173 - Junction City

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Republican River Access
Junction City, KS

River Mile: 173     GPS:  N39.06036  W96.80337
River (Kaw) Left

From I-70 take Junction City Exit 296 (Washington Street). Follow Washington Street north 2.2 miles to 18th St. (also Grant Ave.) Take a right on 18th St. or Grant Ave. and proceed east for 2 miles until the street divides. Grant Park is between the divided streets. Turn into the park before you cross the bridge over the Republican River. The road into the access is gravel and leads approximately 200 yards east to the edge of the Republican River.

Access Info:
Access is a wide concrete ramp on the west bank of the Republican River. Cars can be parked overnight but there is no lighting. The ramp is in view of the Ft. Riley security station. The First Territorial Capitol is on the grounds of Fr. Riley 3 miles downstream from this ramp.

Float Info:
The next access is Ogden a little over 9 miles downstream at river mile 163.4. The new access ramp has a picnic shelter and restrooms.
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