Cico Park

Cico Park is a 97-acre park located in the western part of Manhattan, Kansas. It was founded under a cooperative agreement between Riley County, the City of Manhattan, and the Unified School District #383. Each of these entities is responsible for maintaining a different portion of the park.

Riley County Parks maintains all county facilities, Pottorf Hall meeting facility, fairgrounds, rodeo arena, trails, parking lot areas, playgrounds, and open spaces. The City of Manhattan maintains the baseball complex, tennis courts, and swimming pool. U.S.D. 383 maintains Bishop Stadium. 

CiCo Park - Park sign

Park Amenities

  • running track
  • baseball complex
  • arboretum
  • fitness trail
  • swimming pool
  • sledding hill
  • meeting facilities
  • picnic shelters
  • rodeo arena
  • fairgrounds
  • playground
  • dog park
  • tennis courts

Events Held at Cico Park

  • Riley County Fair
  • PRCA Rodeo
  • 4-H exhibits
  • livestock shows
  • high school football games & track meets
  • local & regional baseball tournaments
  • arts & crafts shows
  • antique tractor pulls
  • auctions
  • concerts

Park Rules and Regulations


5:00 am - 11:00 pm


Kimball Ave & Wreath Ave
Ph: 785-539-2981
No vehicle sales
No semi truck or trailer parking
No motorized vehicles on the grass
No liquor or cereal malt beverages

Fairgrounds & Pottorf Hall

Contact Riley County Extension


Contact City of Manhattan, Parks & Recreation

CiCo Park - Building
CiCo Park - flowers