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Cedar Bluff


Cedar bluff state park is divided into two, unique areas along the shorelines of cedar bluff reservoir. the bluffton area, on the north shore, provides nearly 350 acres for visitors.



Cheney reservior was constructed by the bor and was finished in 1965. the lake consists of 9,600 surface acres of water. the state park consists of 1,913 acres in three counties on the south end of the lake, both on the east shore and west shore.



Dedicated in 1975, 1500-acre clinton state park is located on the northeast shore of clinton reservoir. four miles from the city of lawrence, the park serves the neighboring community well. the parkís nearly 600,000 annual visitors travel from across the country, passing through or as their destination. in either case, compliments about the facilities and the natural beauty of the park are common.



Rich in history and spectacular scenery, crawford state park has a flavor all its own. this southeast kansas treasure, located 9 miles north of girard in crawford county, resides on a 150-acre lake built by the civilian conservation corps (ccc) in the 1930ís.

Cross Timbers


Cross timbers state park is located in the gently rolling hills of the verdigris river valley in southeast kansas. comprising 1,075 acres in the northern reaches of the physiographic region known to early pioneers as the cross timbers, this park provides numerous access points to the 2,800-acre toronto reservoir.



Eisenhower state park formerly known as melvern state park was renamed in 1990 by legislature to honor the only us president from kansas. located on the eastern fringe of the flint hills in southern osage county. eisenhower is 1,785 acres of rolling hills with 18 miles of trails, camping, playground, beach, horse shoe pits, sand volley ball court, frisbee disk golf, boat slip rentals, and basketball court for your family gatherings.

El Dorado


El dorado reservoir was constructed by the u.s. army corps of engineers and was completed in june of 1981. the lake consists of approximately 8000 surface acres of water, 4500 acres of park lands and 3500 acres of wildlife area. management of the reservoir resources has been granted to the ks. dept. of wildlife and parks.

Elk City


Elk city state park is located in montgomery county, approximately 5 miles northwest of independence, kansas. the state park was leased from the u.s. army corps of engineers in 1967 and the lease area involved 1,127 acres for the period of 25 years, for public park and recreational purposes. the elk city project maintains approximately 4,500 water acres at normal flood pool. the lease has since been amended and presently the lease agreement is for 857 acres.

Fall River


Camping, swimming, boating, water skiing, hiking, and picnics are popular pursuits at fall river. developed campsites include modern restroom and shower facilities. forty-five electric/water hookups are available, plus more than 100 primitive campsites. new this fall children can enjoy our playground and swings. six hiking trails and an orienteering course offer visitors an up-close and personal perspective on this unique area.

Glen Elder


On the shores of waconda lake, one of kansas' largest lakes, glen elder state park offers nearly unlimited recreational opportunities. with its rural setting, glen elder is a perfect place to relax. modern restroom/shower buildings are open in sioux/kaw, kanza, and cheyenne campgrounds from mid march through october. a full service marina provides fuel, boat and slip rental, boating, fishing and camping supplies.



Hillsdale offers outdoor recreational opportunities to campers, anglers, boaters, hunters, swimmers, horseback riders, model airplane fliers, hikers, naturalists, picnickers, photographers, sightseers, and those out to enjoy our natural environment.



Kanopolis state park started it all. the first kansas state park has drawn visitors to eastern ellsworth county since 1955. situated in the rolling hills, bluffs and woods of the scenic smoky hills region of kansas, kanopolis is located 33 miles southwest of salina.

Kaw River


The park property presently consists of 76 acres of land on the south bank of the kansas river in west topeka. the area is mostly hardwood forest overlooking the kansas (kaw) river, and is adjacent to maclennan park and cedar crest (the kansas governorís residence) to the east. the kansas wildlife & parks region 2 office is also adjacent to the park property. additional property west of the region office building will also include public access for trails.

Lake Meade


Meade state park was originally carved out of the turkey track ranch in 1927. meade state park rests in the high plains of southwest kansas, just west of the red hills, 8 miles south and 5 miles west of meade on highway 23. the state park and wildlife area comprise 803 acres of land and water.



1160 acre state park w/primitive and utility camping, camping cabins, day use areas, swimming beach, full service marina, modern shower and restroom facilities. adjacent to 3000 surface acre reservoir.



Located near junction city on the shores of the state's largest lake, 16,000-acre milford reservoir, milford state park is a favorite getaway for outdoors loving visitors. park facilities include modern campgrounds, shower buildings, toilets, swimming beaches, boat ramps, picnic shelters, a full-service marina, and a multi-purpose trails system. the park also houses a large yacht club.

Mushroom Rock


Part of the smoky hill region in the north-central part of the state, the dakota formations are the remains of beach sands and sediments of the cretaceous period, the interval of geologic time from about 144 to 66 million years ago. sanstone and sedimentary rock, is held together by natural cement. the concreations that make up mushroom rocks are cemented calcium carbonate. the largest rock measures 27 feet in diameter. this area is managed by nearby kanopolis state park and is truly a site to see.



Perry state park is located in the southwest portion of perry reservoir , four miles north of highway 24 on highway 237. the park features a sand beach, five shower buildings, two boat ramps, picnic areas, and trails for horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking. there are four utility campgrounds, totaling 102 sites with electricity and water hookups, and seven primitive campgrounds with over 200 sites. all of our campsites are first come, first serve. perry state park offers 22 miles of biking and hiking trails in the delaware area, and 25 miles of equestrian trails in the jefferson point area.



Pomona state park came into existence by a lease agreement through the u.s. army corps of engineers upon completion of construction of the dam in 1963. pomona lake controls watershed runoff from over a 322 square mile area. controlled releases are made into 110-mile creek, which flows into the marais des cygnes, osage and missouri rivers. this lake is operated in conjunction with other u.s. army corps of engineers projects, which congress authorized to be build for flood control in the missouri and mississippi river basins.

Prairie Dog


Camping at prairie dog include 4 reservable cabins (2 modern and 2 primitive), 60 electric/water sites, 12 electric-only sites, and more than 130 primitive sites. reservable sites are available. shower and restroom facilities are conveniently located, as are two rv dump stations. a 1.4- mile nature trail complete with interpretive signage is a great way to explore the park and observe wildlife.

Prairie Spirit Trail


The trail is a hard packed limestone screening surface in rural areas. portions of the trail are asphalted through garnett and ottawa. the trail averages a minimum of 8 feet wide. the grades are moderate and follow original railroad grades. camping is not allowed along the trail, but is available nearby in the city of garnett.

Sand Hills


Sand hills state park, a 1,123 acre natural area, has been preserved for its sand dunes, grasslands, wetlands, and woodlands. popular activities at the park are hiking and horseback riding. other activities include hunting, bird watching, wildflower walks, jogging and just simple relaxation in the country. there are 8 distinct trails within the park which are broken down into interpretive, hiking and horseback riding trails. there are 14 miles of trails which weave in between 10 to 40 feet high sand dunes, through grasslands and trees, and around ponds. modern facilities are limited to two vault toilets.



Hidden in the western kansas prairie, scott state park is a startling oasis of natural springs, deep wooded canyons, and craggy bluffs. the 1,020-acre park surrounds the 100-acre, springfed scott state fishing lake.

Tuttle Creek


Nine cabins are offered at tuttle creek state park. each cabin offers a full kitchen with basic pots and pans, table service for four, a full bathroom, heating, a/c, covered patio, picnic tables, grill and fire-ring. reservations can be made by contacting the park office or online.



Choose from 66 water/electric campsites, six electric campsites, one water/electric/sewer, or one of the many primitive sites. water sites are available year round. reservations are accepted on several sites. five boat ramp lanes and three courtesy docks offer boaters ample launching facilities on a usually uncluttered lake at conservation level.
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