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Tallgrass Trail
     One of the best ways to explore Junction City and Geary County is to get outdoors and walk, bike ride or even horseback ride!  Whatever your pleasure, we have the place that is ideal for those activities. 
      Always try to hike, bike or explore with a family member or friend.  Let someone know your location and plans, watch for changing weather and be extra careful during the period of November through February, as hunters are in the field. Wildlife is wild, do not handle injured or found animals.

So bring your families or bring your friends and get outdoors!  Always remember...What you carry in....Carry out!!

Eagle Ridge Trail
8 miles in length, it is the perfect trail for horseback riding, hiking and bicycling. Located in Milford State Park, this trail offers some of the most scenic and diverse areas that the park has to offer.
Good for all skill levels, the trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Tallgrass Trail
Located next to the Milford Nature Center, the 1/2 mile loop or a longer 1 1/2 mile trail takes you through wooded areas, native prairie grass and down past a scenic pond. Don't forget to read the many informational plaques along the way. A great trail for family or group walks and those seeking waterfowl photographs in November and December.

Pipeline Trail
Though only half a mile, this up and down track will make you think you're walking in the Ozarks, as the trail will lead you into a deep ravine, covered by trees.   This trail links campgrounds and acts as a shortcut between areas in Milford State Park.

Riverwalk Trail
A 4.8 mile trail, which takes you along the Republican River, between the outlet tubes of Milford Lake to the Washington St entrance on Fort Riley.  The trail is made of crushed limestone screenings and can be used by walkers, joggers, bicyclists, and equestrians. This trail becomes the Old River Bluff trail at the outlet park, and then connects with Milford State Park's trail system. All combined this offers enthusiasts 14 continuous miles.  This is an excellent trail for viewing Bald Eagles during the winter months. Trail access can be limited during winter due to the high numbers of Bald Eagles in the area.  There are no services along the trail, but a couple of picnic areas are convenient to users.  Hours of operation:  First light to 11:00 PM

Crystal Trail
This 2.2-mile trail in Milford State Park passes by an old quarry where small geode rocks can be found. Deer viewing is good along open fields and by food plots. Viewing of bald eagles is excellent from November through March along the water's edge.

Waterfall Trail
Located in Milford State Park, this 0.6 mile trail leads you through woodland and prairie habitats. A man-made waterfall and pond is located at the trail head.

Wildlife Viewing Tower and Trail
Located in Milford State Park, the tower is accessed from a wrap-around staircase, which rises 21 feet to the top platform. Excellent wildlife viewing is made available with nearby food plots. The best time to visit is near dusk and dawn when most animals are active.  Stargazing is excellent on clear nights, so bring your binoculars!

Old River Bluff Trail
A 1 1/4 mile trail, connecting the Riverwalk Trail and the Milford State Park Eagle Ridge Equestrian Trail.

Junction City Wetlands Trail
A .7 mile trail weaves through wildlife habitat, which features an observation area and an extended pier over the water.  Enjoy over 60 trees and 300 native wetland plants. Located adjacent to I-70 behind Wal-mart on Ash Street.

Riverwalk Landing
Located behind IHOP on East Ash Street, the trail is 1/5 mile long.  You can sit and relax, and watch the sun go down on several park beaches which overlook the pond along the trail.