
Summer (April - October) 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Winter (November - March) 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Kansas State University

Kansas State University

Kansas State University ranks as one of the nation's "cutting-edge schools," according to a guidebook that pinpoints today's hottest majors and the innovative colleges that offer them. K-State got its start in 1858, when Bluemont Central College was founded and 53 students enrolled. Five years later K-State became the first college in America to be officially designated a land-grant school. K-State ranks first nationally among state universities in its total of Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall scholars since 1986. Our students have won more than $2 million in those five competitions and have earned K-State a place among the nation's elite universities. Parkway Inn & Suites is located 10 blocks away, making it more convenient than other hotels in Manhattan, Kansas for visiting parents.
Fort Riley Military Base

Fort Riley Military Base

Fort Riley is a United States Army installation located in Northeast Kansas, on the Kansas River, between Junction City and Manhattan. The Fort Riley Military Reservation covers 100,656 acres (407 km²) in Geary and Riley counties. The fort has a daytime population of nearly 25,000. Fort Riley is named in honor of Major General Bennett C. Riley who led the first military escort along the Santa Fe Trail. The fort was established in 1853 as a military post to protect the movement of people and trade over the Oregon-California and Santa Fe trails. Fort Riley is the home of the "BIG RED ONE"
Kansas State Gardens

K-State Gardens

The KSU Gardens is a horticulture display garden that has been established as an educational resource and learning laboratory for K-State students and the visiting public. The KSU Gardens is a privately funded project located on the campus of Kansas State University. When completed, the Gardens will be a 19-acre garden designed to show hardscape and tested ornamental plant material in different aesthetic settings.
Flint Hills Discovery Center

Flint Hills Discovery Center

The Flint Hills Discovery Center explores the geology, biology and cultural history of the Flint Hills - the last remaining tallgrass prairie in North America. This is a must see attraction that will educate and entertain visitors of every age, with our multi-media, interactive exhibits, outdoor terrace, gift shop and traveling exhibits that change throughout the year. We want to educate everyone about the unique ecosystem of the tallgrass prairie, inspire visitors to become actively engaged in exploring firsthand the Flint Hills region and all it has to offer, and ultimately, to become better stewards of this important ecosystem.
Bill Snyder Family Stadium

Bill Snyder Family Stadium

Home to Wildcat football since 1968, this stadium holds more than 50,000 fans. It has a deck, sky suites, a press box, video and message boards, and a ProStar VideoPlus display screen measuring 23 feet by 61 feet.

enamed in 2005 for legendary Wildcat football coach Bill Snyder, this stadium opened in 1968 to replace the inadequate facilities of old Memorial Stadium. Student fees, athletic ticket revenues and donor contributions covered the $1.6 million construction cost. The field was renamed Wagner Field in 1991 to honor J. David Wagner, a resident of Dodge City, who provided funds for new turf.
Parkwood Inn & Suites - Manhattan, KS