Glen Elder State Park

THE GLEN ELDER STATE PARK OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY, NOV 10TH IN OBSERVATION OF VETERAN'S DAY! 

**Waconda Lake is .3' below conservation pool.**

The KANZA shower building and sites 22 thru 41 in Kanza are available for camping and the frost free sites in the Cheyenne, sites 25 thru 36, are available for year around camping. 

The Kaw and Cheyenne shower buildings, west dump station, Visitor Center toilets, fish cleaning station, and Hopewell Church are CLOSED.  The water is off on the north sites in Cheyenne and Kanza and all of Kaw.

Free "WiFi" at Glen Elder State Park provided by Cunnningham Telephone & Cable. Hot spots are located at the cabins, Kanza, Kaw & Cheyenne Showerhouses, and the Marina area.  NEW locations throughout the park/campgrounds. 

State regulation 115-8-9 requires all camping units upon completion of 14 consecutive days in a campground must move to a different CAMPGROUND, each person and all property of each person shall be absent from that campground for at least five days.

Hopewell Church basement is the Emergency Weather Shelter for the Glen Elder State Park area.  The park has a storm siren in the Kanza campground that is activated by Mitchell County law enforcement.

«Kanza Campground

Large heated showerhouse and vault toilet, picnic tables and fire rings

Camping in Kanza
  • 66 utility sites, 38 reservable with 50 amp, water concrete pads, and grills on prime sites
  • Near boat ramp

«Cheyenne Campground

  • Showerhouse, picnic tables, and fire rings
  • 36 utility sites, 19 reservable with 50 amp, water, concrete pads, and grills on prime sites

«Kaw Campground

  • Showerhouse, picnic tables, and fire rings
  • 18 utility sites, 10 reservable
  • Pull-through sites
Cheyenne Camping area

Plenty of Primitive Camping!

Our web maps are Google-generated; please contact our office for any questions or clarifications.

Contact the park office for current event information at (785)-545-3345 or just EMAIL us, gleneldersp@ksoutdoors.com

The best time to find someone in the office is Monday - Fiday 8:00am - 4:00pm

 *Be advised the park office may be closed at any time without prior notice.

**Please call ahead to insure park staff will be in the office when you arrive so we may meet your needs.

KDWP licenses and permits may be purchased at KOALS online, Mitchell County Vendors, or many other locations around the state.