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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



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

Past Events: Run for the Roses

runners at the starting line

Saturday, April 30, 2022

The inaugural 5K run - 1K walk on April 30, 2022 was a huge success!

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

walkers touring the Gardens

See 2022 race photos on Facebook

2022 Race results

Thank you to 2022 Race Sponsors