July 24, 2014Tuttle Creek park staff hosting river float as part of the 2014 National Trails Day celebrationPRATT ­– Grab your life jacket, some SPF-30, a paddle, and take part in Tuttle Creek State Park’s float trip July 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Kansas River. Canoers and kayakers will start at Blue River Bridge in Manhattan, off Highway ... Read More

July 24, 2014New reduced youth fees make experiencing the outdoors more affordable than everPRATT – It won’t be long and trail camera pictures won’t be the only thing resident hunters will be clicking through on a computer. At 12:01 a.m. August 1, over-the-counter deer permits go on sale at ksoutdoors.com, and for resident hunters with deer fev ... Read More

July 24, 2014Five dollars, the price of a daily park permit, can get you a day’s-worth of family funPRATT – Lovewell State Park and Lovewell Marina will host the 2014 Lovewell Fun Day Saturday, August 2. The annual event runs from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and will provide parkgoers with a day’s-worth of family-friendly activities all ages will enjoy.Fes ... Read More