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K-State Challenge Course 10-year Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, June 4 * 1-4 pm
K-State Challenge Course

Recreational Services invites you to join us to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the K-State Challenge Course. The event is FREE and open to the public. There will be fun for all ages.

Activities include:

  • Cake and ice cream
  • Explore and participate in the high and low elements
  • Meet Willie the Wildcat, 2-3 pm
  • Live remote from Power Hits 97.5 FM
  • Win prizes and giveaways

*Participants must be at least 8 years old for the low elements and at least 12 years old for the high elements. Each participant should wear close-toe and heel shoes along with appropriate athletic clothing. 

*All youth must have a signed waiver by a parent or guardian. Waivers will be available on site or you can download one here

 

Directions

The Challenge Course is located on Jardine Drive just east of the K-State Child Development Center. 

From the east
  • Take I-70 West.
  • Turn right at exit 313 (K-177 North) and drive approximately 9 miles.
  • After you go over the Kansas River bridge, take the Fort Riley Boulevard exit.
  • You will see the Town Center Mall in front of you.
  • Turn left at the stoplight onto Tuttle Creek Boulevard.
  • Turn left at the Bluemont Avenue stoplight.
  • Travel 10 blocks to the Manhattan Avenue stoplight. You will see the campus in front of you.
  • Turn right at the stoplight onto Manhattan Avenue.
  • Travel 7 blocks north to the Claflin Road stoplight.
  • Turn left onto Claflin Road. You will be entering campus.
  • Turn right onto Mid-Campus Drive at the four-way stop.
  • Turn right onto Jardine Drive.
  • Turn left on Serum Plant Rd at the Z B18 parking lot sign.
  • Turn right into the Z B18 parking lot. (quick right)
  • The Challenge Course is straight up the small hill past the open grassy area.

From the west
  • Take I-70 East.
  • Take exit 303 (K-18 North) and turn left onto K-18.
  • Drive about 10 minutes on K-18 (it changes into Ft. Riley Boulevard on the edge of Manhattan).
  • Turn left at the 17th Street stoplight. Travel 11 blocks to the Anderson Avenue stoplight. You will see the campus in front of you.
  • Turn left onto Anderson Avenue at the stoplight.
  • Turn right onto Denison Avenue at the stoplight and travel north along the side of the campus to the Jardine Drive/Mid-Campus Drive stoplight.
  • Turn right onto Jardine Drive/Mid-Campus Drive.
  • Turn left at the Z B18 parking lot sign onto Serum Plant Road.
  • Turn right into the Z B18 parking lot. (quick right)
  • The Challenge Course is straight up the small hill past the open grassy area.

From the north
  • Take Highway 13 South to Highway 113.
  • Turn left on 113 (which turns into Seth Childs Road) and travel south to Anderson Avenue.
  • Turn left on Anderson Avenue and travel east to Denison Avenue
  • Turn left onto Denison Avenue at the stoplight.
  • Travel north along the side of the campus to the Jardine Drive/Mid-Campus Drive stoplight.
  • Travel 7 blocks north to the Claflin Road stoplight.
  • Turn right onto Jardine Drive/Mid-Campus Drive.
  • Turn left at the Z B18 parking lot sign onto Serum Plant Road.
  • Turn right into the Z B18 parking lot. (quick right)
  • The Challenge Course is straight up the small hill past the open grassy area.

From the south
  • Take K-177 North to Manhattan.
  • After you go over the Kansas River bridge, take the Fort Riley Boulevard exit.
  • You will see the Town Center Mall in front of you.
  • Turn left at the stoplight onto Tuttle Creek Boulevard.
  • Turn left at the Bluemont Avenue stoplight.
  • Travel 10 blocks to the Manhattan Avenue stoplight. You will see the campus in front of you.
  • Turn right at the stoplight onto Manhattan Avenue.
  • Travel 7 blocks north to the Claflin Road stoplight.
  • Turn left onto Claflin Road. You will be entering campus.
  • Turn right onto Mid-Campus Drive at the four-way stop.
  • Turn right onto Jardine Drive.
  • Turn left on Serum Plant Rd at the Z B18 parking lot sign.
  • Turn right into the Z B18 parking lot. (quick right)
  • The Challenge Course is straight up the small hill past the open grassy area.

For an interactive campus map, click here.