Despatch

GPS: N38 48.477 W99 44.351

Map of Location

Campsites cannot be Reserved

Primitive Campsites: 200

Other Information:

The Despatch Camping Area is a primitive camping area. There are no designated campsites within this area, campers are free to pick an area of their choice to set up camp. There are a number of shade trees and shelters near the water that provide for some excellent primitive camping opportunities. Vehicles are permitted to drive on the grass within this area as long as there are no signage or barricades prohibiting vehicular traffic. Within this area there is a boat launching facility, vault toilet, fish cleaning station and depending on the water level, a covered fishing dock; fishing along the shorelines of this area can be fantastic!

Area Facilities

Despatch
  • Type of Facility: Fish Cleaning Station
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.477 W99 44.351
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Wyoming Shelter
  • Type of Facility: Shelter Group
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.354 W99 44.341
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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    Group Activities


Dry Dock Storage
  • Type of Facility: Storage Stalls
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.761 W99 43.373
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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Despatch
  • Type of Facility: Dump Station
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.503 W99 44.349
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Jumpin' Catfish
  • Type of Facility: Full Service Cabin
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.680 W99 44.239
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve Jumpin' Catfish
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    A Jumpy

    This cozy little one bedroom cabin comes equipped with all of the amenities of the full service, two bedroom cabins. Don't let the one bedroom mislead you... this cabin comes with a sleeper loft, built in above the bedroom, which provides two, single beds which the children really enjoy! This cabin is able to accomodate four very comfortably. It comes equipped with air conditioning and heating, a restroom with shower, a small kitchenette which includes a sink, electric range, counter and microwave; a small refrigerator is also available. Just outside, there is an exterior outlet for charging up the boat's trolling motor batteries, a large picnic table and a fire ring.

    The Jumpin' Catfish cabin rents for just $60.00 per night, plus a $12.00 reservation fee that is applied only to the first night. (Linens and cooking utensils are not provided)

     

     

     


Despatch
  • Type of Facility: Vault toilet
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.497 W99 44.333
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Gobbler's Roost
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.678 W99 44.264
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve Gobbler's Roost
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    AGob

    The Gobbler's Roost, which is finished with a Wild Turkey theme, is a full-service, two-bedroom facility capable of accommodating up to six comfortably. This cabin is sure to meet your desires; it includes: two bunkbeds and one full-sized bed, dining table and chairs, air conditioning and heating, a kitchenette with range top and sink, a full bathroom including a shower and a small refrigerator and microwave.

    Just outside, the large, covered porch provides a perfect vantage point for watching the morning sunrises or evening sunsets. A large picnic table, fire ring and exterior outlet are also available just outside for your convenience.

    AGOB

    The Gobbler's Roost is very reasonably priced at $80.00 per night plus a $12.00 reservation fee; the reservation fee is applied only to the first night's rent! Listen closely...you just may hear a turkey calling in the distance!

    (Linens and cooking utensils are not provided)

     

     


Overland Boat Ramp
  • Type of Facility: Boat Ramp
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.242 W99 44.506
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Whitetail Ridge
  • Type of Facility: Rustic Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.701 W99 44.420
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve Whitetail Ridge
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    Named and finished with one of Kansas' most sought after big game species in mind, the Whitetail Ridge Cabin is a newly remodeled, rustic, cabin which is capable of sleeping up to six. Amenities include: Two bedrooms and a common area, air conditioning and heating, dining table and chairs, and a large countertop with microwave. Outside on the shaded patio area, there is a freeze proof hydrant, a charcoal grill, picnic table and fire ring. There are also exterior outlets for cooking or charging your boat's trolling motor batteries.

    A WTL

    Whitetail Ridge is nicely priced at $45.00 per night, plus a $12.00 reservation fee which is applied only on the first night's rent. Keep a sharp eye out, those Whitetails will be running the ridge at dawn and dusk!

    (Linens and cooking utensils are not provided!)

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The Flyway
  • Type of Facility: Modern Two Bedroom Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.693 W99 44.321
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve The Flyway
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     A Fly

    The Flyway, which is finished with a waterfowl theme in mind, is a full-service, two-bedroom facility capable of accomodating up to six comfortably. This cabin is sure to meet your desires; it includes: two bunkbeds and one full-sized bed, dining table and chairs, air conditioning and heating, a kitchenette with range top and sink, a full bathroom including a shower and a small refrigerator and microwave.

    A Flyy

    Just outside, the large, covered porch provides a perfect vantage point for enjoying the morning sunrises or evening sunsets. A large picnic table, fire ring and exterior outlet are also available just outside for your convenience.

    The Flyway is very reasonably priced at $80.00 per night plus a $12.00 reservation fee; the reservation fee is applied only to the first night's rent!

    (Linens and cooking utensils are not provided)

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The Trapper's Lodge
  • Type of Facility: Rustic Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.673 W99 44.443
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve The Trapper's Lodge
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    The Trapper's Lodge is a two bedroom cabin capable of accommodating up to six comfortably. Constructed and finished with a trapping theme in mind, this cabin provides air conditioning and heating, dining table and chairs, a freeze proof hydrant just outside with water available year around; two twin over full bunkbeds and a countertop including storage space and a microwave. Just outside on the shaded patio awaits a large picnic table, a charcoal grill and fire ring; also included are two exterior outlets for cooking or for charging up the boat's batteries!

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    The Trapper's Lodge rents for just $45.00 per night, plus a $12.00 reservation fee on the first night's rent.

    (Linens and cooking utensils are not provided)


Cove 1 Boat Ramp
  • Type of Facility: Boat Ramp
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 48.322 W99 44.409
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    3 Lanes / 2 Docks