Event Calendar


05/19/2017

Perry State Park Office will be CLOSED

Location: Perry State Park Office

Type: Staff Meeting

Date: Friday, May 19, 2017

Contact: Park Office

Phone No: 785 246 3449

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

The Park Office will be Closed from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm for a staff meeting.


NATRC Competitive Trail Ride Rescheduled for Oct 27th

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

Other Information:

This ride has been rescheduled for October 27-29 2017.


05/20/2017

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


05/21/2017

Mountain Bike Race

Location: Wilson State Park-Switchgrass Trail

Type: Mountain Bike Race

Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Contact: Mike Michaelis

Phone No: 913-484-4544

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm


05/27/2017

FRIENDS OF THE LAKE-PANCAKE FEED

Location: EL DORADO STATE PARK

Type: PANCAKE FEED

Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017

Contact: PARK OFFICE

Phone No: 316-320-7180

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am


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

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.


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


Oz Events

Location: El Dorado State Park - Walnut River Amphitheater

Type: Trail run Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2017

Contact: Brandi Lane

Phone No: 316-633-5428

Time: 5:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

The Spencer, Wernli & Wilson Storm the Dam Trail run is a  chip timed trail run which winds through scenic  El Dorado Lake State Park and adjacent private property. The double loop marathon, half marathon and 10K connect to the Teter Nature Trail; with some challenging single track trail.  Depending on rainfall expect some wet and muddy crossings. Storm up the dam and enjoy lake views as you run along the lake shore.  Grassy moderate rolling hills of the Boulder Bluff horse trail await you next, work your way through the Walnut Ridge Trail before crossing the finish line near the amphitheater.

The 5K starts with a storm up the dam, enjoy lake views as you run along the shore, find adventure on a short portion of trail course, cross the Walnut River bridge for a final push on paved surface to the finish line.

http://www.stormthedam.com/


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.


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!!


PLEIN AIR PAINTING ON COYOTE TRAIL

Location: Webster State Park

Type: Art

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2017

Contact: Sherry Robinson

Phone No: 785-302-0030

Time: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Contact Sherry Robinson 785-302-0030 or Annette Overlease 785-871-7196 for additional information

Sponsored by the Friends of Webster State Park.

Vehicle permits will be required to attend this event.


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.


06/09/2017

Music in the Park

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Free live music!

Date: Friday, June 09, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This is free family friendly music at the Walnut River Amphitheater.  Vehicle permits are still required.


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!


GOVERNOR'S CAMPOUT

Location: EL DORADO STATE PARK

Type: OUTDOOR CAMPING

Dates: 06/10/17 - 06/11/17

Contact: PARK OFFICE

Phone No: 316-320-7180

Time: 4:00 pm - 10:00 am

Other Information:

COME OUT AND ENJOY CAMPING EXPERIENCE, NATURE AND FUN TIMES


Trail Nerds Association

Location: Perry State Park Hike/Bike Trails

Type: Mountain Bike

Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017

Contact: Trail Nerds

Phone No: Trail Nerds

Time: 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm


06/11/2017

El Dorado Lake Triathlon

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Triathlon

Date: Sunday, June 11, 2017

Contact: TimerGuys

Phone No: 316-516-5145

Time: 5:00 am - 12:00 pm

Other Information:

The El Dorado Lake Triathlon will be Sunday, June 11, 2017 at El Dorado State Park, located 3 miles east of El Dorado, Kansas on Hwy 54 and 1 mile north. It is just 25 minutes east of Wichita, KS. The races will start in the Walnut River area of the park, just below the dam. The swim course will consist of 1 loop for the sprint distance and 2 loops for the Olympic distance. Plenty of parking and camping will be available in the race area.

Olympic and Sprint Triathlons will be chipped timed, dri fit shirts, medals awarded to those finishers and  age group awards for top three male and female.

Teams of 2 or 3 are welcome to sign up.

http://www.eldoradolaketriathlon.com/


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.


06/17/2017

21st Annual Kansas Footbag Open

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Hacky Sack Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Open Hacky sack Tournament And Live Music from Gulch with special guests, Fist & Big Red Horse & other bands (tba)
Come kick it at the lake!
Amphitheater Pavilion (West of the Damn)
Saturday 6-17-17


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

American Bass Anglers

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Sunday, June 18, 2017

Time: 4:00 am - 4:00 pm


"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.


06/23/2017

Music in the Park

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Free live Music!

Date: Friday, June 23, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This is free family friendly music at the Walnut River Amphitheater.  Vehicle permits are still required.


06/24/2017

Friends of El Dorado Lake

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: MUD RUN

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017

This is an All Day Event


Kansas Team Trail

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Time: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm


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


Catfish Chasers Tournament Series

Location: Perry State Park Lake View Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

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

Contact: David Studebaker or Craig Collings       

Phone No: 785 289 0007 or 816 261 9353

Time: 8:00 pm - 7:00 am

Other Information:

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


07/01/2017

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.


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.


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


07/04/2017

4th of July Parade

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Parade

Date: Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Contact: El Dorado Park Office

Phone No: 316-321-7180

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Other Information:

4th of July Parade through Bluestem campgrounds.


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


07/14/2017

Music in the Park

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Free live music!

Date: Friday, July 14, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This free family friendly music at the Walnut River Amphitheater.  Vehicle permits are still required.


07/15/2017

ONE SPARK FOUNDATION EVENT

Location: EL DORADO STATE PARK

Type: CONCERT AND FOOD

Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017

Contact: PARK OFFICE

Phone No: 316-320-7180

Time: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm


07/21/2017

KANSAS VETERANS AND FAMILY REUNION

Location: EL DORADO STATE PARK

Type: REUNION

Dates: 07/21/17 - 07/23/17

Contact: PARK OFFICE

Phone No: 316-321-7180

Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

SHADY CREEK- VETERANS POINT CAMPGROUND


07/22/2017

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


15th 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!


07/28/2017

Dam Music Festival

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Music Festival-WR Amphitheater

Dates: 07/28/17 - 07/29/17

Contact: El Dorado Park Office

Phone No: 316-321-7180

Time: 12:00 pm

Other Information:

A lake, beach, partying, swimming, drinking, super fun Music Festival! YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS!!

Two Concerts...Ten Bands!!!


07/29/2017

USABassin

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Contact: Rick Wheeler

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm


08/05/2017

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


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.


08/06/2017

Frontier Western Celebration-Trail Ride

Location: EL DORADO STATE PARK

Type: Trail Ride

Date: Sunday, August 06, 2017

Contact: Park office

Phone No: 316-321-7180

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 am


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


Music in the Park

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Free live music!

Date: Friday, August 11, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This is free family friendly music at the Walnut River Amphitheater.  Vehicle permits are still required.


Trail Nerds Association

Location: Perry State Park Hike/Bike Trails

Type: Mountain Bike

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

Contact: Trail Nerds

Phone No: 816-810-0440

Time: 8:00 pm - 5:00 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!


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


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.


08/22/2017

Riley Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/22/17 - 08/19/17

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park Office, 8 AM to 4 PM. Students receive manual, homework assignments, class syllabus and locations at sign up. Class limited to 50 Students. 

Class will be Aug 22 & 29 from 6-10pm and Aug 26 from 8-5.


08/25/2017

Music in the Park

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Free live music!

Date: Friday, August 25, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This is free family friendly music at the Walnut River Amphitheater.  Vehicle permits are still required.


08/26/2017

Tiara Triathlon

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Run-Walnut River Beach

Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017

Contact: Patrick Todd

Phone No: 316-516-5145 or Park Office 316-321-7180

Time: 5:00 am - 12:00 pm


Kansas Team Trail

Location: Wilson State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017

Time: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm


USABassin

Location: Melvern State Park - West Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017

Contact: Rick Wheeler

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm


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


09/08/2017

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


09/09/2017

Women on Target - Fancy Creek Range

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park - Fancy Creek Range

Type: Educational

Date: Saturday, September 09, 2017

Contact: Marci Ritter

Phone No: 785-293-4406

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Women On Target® Instructional Shooting Clinic provides you with a safe, comfortable environment for learning to shoot rifles, pistols, muzzleloaders, archery and much more. No previous experience required.

Space is limited to 36 participants.

Register now! The clinic will fill up fast.

The cost is only $50 per registrant.

Cost includes lunch, eye and ear protection, loaner equipment, ammunition and personal instruction by certified instructors, range safety officers, and outstanding volunteers.

Enrollment Deadlines August 27, 2017
or when the clinics are full!

The clinic will be held rain or shine. Some events may be changed slightly to accommodate the weather

For more information view the registration form


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.


09/15/2017

Kansas Team Trail

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 09/15/17 - 09/17/17

Contact: Bobby@kansasteamtrail.com

Phone No: 785-564-0780

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Perry State Park Lake View Boat Ramp and Shelter House

http://www.kansasteamtrail.com


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.


09/19/2017

Geary Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/19/17 - 09/16/17

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park Office, 8 AM to 4 PM. Students receive manual, homework assignments, class syllabus and locations at sign up. Class limited to 50 Students. 

Class is held Sept 16 & 26 from 6-10pm and Sept 23 from 8-5.


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

LANTERN FEST

Location: EL DORADO STATE PARK

Type: LANTERN FEST

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

Contact: MOLLY-CITY OF EL DORADO

Phone No: 316-323-4214

Time: 7:00 am - 11:00 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.


Boulder Bluff Trail Ride

Location: El DORADO STATE PARK

Type: TRAIL RIDE

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Contact: EL DORADO PARK OFFICE

Phone No: 316-321-7180

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


10/07/2017

OK KIDS DAY-FREE ENTRANCE

Location: EL DORADO STATE PARK

Type: OUTDOOR ACTIVIES

Date: Saturday, October 07, 2017

Contact: PARK OFFICE

Phone No: 316-321-7180

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

BLUESTEM AREA #7 (FREE ENTRANCE)


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.


10/24/2017

Riley Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/24/17 - 10/31/17

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park Office, 8 AM to 4 PM. Students receive manual, homework assignments, class syllabus and locations at sign up. Class limited to 50 Students. 

Class will be held Oct 24 and 31 from 6-10pm and Oct 28 from 8-5.


10/28/2017

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


HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN NIGHT

Location: EL DORADO STATE PARK

Type: HALLOWEEN FUN

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Contact: PARK OFFICE

Phone No: 316-321-7180

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

EVENT WILL BE IN WALNUT RIVER (AMPHITHEATER)


11/24/2017

Opt Outside

Location: Prairie Spirit Trail - and all other State Parks

Type: Get Outside

Date: Friday, November 24, 2017

Time: 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Enjoy all that Kansas State Parks have to offer in the Fall, and do it for free.


10/27/2019

NATRC Competitive Trail Ride (Rescheduled from May 19-21 2017)

Location: Perry State Park Horse Trails/ Campground (Wild Horse)

Type: Competitive

Dates: 10/27/19 - 10/29/17

Contact: www.natracregion6.org

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

This ride is a reschedule from May 19-21 2017