Kansas Outdoor Events


03/03/2017

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Godfrey's Indoor Shooting Range

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/03/17 - 03/04/17

Contact: Godfrey's to register

Phone No: 785-238-0094


03/04/2017

Leavenworth Co. - Tonganoxie

Location: Tonganoxie Rec Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Date: Saturday, March 04, 2017

Contact: Tonganoxie Rec Commission

Phone No: 913-845-3502

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration with Tonganoxie Rec Commission. $5 will be needed for lunch.


03/05/2017

Irish Road Bowling

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Road Bowling

Date: Sunday, March 05, 2017

Contact: Kevin Kelly

Phone No: 785-843-8461

Time: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

This is an annual fundraiser event to benefit the children charities for the Lawrence St. Patrick's Day Parade.  The object is to throw an iron ball around the course (campground #1 roads) and then throw a smaller ball to get it as close to the iron ball as possible.   Scoring is similar to golf.    This is a FUN event.


Butler Co. - Andover

Location: Andover Central Park Lodge Facitility

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Sunday, March 05, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


03/10/2017

Harvey Co. - Newton SPACE IS LIMITED

Location: Harvey Co 4H Building

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/10/17 - 03/11/17

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com. 

Class will be held March 10 from 6-9pm and March 11 from 8-5.


03/11/2017

Reno Co. - Hutchinson

Location: Central Kansas Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


03/09/2017

Wyandotte Co. - Kansas City THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Cabelas

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/09/17 - 03/11/17

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Class is scheduled for March 9 from 6-9pm and March 11 from 9am-5pm. 

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


03/11/2017

Finney Co. - Garden City

Location: Garden City Community College and Garden City Trap Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


Sedgwick Co. - Wichita THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Gandar Mountain

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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


03/10/2017

2017 Kansas Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever State Convention

Location: Wichita Marriott

Type: Community Event

Dates: 03/10/17 - 03/11/17

Contact: http://www.kansaspfqf.org/

This is an All Day Event


03/11/2017

MIami Co. - Paola THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Hillsdale Range and Training Facility

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


03/06/2017

Leavenworth Co. - Leavenworth

Location: Ft Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/06/17 - 03/11/17

Contact: Mark Luna

Phone No: 913-683-0230

Other Information:

FORT LEAVENWORTH ROD & GUN CLUB, 821 SHERIDAN AVENUE, FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS  66027.

EMAIL CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AT: mark.w.luna.civ@mail.mil CLASS IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 40 STUDENTS


03/11/2017

Pratt Co. - Pratt

Location: Pratt County Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


Kiowa Co. - Greensburg

Location: Greensburg Community Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/11/17 - 03/12/17

Contact: Donnie Bonham to register

Phone No: 620-786-4264

Time: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will be held 1-7pm March 11 and 12.


03/12/2017

Southfork achers

Location: Byron Walker WA- Archery Range

Type: 3-D archery

Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017

Contact: Joe Robinson

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


03/17/2017

Johnson Co. - Shawnee THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Friday, March 17, 2017

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center to register

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration opens December 5, 2016 by calling the Shawnee Civic Center. Class will start promptly at 9am and won't dismiss until after 5pm.

Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Dr., Shawnee KS 913-631-5200. To meet state requirements this online class is designed to allow the qualified participant to complete the chapters and quizzes online. Visit www.ksoutdoors.com to complete the internet portion of the class. Students must print off Field Day Qualifier Exam certificate and bring it to the class. Participants must also successfully pass a quiz at the beginning of the in-classroom portion in order to continue with the instructional class where there will be a demonstration and a final written test. Enroll now, classes fill up quick! $15 fee required.


03/18/2017

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information will be available online at www.safehunters.com.


Pratt Co. - Pratt

Location: KDWPT Operations Office

Type: Bowhunter Ed Course

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.

The course will be half indoors and half outdoors, please dress accordingly. Bring a lunch. Bring archery equipment; if the student doesn't have any, please contact the instructor. 

Class will begin in the basement conference room at the Pratt KDWPT office. Use the north door, down the stairs, to the right.

If class size minimum of 10 student is not met the course will be cancelled and students will be notified via email.

Questions and notification of no equipment can be sent to aaron.austin@ks.gov.


03/17/2017

Sedgwick Co. - Wichita THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Cabela's

Type: Hunter Ed Course

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

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will be March 17 from 6-9pm and March 18 from 9am to 6pm. 

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com. 


03/18/2017

Butler Co. - Augusta THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: FTAC Academy, LLC

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/18/17 - 03/19/17

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Kearny Co. - Lakin

Location: Lakin Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/18/17 - 03/19/17

Contact: Lakin Rec to register

Phone No: 620-355-7039

Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


03/21/2017

Shawnee Co. - Topeka

Location: Sunrise Optimist Club

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/21/17 - 03/23/17

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Other Information:

Class is held March 21-23rd from 6:30-9:30pm. Registration is available online at schea.org. 


03/25/2017

About Boating Safely

Location: Ottawa Carnegie Cultrual Center, Lower Level, South Class

Type: Boating Ed Class

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Contact: Pam Chaffee

Phone No: 785-550-4074

Time: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm

Other Information:

Short lunch break. Bring sack lunch.

There is a $15 charge for the textbook.

You can also contact:

Dave Chaffee

(785) 550-4075

 Register through March 23, 2017


03/23/2017

Johnson Co. - Olathe THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/23/17 - 03/25/17

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will be available online at safehunters.com starting Feb. 21, 2017.


03/25/2017

Barton Co. - Great Bend

Location: City of Great Bend Police Range

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com. Registration will open online on Jan 24.


Scott Co. - Scott City

Location: William-Carpenter 4H Building

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at safehunters.com. Registration does not open until Jan 24.


Clay Co. - Clay Center

Location: Clay Center United Methodist Church

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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


03/21/2017

Brown Co. - Hiawatha

Location: Fisher Center and Weast Farm

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/21/17 - 03/25/17

Contact: Larry Weast

Phone No: 785-547-6186

Other Information:

March 21, Tuesday, 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm, March 23, Thursday, 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm, and March 25, Saturday, 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.  The Tuesday and Thursday classes will be held at the Fisher Center, 203 E Iowa St, in Hiawatha.  The Saturday Field Day will be held at the Weast Farm, 2561 Horned Owl Road, Hiawatha. 
 

To register, students need to be at the first meeting, on time with paper and pen to take notes.  All classes must be attended to be certified.  Students must be at least 11 years old by the close of the class to be certified.


03/25/2017

Nemaha Co. - Corning THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Corning Community College

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


Greenwood Co. - Eureka

Location: Christian Hills Church Camp

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/25/17 - 03/26/17

Contact: Gun Powder and Lead

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Students must register is person at Gun Powder and Lead, 206 E River, Eureka. 

Class will be March 25, 8-5 and March 26, 8-2.


Anderson Co. - Garnett

Location: Optimist Youth Building, North Lake

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/25/17 - 03/26/17

Contact: The Rockers to register

Phone No: 785-835-6580

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will be held March 25 from 8-5 and March 26 from 12:30-6.


03/26/2017

Anderson Co. - Garnett

Location: Optimist Youth Building, North Lake

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Contact: The Rockers to register

Phone No: 785-835-6580

Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Internet assisted field day and testing session will be held March 26 from 9:30-6.


03/21/2017

Riley Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/21/17 - 03/28/17

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 am

Other Information:

Class will be March 21 & 28 from 6-10pm; March 25 8-4:30.

Students need to pre-register at Tuttle Creek State Park(8-4:30, MK-F), receive course syllabus, manuals, class assignments, and class locations at registration. Classroom session are held in Manhattan, range at Fancy Creek Range.


03/28/2017

Crawford Co. - Pittsburg

Location: PSU, Kansas Technology Center, Rm 102

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/28/17 - 04/01/17

Contact: KDWPT Pittsburg office

Phone No: 620-231-3173

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Other Information:

Class will be held March 28 from 6-9:30pm and April 1 from 8-noon. Pre-register is not required but all questions can be directed to the Pittsburg office. 


03/31/2017

Marshall Co. - Marysville

Location: Marysville

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/31/17 - 04/02/17

Contact: Don Grove to register

Phone No: 785-541-0061

Other Information:

Registration will open March 15. 


04/01/2017

Jackson Co. - Holton

Location: American Legion/VFW

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/01/17 - 04/02/17

Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

This class requires students to attend both days to complete the course for hunters ed. certification. Saturdays class will be at the American Legion Building just East of the intersection of US 75 HWY and 6th Street in Holton, KS. Saturdays class will start promptly at 8:30AM and be done by 5:00 PM. Students should arrive between 8:00-8:30 to check in for the class. We will take a lunch break around noon, but students will be responsible for their own lunch. Sundays portion of the course will be held at Banner Creek Reservoir from 1:00PM to 5:00PM. Students will need to be at the lake by 1:00 PM on Sunday. Saturday will entail classroom presentations and Sunday will be outdoor activities, so dress appropriately. Students must be at least 11 YOA to enroll and attend this class. Students need to register on safehunters.com to attend this class. For questions, email Ted at tvandonge@embarqmail.com or call 785-364-7149.

Registration is available online at www.safehunters.com.   


04/08/2017

USA Bassin

Location: Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, April 08, 2017

Contact: Rick Wheeler

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm


04/06/2017

Ellis Co. - Hays

Location: Hays Rec Commission

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/06/17 - 04/08/17

Contact: Hays Rec

Phone No: 785-623-2650

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will be held April 6 from 6-9pm and April 8 from 8am to completion. 

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


04/08/2017

Marion Co. - Ramona

Location: Bailey Residence

Type: Advanced Hunter Ed

Date: Saturday, April 08, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

These classes will teach specific topics above and beyond that of Hunter Education, Bowhunter Education or Furharvester Education. Topics may include gun care and cleaning, CPR and First Aid (by certified instructors), wing shooting, pistol shooting, muzzleloader shooting and care, game animal cleaning and meat processing, etc. Some classes will require the student to be Hunter Ed certified. There may be an age restriction. These classes will not certify anyone to purchase a hunting license in Kansas.

Instructor Notes for Students: Must have passed hunter education. Class is one day, bring your bow or firearm that you hunt with. Contact me for more details.   

Registration is available online at www.safehunters.com.


Sedgwick Co. - Wichita

Location: Garder Mountain

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 08, 2017

Time: 9:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


04/09/2017

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Melvern Reservoir

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Sunday, April 09, 2017

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to: eastksbassmasters.com


Southfork Acher

Location: Byron Walker WA - Archery Range

Type: 3-D Shoot

Date: Sunday, April 09, 2017

Contact: Joe Robinson

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


04/13/2017

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/13/17 - 04/15/17

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will be available online at safehunters.com beginning March 21, 2017.


04/03/2017

Labette Co. - Parsons

Location: Arvon Phillips Community Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/03/17 - 04/15/17

Other Information:

Monday, April 3, 2017  From 6:00 PM To 9:00 PM
Tuesday, April 4, 2017  From 6:00 PM To 9:00 PM
Thursday, April 6, 2017  From 6:00 PM To 9:00 PM 
Monday, April 10, 2017  From 6:00 PM To 9:00 PM 
Saturday, April 15, 2017  From 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM

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


04/20/2017

Earth Day/OK Kids Day

Location: Cross Timbers State Park - Toronto Point

Type: Area School Event

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Earth day event held especially for area schools. The students will enjoy Kansas Wildlife, Archery, Shelter Building, and more. Event sponsored by the OK Kids program presented by the Kansas Wildscape Foundation.


04/22/2017

Kids Fishing Derby with the Clinton State Parks Fishing’s Future Chapter

Location: Lake Henry

Type: Fishing Derby

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Phone No: 7858428562

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Other Information:

Location: Clinton State Park, Lake Henry

FEE: $5.00 Daily Vehicle Permit

 

KDWPT/ Clinton State Park chapter of Fishing’s Future will host a Kid’s Fishing Derby on April 22, 2017 at Lake Henry.   Children up to age 15 are invited to bring their poles (or one will be provided). Everything else needed to catch fish will be provided, to include assistance from local anglers.  We’ll give you instruction, supplies and bait.  We’ll let you enjoy fishing with your little angler.  If you need help we’ll be there! 

Registration will open at 9:00 AM, and the derby will run from 10:00 to 11:30.

 

There will be games, contests and prizes for all registered kids after the derby. Please Call the Clinton State Park Office @ 785-842-8562 to Pre-Register.

Lake Henry is a 3 acre stocked pond within the state park.   After purchasing your vehicle permit you’ll take a Left and Park in a field on the East side of the road.  You’ll then walk across the road to the Lake Henry paved road.   Take the short hike and we’ll see you at the registration tent set up on the South side. 

We’ll see you out there!   


04/25/2017

2017 Boater Education Course at Fort Riley

Location: Fort Riley

Type: Kansas Safe Boater

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Contact: Outdoor Rec MWR at Fort Riley

Phone No: 785-239-2363

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Other Information:

April 29, 2017: On-Water for Class 1, Saturday morning from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm, on water at Fort Riley Marina, Milford Lake, K-82 highway, 4 miles east of Wakefield. Or, 1.2 miles west of US 77 and K82 junction.


05/06/2017

OK Kids Day

Location: Fall River State Park - Fredonia Bay Area

Type: Kids Outdoor Day

Date: Saturday, May 06, 2017

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

Outdoor Kansas Kids Day - sponsored by Kansas Wildscape Foundation, featuring their WildLifer Challenge!  Kids meet and begin the morning at 8am with a fishing derby at the kids pond.  Then meet back in Fredonia Bay for skeet shoot and archery.  A hot dog lunch and prizes will be given.  Bring the kids out for this fun outdoor Kansas kids day!


East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Hillsdale Reservoir

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Saturday, May 06, 2017

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to: eastksbassmasters.com


Let's Camp America- Cedar Bluff

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park

Type: Camping

Date: Saturday, May 06, 2017

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Let's Camp America... Starting with Cedar Bluff State Park!  Free Vehicle Entry all day.  Camping fees still apply.  We are busy planning some special activities and will update as soon as we know more.  We look forward to having you here!


Webster State Park OK Kids

Location: Webster State Park Townsite Shelter

Type: OK KIDS

Date: Saturday, May 06, 2017

Contact: Jana Slansky

Phone No: 7854256775

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

OK KIDS DAYfor ages 4-12.


05/14/2017

Southfork Achers

Location: Byron Walker WA - Archery Range

Type: 3-D Shoot

Date: Sunday, May 14, 2017

Contact: Joe Robinson

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


05/13/2017

Heartland Coursing Assn.

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Dog Race

Dates: 05/13/17 - 05/14/17

Contact: Carol Lear

Phone No: 816-405-6856

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

CWR/LGRA Race Meet. Straight Racing. This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area.


05/20/2017

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Bone Creek Lake

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to: eastksbassmasters.com


Cedar Bluff Cruse-in Car Show

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Area

Type: Car Show

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


05/19/2017

NATRC Competitive Trail Ride

Location: Perry State Park Horse Trails/Campground

Type: Comptetitive Trail Ride

Dates: 05/19/17 - 05/21/17

Contact: www.natrcregion6.org

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


05/27/2017

Jr Camper's Club

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Area

Type: Kids Event

Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Contact the Cedar Bluff Office for more details 785-726-3212


Heartland Coursing Assn.

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Lure Coursing

Dates: 05/27/17 - 05/28/17

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

Phone No: 785-640-2662

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area. West Field. Lure Coursing


06/03/2017

13th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Youth Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2017

Contact: Scott Waters

Phone No: 785-545-3345

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Youth Fishing Tournament! Along with OK Kids - prizes for every participant!!


National Trails Day

Location: Fall River State Park

Type: Trail Hike/Bike

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2017

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Celebrate National Trails Day by hiking or mountain biking one of seven trails at Fall River. Or check out the new Badger Creek Trail just recently completed by the Kansas Trails Council, it's connected to our Bluestem Trail located in the Quarry Bay Area. Insect repellent, water, and sunscreen are recommended. Check with the office for a guided hike.


National Trails Day

Location: Cross Timbers State Park

Type: Trail Hike/Bike

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2017

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Celebrating National Trails Day! Cross Timbers has six trails for you to enjoy nearly 15 miles total. Check with the office for special guided hikes.


Free Fishing Weekend

Location: Statewide

Type: Statewide Free Fishing

Dates: 06/03/17 - 06/04/17

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

An adventure, Give it a Try!


Free Fishing Weekend

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park

Type: Fishing

Dates: 06/03/17 - 06/04/17

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

No Fishing Licence required.  Come to Cedar Bluff to get some bites!  Vehicle permits and camping fees still apply.


Free Fishing Weekend

Location: Wilson State Park

Type: Free Fishing

Dates: 06/03/17 - 06/04/17

Contact: Park Office

Phone No: 785-658-2465

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Fishing licenses are not required to fish on June 3 and 4


06/10/2017

OK Kids Day

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Area

Type: Kids Event

Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Come for a free day of great activities!  Fishing Tournament, Target Shooting and more!  We will have prizes and a free hot dog lunch.  You won't want to miss this!


06/11/2017

Kids Fishing Clinic

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Kids Fishing Clinic

Date: Sunday, June 11, 2017

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Kids Fishing Clinic. Ages 7-15. No fishing license required. Pre-Registration at the State Park Office no later than Thursday, June 8th. Participants will learn fishing techniques and fish identification, with an adult mentor.  Registration is limited.


East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: La Cygne Reservoir

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Sunday, June 11, 2017

Contact: Brian Keeney

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

For more information, go to: eastksbassmasters.com


Southfork Achers

Location: Byron Walker WA - Archery Range

Type: 3-D Shoot

Date: Sunday, June 11, 2017

Contact: Joe Robinson

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


06/17/2017

USA Bassin

Location: Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017

Contact: Rick Wheeler

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm


OK Kids Day/Free Park Entrance Day

Location: Wilson State Park

Type: OK Kids/free Park Entrance Day

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017

Contact: Park Office

Phone No: 785-658-2465

Time: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Times are approximate. Fishing clinic for children 15 and under. Free lunch as well as other activities and prizes. Check back later for more details. Vehicle permits are not required for the day, however if staying overnight camping permits are required.


06/18/2017

"Float Your Boat" contest

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Family/Team or Individual Cardboard Boat Building Contest

Date: Sunday, June 18, 2017

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Participants must design and build a cardboard boat (specifications will be available in early June), and bring it to the Southwinds Beach for the contest to see who’s boat can float through the designated course without sinking! The boat’s “captain” must be aboard to qualify.


06/19/2017

Devils Ditch Renegades

Location: Byron Walker shooting Range

Type: Mountain man Rendevou/Black Powder Shoot

Dates: 06/19/17 - 06/21/17

Contact: Keith Thompson

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm


06/24/2017

Jr. Camper'c Club

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Area

Type: Kids Event

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Contact the Cedar Bluff Office for more details 785-726-3212


Finney Co. - Garden City

Location: Garden City Community College and Garden City Trap Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


06/25/2017

Kansas Walleye Association Tournament

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Annual Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament at Waconda Lake


06/24/2017

Lawrence Trail Hawks-June 24

Location: North shore Trails

Type: Trail run

Dates: 06/24/17 - 06/25/17

Contact: MaryAnn Frevert

Phone No: 785-817-0101

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

North Shore Trail, Trail Head, shelter #1, Night Trail Race.


Kansas Bass Nation

Location: Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 06/24/17 - 06/25/17

Contact: Evan Hartnett

Phone No: 620-474-9184

Time: 6:00 am - 3:30 pm


07/01/2017

Fireworks Display

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Fireworks display

Date: Saturday, July 01, 2017

Time: 9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Sponsored by Waconda Lake Fireworks.  The display will be shot from the Osage area


Lovewell Lake Association

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Fireworks Display

Date: Saturday, July 01, 2017

Contact: Thane Loring, Park Manager

Phone No: 785-753-4971

Time: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Independence Day Fireworks Display will be presented from the Walleye Point area of Lovewell State Park, beginning at dusk on Saturday, July 1st. State Park Vehicle Permit is required.


Webster St Pk Fireworks

Location: Webster State Park

Type: Fireworks

Date: Saturday, July 01, 2017

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Friends of Webster State Park will be putting on the firework display.


07/08/2017

Jr Camper's Club 7/8/17

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Area

Type: Kids Event

Date: Saturday, July 08, 2017

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Contact the Cedar Bluff Office for more details 785-726-3212


USA Bassin

Location: Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 07/08/17 - 07/09/17

Contact: Rick Wheeler

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm


07/09/2017

Southfork Achers

Location: Byron Walker WA - Archery Range

Type: 3-D Shoot

Date: Sunday, July 09, 2017

Contact: Joe Robinson

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


07/22/2017

14th Annual Fall River Star Party

Location: Fall River State Park - Fredonia Bay Area - Casner Creek Campground

Type: Stargazing

Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 8:00 pm

Other Information:

Enjoy a night with the Kansas Astronomical Observers, they will present an educational program, we'll enjoy refreshments, and then look into the night sky as it gets dark to see planets, moons, stars, constellations, nebulas, and other fun wonders of our skies! Event is in Casner Creek Campground, lawn chairs, and insect repellant are recommended to fully enjoy this great event!


Jr Camper's Club 7/22/17

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Area

Type: Kids Event

Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Contact the Cedar Bluff Office for more details 785-726-3212


08/05/2017

Sand Castle Contest

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Family/Team Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest

Date: Saturday, August 05, 2017

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Teams of up to 5 persons build sand castles or sand sculptures for fun and prizes. Registration at the State Park Office by 12 noon. Sand castles/sculptures will be judged at 3 pm.


Lovewell Fun Day

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Outdoor Games and Recreation

Date: Saturday, August 05, 2017

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Co-Ed Mud Volleyball, Rock/Paper/Scissors Tournament, Sandpile Treasure Hunt Pre-Registration required for Mud Volleyball, no later than August 3rd.


Jr Camper's Club 8/5/17

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Area

Type: Kids Event

Date: Saturday, August 05, 2017

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Contact the Cedar Bluff Office for more details 785-726-3212


USA Bassin

Location: Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 05, 2017

Contact: Rick Wheeler

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm


08/12/2017

Kids Fishing Derby - 14th Annual OK Kids Day (Outdoors Kansas Kids)

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Fishing Derby

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Contact: Sherri Withers

Phone No: 785-842-8562

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

At the Fishing Derby 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. @ Lake Henry (Located just South of the Park Office.) – Learn fish ID’s, improve your casting skills and how to bait your hook from the KDWPT Fisheries Dept.  After the 20 minute talk kids will fish for their chance to win a fabulous prize!  (The Biggest Fish, Smallest Fish and Most Fish were some of our winners last year.) This your first time fishing?  You’ll be entered into a special First Time Fishermen Award for a special prize drawing.   Fishing Poles & Bait will be provided.

We’re hoping to have a FREE Hotdog sack lunch for the first 200 people again this year!


Archery Program - OK Kids Day (Outdoors Kansas Kids Day)

Location: Archery Range near Campground #1

Type: Instructed Archery Program

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Contact: Sherri Withers

Phone No: 785/842-8562

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Come join us in trying out ARCHERY!   Instructors will be on hand to give your child the knowledge and confidence to try out this exciting sport.   All Targets and Equipment provided.  

Prizes and Drawings for all attendees!


Animal Program - OK KIDS DAY (Outdoors Kansas Kids Program)

Location: Shelter #6 in Campground #3

Type: Snake Tails and Turtle Tales - Live animals on display with special animal guests

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Contact: Sherri Withers

Phone No: 785/842-8562

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Come for your chance to get a close up look of our Live Animal’s on Display. The Animal Program is OPEN to the Public and will be @ Shelter #6 in Campground #3 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  (Right next to the PLAYGROUND) We’ll set our cages up outside and you’ll get a special viewing of our native Kansas Snakes & Turtles.  We’ll talk about everything from how to identify and avoid venomous to our cute little turtles!

We have a special guest coming with more animals to share!   Prizes and Drawings at each event!    Don't forget to come to the morning Fishing Derby or the afternoon Archery Target Program!  


Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information will be available online at www.safehunters.com after July 13.


08/11/2017

Kansas Team Trail

Location: Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 08/11/17 - 08/12/17

Contact: Bobby Tindal

Phone No: 785-564-0780

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


08/13/2017

Southfork Acher

Location: Byron Walker WA - Archery Range

Type: 3-D Shoot

Date: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Contact: Joe Robinson

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


03/18/2017

Reno Co. - Arlington

Location: Prairie Wind Hunting Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Dates: 03/18/17 - 08/18/17

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


08/19/2017

Jr Camper's Club 8/19/17

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Area

Type: Kids Event

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Contact the Cedar Bluff Office for more details 785-726-3212


Salina Co. - Gypsum

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


Campground Christmas

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Christmas Lighting Contest

Dates: 08/19/17 - 08/20/17

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Campers decorate their campsites and camping cabins in yuletide themes. The public is encouraged to view the decorations. Entries must register at the State Park Office by 5 pm on Saturday. Decorations are judged Saturday evening, Prizes awarded Sunday morning.


09/02/2017

6TH Annual Perry State Park Wild Horse Trails Fundraiser

Location: Perry State Park Wild Horse Trails/Campground

Type: Trial Ride Fund Raiser

Date: Saturday, September 02, 2017

Contact: Dewayne Burgess

Phone No: 785-230-5241

Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Contact Dewayne Burgess

785-230-5241

dewayneA10@msn.com


09/07/2017

Ellis Co. - Hays

Location: Hays Rec

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/07/17 - 09/09/17

Contact: Hays Rec

Phone No: 785-623-2650

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will be held September 7 from 6-9pm and September 9 from 8am to completion. 

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


09/09/2017

Saline Co. - Gypsum

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 09, 2017

Contact: Randy Rhodenbaugh

Phone No: 785-227-5246

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com. Registration opens July 11, 2017.


09/10/2017

3D Archery Shoot and Free Park Entrance

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: 3D Archery Tournament; Free park vehicle entrance.

Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

3D Archery Shoot begins at 8 am - Individuals compete on 14 station 3D archery range. Divisions for Men, Women, Youth. Steel Deer Target Contest at 12 noon. Prizes awarded at 1 pm. Free Park Entrance Day, no vehicle permits required.


09/09/2017

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Big Hill Reservoir

Type: Bass Tournament

Dates: 09/09/17 - 09/10/17

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to: eastksbassmasters.com


09/10/2017

Southfork Achers

Location: Byron Walker WA - Archery Range

Type: 3-D Shoot

Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017

Contact: Joe Robinson

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


09/08/2017

Lawrence Trail Hawks-100

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Trail Race

Dates: 09/08/17 - 09/11/17

Contact: Sherri Klover

Phone No: 913-558-7622

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

North Shore Trail and Bunker Hill. Shelter 1, Overlook Area. Trail Race


09/16/2017

2nd Annual Webster Car Show

Location: Webster State Park

Type: Car Show

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Stockton Rodders 


Heartland coursing Assn.

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: CWR/LGRA Racing Meet

Dates: 09/16/17 - 09/17/17

Contact: Carol Lear

Phone No: 816-405-6856

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area. Straight racing.


09/23/2017

Clay Co. - Clay Center

Location: Clay Center United Methodist Church

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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


09/22/2017

Critter Care's 22nd Annual Benefit Horse Trail Ride

Location: Perry State Park Wild Horse Trails/Campground

Type: Trail Ride Rain or Shine

Dates: 09/22/17 - 09/24/17

Contact: Critter Care Voice Mail

Phone No: 785-478-9985

Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Cost: By Fee or Raffle Ticket

Bring your own horse.


09/23/2017

USA Bassin

Location: Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 09/23/17 - 09/24/17

Contact: Rick Wheeler

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm


09/30/2017

15th Annual Fall River Rendezvous

Location: Fall River State Park - Fredonia Bay Area

Type: Historical Reenactment of the Mountain Man Era 1800-1840

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Step back to 1817, a time with the mountain man and the American Indians walked the recently purchased Louisiana Purchase. A time when Lewis and Clark had finished their exploration, and others were wanting to follow in their footsteps. The event interprets 1800-1840 with a traditional rendezvous when Mountain Men and American Indians camped together to trade for needed supplies from the fur companies. Activities will include Indian and Mountain Men Encampments, Historical Traders, Blackpowder Shoot, Tomahawk Throw, Skillet Throw for the Ladies, and a Kids Gold Rush. Come out to Fall River State Park and step back to 1817.


10/14/2017

Riley Co. - Randolph

Location: Fancy Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


Anderson Co. - Garnett

Location: Optimist Youth Building, North Lake

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/14/17 - 10/15/17

Contact: The Rockers to register

Phone No: 785-835-6580

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will be held October 14 from 8-5 and October 15 from 12:30-6.


10/15/2017

Anderson Co. - Garnett

Location: Optimist Youth Building, North Lake

Type: Hunter Education Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Contact: The Rockers to register

Phone No: 785-835-6580

Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Internet assisted field day and testing session will be held October 15 from 9:30-6.


10/21/2017

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information will be available online at www.safehunters.com after Sept 21.


10/28/2017

Clay Co. - Clay Center

Location: Clay Center United Methodist Church

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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


East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Melvern Reservoir

Type: Bass Tournament

Dates: 10/28/17 - 10/29/17

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to: eastksbassmasters.com


Heartland Coursing Assn.

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: HCA Lure Coursing

Dates: 10/28/17 - 10/29/17

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

Phone No: 785-379-5430 / 785-640-2662

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area. HCA Lure Coursing. East/West Field


11/04/2017

Saline Co. - Gypsum

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, November 04, 2017

Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration will open Oct 5. Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


11/25/2017

Dickinson Co. - Abilene

Location: DK Co Sheriff's Shooting Range

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017

Time: 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will open September 26 online at www.safehunters.com.