Event Calendar


05/23/2018

OFFICE CLOSED

Location: PERRY STATE PARK

Type: OFFICE CLOSED UNTIL 1 PM

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Contact: Perry State Park

Phone No: 785.246.3449

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

THE PARK REMAINS OPEN. In order to have more staff on the weekends the office will be closed, we are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  Most License and Permits can be purchased online at www.ksoutdoors.com or through other vendors across the state.  Daily vehicle and camping permits can be obtained at the self-pay station. Advance reservations can be made online at kshuntfishcamp.com or reservemerica.com.


05/30/2018

OFFICE CLOSED

Location: PERRY STATE PARK

Type: OFFICE CLOSED ALL DAY

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Contact: Perry State Park

Phone No: 785-246-3449

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

THE PARK REMAINS OPEN. In order to have more staff on the weekends the office will be closed, we are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  Most License and Permits can be purchased online at www.ksoutdoors.com or through other vendors across the state.  Daily vehicle and camping permits can be obtained at the self-pay station. Advance reservations can be made online at kshuntfishcamp.com or reservemerica.com.


06/01/2018

Hell Creek Hoedown

Location: Wilson State Park-Pine Shelter in Otoe

Type: Acoustic Music Festival

Dates: 06/01/18 - 06/03/18

Contact: Todd Toman

Phone No: 785-216-0662

Time: 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Other Information:

Music Festival, friends gathering to pick and grin together. No sound system, all acoustic.


06/02/2018

Free Fishing Weekend

Location: Wilson State Park-Statewide

Type: Fishing

Dates: 06/02/18 - 06/03/18

Contact: Park Office

Phone No: 785-658-2465

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Free fishing on Saturday and Sunday statewide. No fishing license required for those two days.


KANSAS CRAPPIE TRAIL

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 02, 2018

Contact: Logan Hurd

Time: 5:30 am - 3:30 pm

Other Information:

Crappie Tournament at the Lake View Boat Ramp


Annual Youth Fishing Tournament

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Youth Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 02, 2018

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!!


06/09/2018

TRAIL NERDS ASSOCIATION

Location: PERRY STATE PARK HIKE/BIKE TRAILS

Type: ROCK THE NIGHT AWAY TRAIL RUN

Date: Saturday, June 09, 2018

Contact: BEN HOLMES

Phone No: 816-810-0440

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Trail running race on the MTB Trails

Start/Finish at Branded B Ranch Meriden KS


Parking Lot Bassmasters

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 09, 2018

Contact: Patrick Hatfield

Time: 5:00 am - 3:00 am

Other Information:

Bass tournament at the Lake View Boat Ramp


Sunflower Team Series

Location: Melvern State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 09, 2018

Contact: Rick Wheeler (STS Director)

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm


Skins and Skulls

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Family education

Date: Saturday, June 09, 2018

Phone No: 785-238-3014

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Come join Ranger Levi for a hands-on experience learning about Kansas mammals. Children of all ages are welcome and admission is free. A $5 vehicle permit will be needed to enter the park if you don't already have one.


06/10/2018

Kansas Walleye Association

Location: Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Sunday, June 10, 2018

Contact: Ted Webster

Phone No: 620-728-9228

Time: 6:00 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

All State and Federal guidelines will be enforced.


Kids Fishing Clinic

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Kids Fishing Clinic

Date: Sunday, June 10, 2018

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

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


06/16/2018

Kansas Walleye Association Tournament

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 06/16/18 - 06/17/18

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Annual KS Walleye Assoc Tournament at Waconda Lake


06/17/2018

"Whatever Floats Your Boat"

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Family/Team or Individual Cardboard Boat Building Contest

Date: Sunday, June 17, 2018

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 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.


06/21/2018

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

Beatrice Bassmasters

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018

Contact: Mike Jordan

Phone No: 402-806-5991

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm


KS Crappie Club

Location: Hillsdale State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018

Contact: www.kansascrappieclub.com

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

www.kansascrappieclub.com


06/30/2018

Multiple Sport Marketing LLC

Location: Perry State Park Hike/Bike Trails

Type: Mountain Bike and Trial Running Event

Dates: 06/30/18 - 07/01/18

Contact: MultiSport Marketing

Phone No: 816-213-1620

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

The starting Location will be at the PERRY STATE PARK HIKE/BIKE TRAIL HEAD at Kimberly Drive.  Vehicle Permits are required.

Multisport Marketing LLC

1409 NW 71st Ct

Kansas City MO 64118   (816) 213-1620


Lovewell Lake Association Fireworks Display

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Fireworks Display

Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018

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, June 30th. State Park Vehicle Permit is required.


Fireworks Display

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Fireworks display

Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018

Time: 9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

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


07/07/2018

KS Crappie Club

Location: Pomona State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, July 07, 2018

Contact: www.kansascrappieclub.com

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

www.kansascrappieclub.com


07/14/2018

Sunflower Team Series

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018

Contact: Rick Wheeler (STS Director)

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm


07/21/2018

SSG Mountain Bike Race

Location: Perry State Park Hike/Bike Trails

Type: Sunflower State Games Mountain Bike Race

Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018

Contact: https://www.sunflowergames.com/index.php/sports/mountain-biking

Time: 5:00 am - 4:00 pm


08/03/2018

TRAIL NERDS ASSOCIATION

Location: PERRY STATE PARK HIKE/BIKE TRAILS

Type: ROCK AWAY NIGHT& DAY

Dates: 08/03/18 - 08/05/18

Contact: BEN HOLMES

Phone No: 816-810-0440

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Trail running race on the MTB Trails

Start/Finish at Branded B Ranch Meriden KS


08/04/2018

KS Crappie Club

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 04, 2018

Contact: www.kansascrappieclub.com

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

www.kansascrappieclub.com


Lovewell Fun Day

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Outdoor Games and Recreation

Date: Saturday, August 04, 2018

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Kayak Kruse; Co-Ed Mud Volleyball, $20 per team; Sandpile Treasure Hunt; Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest Pre-Registration required for Mud Volleyball, no later than August 2nd.


Knotheads 5th Annual Bowfishing Tournament

Location: Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 08/04/18 - 08/05/18

Contact: Donna Sue Graham

Phone No: 785-658-2166 or 316-613-9245

Time: 8:00 pm - 7:00 am


08/10/2018

Lovegrass Music Festival

Location: Wilson State Park-Lovegrass Group Camp Area

Type: Live music performances

Dates: 08/10/18 - 08/12/18

Contact: Aimee Riegel

Phone No: 785-979-3688

Time: 3:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Live music performances


08/11/2018

Kansas Crappie Trail

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018

Contact: Logan Hurd

Time: 5:30 am - 3:30 pm

Other Information:

Crappie tournament at the Lake View Boat Ramp


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.


BEATRICE BASSMASTERS

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018

Contact: Mike Jordan

Phone No: 402 806 5991

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Bass fishing tournament

Event will take place at the Lake View Boat Ramp


Sunflower Team Series

Location: Wilson State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018

Contact: Rick Wheeler (STS Director)

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm


Campground Christmas

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Christmas Lighting Contest

Dates: 08/18/18 - 08/19/18

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 at 11am.


08/21/2018

Riley Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/21/18 - 08/28/18

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will be held 21, 25 and 28th. 6-10pm on the 21 and 28 and 8-5 on the 25th. Students must attend all days to be certified.

Pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park Office, 8-4:30 Weekdays. Students receive manuals, course syllabus, home work assignments and class locations at registration. Class is limited to 50 students.


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


KS Crappie Club

Location: Melvern State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, September 01, 2018

Contact: www.kansascrappieclub.com

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

www.kansascrappieclub.com


09/08/2018

Hays Bass Anglers-Big Bass Challenge

Location: Wilson State Park - Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, September 08, 2018

Contact: Keith Harmoney

Phone No: 785-623-9499

Time: 4:00 am - 6:00 pm


KANSAS CRAPPIE CLUB

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, September 08, 2018

Contact: kansascrappieclub@gmail.com

Time: 5:00 am - 3:00 am

Other Information:

Fishing Tournament NORTH BOAT (behind the office) Ramp PERRY STATE PARK


KS Crappie Club

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Fishing tournament

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

Contact: www.kansascrappieclub.com

Time: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

www.kansascrappieclub.com


Catfish Chasers Tournament Series

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

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

Contact: David Studebaker or Craig Collings

Phone No: 785 289 0007 or 816 261 9353

Time: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

FISHING TOURNAMENT

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

Event will take place at the Lake View Boat Ramp.


09/09/2018

3D Archery Shoot and Free Park Entrance

Location: Lovewell State Park

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

Date: Sunday, September 09, 2018

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

3D Archery Shoot begins at 9 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.


09/18/2018

Riley Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/18/18 - 09/25/18

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will be held Sept 18, 22 and 25. 6-10pm on the 18 and 25 and 8-5 on the 22nd. Students must attend all days to be certified.

Pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park Office, 8-4:30 Weekdays. Students receive manuals, course syllabus, home work assignments and class locations at registration. Class is limited to 50 students.


09/22/2018

4th Annual Winter Breeze Benefit Trail Ride

Location: Kanopolis State Park - Rockin' K Campground

Type: Benefit Trail Ride & Fundraiser for the Rockin' K Campground

Dates: 09/22/18 - 09/23/18

Contact: Tracy McIntyre

Phone No: 620-680-0935

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Benefit Trail Ride & Fundraiser for the Rockin' K Campground


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


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


10/06/2018

TRAIL NERDS ASSOCIATION

Location: PERRY STATE PARK HIKE/BIKE TRAILS

Type: LAKE PERRY ROCKS TRAIL RUN

Date: Saturday, October 06, 2018

Contact: BEN HOLMES

Phone No: 816-810-0440

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Trail running race on the MTB Trails

Start/Finish at the Branded B Ranch Meriden KS


Kansas Bass Nation

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, October 06, 2018

Contact: Richard Heflin

Phone No: 785-246-0243

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

High School Tournament


10/07/2018

Kansas Bass Nation

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Sunday, October 07, 2018

Contact: Richard Heflin

Phone No: 785-246-0243

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Youth Tournament (Not in High School)


10/12/2018

North American Trail Ride Conference

Location: Kanopolis State Park (Rockin'K Campground and trails)

Type: Competitive Trail Ride

Dates: 10/12/18 - 10/14/18

Contact: Marla Stucky

Phone No: 785-826-8912

Time: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Other Information:

This is a 2 day competitive trail ride for members of the North American Trail Ride Conference.  Non-members are encouraged to come and learn about the sport.  Novice and Veteran riders, ride trails, do obstacles for judges and the horses condition is checked at vet check stations.


10/13/2018

Riley Co. - Randolph

Location: Fancy Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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


10/20/2018

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.


10/23/2018

Riley Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/23/18 - 10/30/18

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will be held Oct 23, 27 and 30. 6-10pm on the 23 and 30 and 8-5 on the 27th. Students must attend all days to be certified.

Pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park Office, 8-4:30 Weekdays. Students receive manuals, course syllabus, home work assignments and class locations at registration. Class is limited to 50 students.


10/26/2018

NATRC Competitive Trail Ride

Location: Perry State Park Horse Trails/Campground

Type: Competitive Trail Ride

Dates: 10/26/18 - 10/28/18

Contact: www.natrcregion6.org

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

This trail ride is the reschedule trail ride from May 18-20 2018.

www.natrcregion6.org


Prairie Longrifles Inc.

Location: Kanopolis State Park (Mulberry Campground)

Type: Mountain Man Rendezvous / Black Powder Riffle Shoot

Dates: 10/26/18 - 10/28/18

Contact: Barbara Long / Allen Long

Phone No: Barbara or Allen Long 785-820-7732 or 785-493-1635

Time: 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Events: Men, Women & Juniors - Rifle, Pistol, Knife & Hawk, Supervised Pre-Junior Shoot, Under the Table Shoot, Kids Events.

ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

All shooting from bag, Round Ball ONLY, Open Sights, NMRLA Rules Apply, Range Officers have FINAL WORD

ALL REGULAR EVENTS MUST BE FINISHED SATURDAY BY 3:00 PM

Saturday Evening Meal for Registered Guests, $3.00 for Non-Registered Guests

SUNDAY - ARCHERY SHOOT, TEAM POLE SHOOT

SHOOTING HOURS: Saturday 8:00 - 3:00, TRADERS WELCOME - $15.00 Fee or Donation, Prize of Equal Value

SHOOTING FEE: $15.00 Single, $25.00 Family


11/11/2018

1KS Crappie Club

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018

Contact: www.kansascrappieclub.com

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

www.kansascrappieclub.com


12/01/2018

KS Crappie Club

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, December 01, 2018

Contact: www.kansascrappieclub.com

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

www.kansascrappieclub.com