Kansas Outdoor Events


01/18/2018

Johnson Co. - Olathe THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 01/18/18 - 01/20/18

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional class information is available online at safehunters.com. Please note the registration date; it opens at midnight of that date.


01/17/2018

Leavenworth Co. - Basehor THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Basehor Community Library

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 01/17/18 - 01/20/18

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com.

Class will be held 5:30PM-9:00PM Wednesday and 9:00AM-5:00PM Saturday. You must attend both classes to be certified. You must also be on time, if you are late you may not be allowed to attend. We will break for lunch on Saturday at Noon.    


01/20/2018

Eagles Day

Location: Free State High School, with Viewing Field Trips to Clinton State Park

Type: 22nd Annual Kaw Valley Eagles Day

Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018

Contact: Kipp from US Army Corp of Engineers

Phone No: 785-843-7665

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

All activities will be at Free State High School, 4700 Overland Dr., Lawrence

FREE ADMISSION 

Presentations - 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 am and 1:15 - 2:45 pm - Kansas' Nesting Bald eagles and Live Raptors (Mike Watkins and Marty Birrell)

Activities for Kids of All Ages - Make an eagle, dissect owl pellets or join in many other fun activities in the exhibit area throughout the day.

Eagle-Viewing Field Trips to Clinton State Park. 10:45 a.m. and 3:00 p.m  FREE Bud rides for field trip are available.  First come, first serve.  Dress for weather.    (IF you follow the bus in with your personal vehicle - we will waive the daily vehicle permit.)


01/19/2018

Anderson Co. - Garnett

Location: Garnett

Type: Furharvester Ed Course

Dates: 01/19/18 - 01/20/18

Contact: Scott Caleb

Phone No: 785-214-9345


01/20/2018

Eagle Day at Milford Lake

Location: Milford Nature Center, Milford State Park

Type: Wildlife Watching

Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018

Time: 9:15 am

Other Information:

Milford Eagle Days (PDF 1.04 MB)

EVENTS SCHEDULE

Milford Nature Center

  • Raptors: 9:15 am, 11:30 am & 1:45 pm 
  • Owls: 10:00 am, 12:15 pm & 2:30 pm 
  • Nesting Eagles in Kansas: 10:45 am & 1:00 pm 
  • Birds of Prey: 3:15 pm 

Starbird Classroom

  • LIVE Eagle Program: 10:00 am, 12:15 pm & 2:30 pm

Bus Schedule

  • 9:00 am
  • 9:30 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 10:30 am
  • 11:00 am
  • 11:30 am
  • 12:00 pm
  • 12:30 pm
  • 1:00 pm
  • 2:00 pm


01/22/2018

Seasonal Site Applications DUE

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Seasonal (aka Summer Long-term) Site Applications Due

Date: Monday, January 22, 2018

Contact: Perry State Park

Phone No: 785 246 3449

Time: 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Seasonal, (aka Summer Long-term) Site Applications for the Camping Lottery Draw are DUE.  Deadline for the completed applications to be returned is Monday, January 22, 2018 at 4:00 PM. (Postmarked, hand delivered, or emailed no later than 4:00 p.m. on January 22, 2018). The drawing will be held Monday Jan 29, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The drawing is open to public. If interested or for questions regarding the summer seasonal camping program, please call the park office for more information.


01/23/2018

PERRY STATE PARK

Location: PERRY STATE PARK OFFICE

Type: OFFICE IS CLOSED ALL DAY

Dates: 01/23/18 - 01/26/18

Contact: Perry State Park

Phone No: 785.246.3449

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Most license and permits can be purchased online at www.ksoutdoors.com

Daily vehicle and camping permits can be obtained by using the self-pay station north of this office, at the Campground Entrance, at the Bike Trails and at the North Boat Ramp.


01/29/2018

SEASONAL LOTTERY DRAW 2018

Location: Perry State Park

Type: LOTTERY DRAW for Seasonal (aka Summer Long-Term Camping)

Date: Monday, January 29, 2018

Contact: Perry State Park

Phone No: 7850246 3449

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

The drawing is open to public and will be held at the office.  The drawing will be held Friday Jan 29, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Seasonal, (aka Summer Long-term) Site Applications were DUE for the 2018 Seasonal Summer Camping Lottery Draw at the Perry State Park Office on January 22 2018.   For questions regarding the seasonal camping program, please call the park office for more information.


01/31/2018

Office Closed

Location: PERRY STATE PARK OFFICE

Type: Office close All Day

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Contact: Perry State Park

Phone No: 785-246-3449

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Most license and permits can be purchased online at www.ksoutdoors.com or through the more than 600 license vendors across the state.  Park daily vehicle and camping permits can be obtained at the self-pay station north of the office. Reservations can be made online at:

 reserveamerica.com 

 kshuntfishcamp.com


02/01/2018

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 02/01/18 - 02/02/18

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional class information is available online at safehunters.com. Please note the registration date; it opens at midnight of that date.


02/03/2018

Reno Co. - Hutchinson

Location: Central Kansas Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, February 03, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

The class is held at the Central Kansas Gun Club range at 2700 north Loraine. We will start at 8:00am so please dont be late. Also you will need to bring a lunch.   

Registration and additional information is available at safehunters.com.


02/10/2018

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will open Dec 1, 2017.

Another source for information: www.recreateshawnee.org


02/17/2018

Hamilton Co. - Syracuse

Location: Tamarisk Golf Course

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Contact: Mike Lewis

Phone No: 620-373-2106

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Field Day - February 17, 2018 Tamarisk Golf Course 811 E. Golf Course RD Syracuse, Kansas Mike Lewis 620-373-2106 or river@pld.com.

Please note: class times are Mountain time.


02/21/2018

Leavenworth Co. - Basehor

Location: Basehor Community Library

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 02/21/18 - 02/24/18

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com.

Class will be held 5:30PM-9:00PM Wednesday and 9:00AM-5:00PM Saturday. You must attend both classes to be certified. You must also be on time, if you are late you may not be allowed to attend. We will break for lunch on Saturday at Noon.    


02/24/2018

Dickinson Co. - Abilene

Location: Abilene Parks and Rec

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 02/24/18 - 02/25/18

Contact: Abilene Parks and Rec

Phone No: 785/263-7266

Other Information:

Registration should be done by calling the Abilene Parks and Rec.


03/03/2018

Kearny Co. - Lakin

Location: Lakin Recreation Commission

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/03/18 - 03/04/18

Contact: Lakin Recreation Commission

Phone No: 785-355-7039

Other Information:

Contact Lakin Rec to register.


03/10/2018

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration is available Dec 1, 2017.

Another source for information: www.recreateshawnee.org


03/17/2018

Barton Co. - Great Bend

Location: City of Great Bend Police Range

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Contact: Tim Boxberger

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will open Jan 31, 2018 online at safehunters.com.

Questions about the class, that aren't answered on safehunters, can be directed to lboxberger2@cox.net.


03/14/2018

Leavenworth Co. - Basehor

Location: Basehor Community Library

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/14/18 - 03/17/18

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com.

Class will be held 5:30PM-9:00PM Wednesday and 9:00AM-5:00PM Saturday. You must attend both classes to be certified. You must also be on time, if you are late you may not be allowed to attend. We will break for lunch on Saturday at Noon.    


03/17/2018

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available at safehunters.com.


03/22/2018

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/22/18 - 03/24/18

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional class information is available online at safehunters.com. Please note the registration date; it opens at midnight of that date.


03/24/2018

Jackson Co. - Mayetta THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: PBPN Tribal Police Department

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/24/18 - 03/25/18

Contact: Joshua Peters

Phone No: 785-966-3024

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration is done by calling Joshua. Class is scheduled for March 24 from 8am-4:30pm and March 25 from 12-5pm.


03/20/2018

Riley Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/20/18 - 03/27/18

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park Office(8AM-4PM). Students receive manual, course syllabus and homework assignments, and class schedule with locations at registration. There are no charges for the class. Class is limited to 50 students.

Classroom sessions are 6-10pm and field day is 8am to 5pm.


04/02/2018

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Monday, April 02, 2018

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will open March 1, 2018.

Another source for information: www.recreateshawnee.org


04/06/2018

Marshall Co. - Marysville

Location: Marysville City Hall

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/06/18 - 04/08/18

Contact: Don Grove

Phone No: 785-541-0061

Other Information:

Contact Don to register for this class. Class dates are April 6, 7 & 8.


04/08/2018

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Coffey County Lake

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Sunday, April 08, 2018

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to eastksbassmasters.com


04/12/2018

Ellis Co. - Hays

Location: Hays Rec Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/12/18 - 04/14/18

Contact: Hays Rec Center

Phone No: 785-623-2650

Other Information:

Hays Rec Commission,. Contact Hays Rec at 785-623-2650. They do require a $20 deposit that will be refunded when class is attended.


04/19/2018

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/19/18 - 04/21/18

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional class information is available online at safehunters.com. Please note the registration date; it opens at midnight of that date.


04/21/2018

Catfish Chasers Tournament Series

Location: Perry State Park Lake View Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Contact: David Studebaker or Craig Collings

Phone No: 785 289 0007 or 816 261 9353

Time: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

David Studebaker                                Craig Collings
785-289-0007                                     816-261-9353
studebakerdavid@yahoo.com


04/29/2018

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Bone Creek Lake

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to eastksbassmasters.com


05/03/2018

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 05/03/18 - 05/05/18

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional class information is available online at safehunters.com. Please note the registration date; it opens at midnight of that date.


05/12/2018

Sunflower Team Series

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018

Contact: Rick Wheeler

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Times are approximate. Contact organizer for exact times.


East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Perry Reservoir

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to eastksbassmasters.com


05/18/2018

NATRC Competitive Trail Ride

Location: Perry State Park Horse Trails/Campground

Type: Comptetitive Trail Ride

Dates: 05/18/18 - 05/20/18

Contact: www.natrcregion6.org

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

www.natrcregion6.org


05/26/2018

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will open March 1, 2018.

Another source for information: www.recreateshawnee.org


06/09/2018

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: LaCygne Lake

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 09, 2018

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to eastksbassmasters.com


Parking Lot Bassmasters

Location: Perry State Park Lake View Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 09, 2018

Contact: Patrick Hatfield

Time: 5:00 am - 3:00 am

Other Information:

Bass tournament


06/21/2018

Kicker Country Stampede

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: Country Music Festival

Dates: 06/21/18 - 06/23/18

Contact: Country Stampede

Phone No: 785-539-2222

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

A three day country music festival featuring the top stars. Information can be gained by going to the Country Stampede website www.countrystampede.com .


06/23/2018

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will be available after March 1, 2018. 

Another source for information: www.recreateshawnee.org


08/18/2018

Sunflower Team Series

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018

Contact: Rick Wheeler

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Times are approximate. Contact organizer for exact times.


Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available at safehunters.com.


08/23/2018

Ellis Co. - Hays

Location: Hays Rec Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/23/18 - 08/25/18

Contact: Hays Rec Center

Phone No: 785-623-2650

Other Information:

Hays Rec Commission,. Contact Hays Rec at 785-623-2650. They do require a $20 deposit that will be refunded when class is attended.


09/01/2018

7th Annual Perry State Park Wild Horse Trails Fundraiser

Location: Perry State Park Wild Horse Trails/Campground

Type: Trial Ride Fund Raiser/Auction

Date: Saturday, September 01, 2018

Contact: Dewayne Burgess

Phone No: 785-230-5241

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Contact Dewayne Burgess

785-230-5241

dewayneA10@msn.com


09/08/2018

Kansas Bass Nation

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 09/08/18 - 09/09/18

Contact: Richard Heflin

Phone No: 785-246-0243

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

High School Tournament


09/09/2018

Kansas Bass Nation

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Sunday, September 09, 2018

Contact: Richard Heflin

Phone No: 785-246-0243

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Youth Tournament (Not in High School)


09/29/2018

Boulder Bluff-Trail Ride

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Trail Ride

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018

Contact: Jill Johnson

Phone No: 316-321-7180

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Please join us for the 2nd annual riding to raise funds for repairs and improvements at El Dorado Lake (Boulder Bluff-Equestrian campground).

Come enjoy-fun, fellowship, relay races, riding w/friends and food.

10am trail ride-BBQ lunch-1pm relay games

$5.00 admission & park permit required


09/30/2018

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Banner Creek Reservoir

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Sunday, September 30, 2018

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to eastksbassmasters.com


09/28/2018

Critter Care's 23rd Annual Benenfit Horse Trail Ride

Location: Perry State Park Wild Horse Trials/Campground

Type: Trail Ride Rain or Shine

Dates: 09/28/18 - 09/30/18

Contact: Critter Care Voice Mail

Phone No: 785-478-9985

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Cost by Fee or Raffle

Bring your own horse.

Email: cc@crittercareoftopeka.com

Critter Care of Topeka
P.O. Box 67341
Topeka, KS 66667-0341


10/14/2018

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Melvern Reservoir

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Sunday, October 14, 2018

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to eastksbassmasters.com


10/20/2018

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available at safehunters.com.


Kansas Bass Nation

Location: Wilson State Park, Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 10/20/18 - 10/21/18

Contact: Danny Barrett / Evan Hartnett

Phone No: 620-200-8723 620-474-9184

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

For details on times please contact the tournament organizers.