State Parks

Twenty-six state parks, including the Prairie Spirit Rail Trail, invite you to explore Kansas outdoors. Whatever your interest — hiking, camping, wildlife watching, fishing, bike riding, horseback riding, hunting, or just plain relaxing, a Kansas state park has what you’re looking for. Most offer utility and primitive camping and access to lakes, trails and wildlife areas. A few are preserved natural areas, so you can enjoy unspoiled, wild Kansas. Many parks host events such as concerts, festivals, and competitions. If you’ve never stayed at a Kansas state park, use this guide to find the perfect getaway. If you haven’t visited recently, look again - there’s more than meets the eye!

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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

5/7/16 - USA Bassin
Fishing Tournament
(Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp)

5/7/16 - OK Kids Day
Kids Outdoor Day
(Fall River State Park - Fredonia Bay Area)

5/7/16 - KS Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament
Fishing Tournament
(Perry State Park Lake View Boat Ramp)

5/7/16 - Olathe Bass Club Tournament
Bass Tournament
(Eisenhower State Park - East Ramp)

5/7/16 - Webster State Park OK Kids
OK KIDS
(Webster State Park)

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State Parks Guide
State Park News
  • Free Entrance at Kansas State Parks April 23
    PRATT – Soak up the sun, hike a trail, build a craft, enter a 5K, shoot some archery – whatever floats your boat, chances are you’ll be able to enjoy it at a Kansas state park on April 23 during the 2016 Open House event and the best part is, it may only cost you the gas it takes to get there.In an effort to showcase the many exciting and fun t ... Read More
  • Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program Grants Available
    PRATT – The Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) is a part of the National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which is administered in Kansas by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT). ORLP awards substantial one-to-one matching grants to help urbanized communities provide outdoor recreational ... Read More
  • KDWPT Holiday Closings
    PRATT – There’s plenty to enjoy and be thankful for over the Thanksgiving Holiday, and this year, we hope the great outdoors makes your list. While most Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) offices will be closed Nov. 26-29, we hope you will take time to enjoy hiking, hunting or fishing with family at one of the many public ... Read More

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