US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

Trails

Milford State Park

Waterfall Trail - A 0.6 mile walk that leads you through woodland and prairie habitats. A manmade waterfall and pond is located at the trailhead. 

Crystal Trail - This trail is 2.2 miles. It 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. 

Eagle Ridge Equestrian Trail - Over 8 miles of horseback riding on some of the most scenic and diverse areas that Milford Lake has to offer. 

Wildlife Viewing Tower & Trail - The tower is accessed from a wrap-around staircase, which rises 21' 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. Bring your binoculars! 

Junction City Parks & Recreation Department

Riverwalk Trail - A 4.8-mile route along the Republican River between Outlet Park at Milford Lake and Fort Riley, KS. The trail is open to hikers, bicycles, equestrian use, and snowmobiles when appropriate. 

Outlet Park

Old River Bluff Trail - 1 1/4 mile connecting the Riverwalk Trail to the Milford State Park Eagle Ridge Equestrian Trail creating over 14 miles of equestrian trails. 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

ORV Trails - The School Creek ORV area consists of approximately 287 acres of trails restricted to vehicles that are 50 inches wide or less.  No side by side vehicles are allowed. 

Milford Nature Center

Tallgrass Trail - A 1/2-mile loop or a longer 1 1/2-mile hike takes you through wooded areas, native prairie grass, and down to a nearby pond. 

Kansas Landscape Arboretum

Meadow Willow Trail - A 1/2 mile trail with 7 bridges to cross, one of which is a covered bridge. 

Wild Acres Trail - A 1/4 mile walk to discover Kansas' wildflowers. 

Woodland Trail - A 1-mile trail that travels through a bird sanctuary and down to a small pond oasis.