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The Gardens

Gardens hours

Dawn to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday through Saturday
March through November

Quinlan Visitor Center

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday
March through November


The Conservatory is currently closed for renovations.


Free admission
Free parking

Kansas State University Gardens

Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources
2021 Throckmorton Ctr
1712 Claflin Road
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6949 fax

1500 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506

Run for the Roses

The innaugural walk/5K run on April 30, 2022 was a huge success!

runners at the starting lineThe race course had runners starting in the beautiful K-State Gardens, around the track at World War 1 Memorial stadium, through campus and finishing back at the Gardens.

Walkers were given a guided tour of the Gardens.

Proceeds from the event will support K-State Garden projects such as: The Reflecting Pool, the Conservatory, the 150th Anniversary of the Gardens in 2025, and more.

See race photos on Facebook

walkers touring the Gardens

Race results

Thank you to our Race Sponsors