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Rock City Park

1051 Ivy Rd, Minneapolis, Kansas 67467 USA

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“Five acres of 200 huge dakota sandstones”

“Minneapolis, Kansas - Rock City is a five acre park which contains about 200 huge Dakota sandstone concretions. The spheres are up to 27 feet in diameter and you are encouraged to climb on them and do pretty much whatever you want. Rock City claims that there is no place else in the world with so many huge concretions.  Rock City is 3 1/2 miles south of Minneapolis off Highway 106. There is a small gift shop where Rock City, Inc., the local non-profit corporation that operates the park, collects a $3 fee. There is a bucket to leave money when the gift shop is closed.”

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Reviewed by
brennan.cooke

  • 4 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
September 15, 2014

Very neat. Worth the stop: at least to break up monotony of driving across Kansas. Easy stop to stretch legs

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Reviewed by
teliau

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
May 10, 2014

Much better than I anticipated! Worth the stop to wander among the oddly placed rocks!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
ashley.e.duvall

  • 9 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
August 01, 2017
Rated 3.0

Very cool spot! I couldn't believe the rocks were just randomly in the middle of KS. Would have given 5 stars had the place not been overrun by crazy attack bugs that nest in the ground... (my only thoughts were yellow jackets). I would say go here early spring or late fall when the bugs are not around!

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Reviewed by
zibbit

  • 5 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 25, 2017
Rated 5.0

Kids (ages 4 & 8) enjoyed it! Rocks were huge and it was HOT, but the friendly lady in the gift shop offered the kids free freezer pops when they finished climbing. Maps took us way off course when I clicked "navigate" from the RT app, but when I searched Rock City in Maps, it led us there. According to the gift shop lady, GPS sometimes sends people to the other side of the highway, and Ivy Rd does not go through. Cost was $3 per adult, $0.50 per child. Hard to find at first but worth it in my opinion.

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Reviewed by
jarednicholson

  • 16 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 22, 2017
Rated 4.0

Kinda hard to find, but worth the effort. Interesting with great photo ops. Definitely worth the stop.

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  • 3 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
March 16, 2017
Rated 4.0

It was a very interesting stop, has a little walking path. Beautiful prairie views !

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Reviewed by
Whit1001

  • 6 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
March 04, 2017
Rated 3.0

It was nice to stretch my legs a bit and climb all over the rocks. They were much bigger than I expected.

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Reviewed by
MichaelStoneking

  • 6 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
February 17, 2017
Rated 5.0

Worth the stop. Very unique, great for birdwatching or a short hike.

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Reviewed by
dapalmer

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
September 22, 2016
Rated 4.0

Fun but a ton of bugs

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Reviewed by
RachelS2016

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
July 31, 2016
Rated 4.0

This was worth the stop to let the kids run around during a long day of driving. It is off the highway about 15 minutes but really fun for moving around. Shop sells water and sodas and trinkets. Restrooms are like clean port a potties. The route mapping here isn't the best. Watch for signs advertising it. We were headed from the south on I 135. Exit route 18 and then head north on 106. You can drive through Minneapolis on the way back to I 135. Cute town.

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Rock City Park

1051 Ivy Rd
Minneapolis, Kansas
67467 USA

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