Lovewell Calendar


06/28/2015

Bureau of Reclamation Fireworks Ban

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Fireworks Regulation - Fireworks Ban

Dates: 06/28/15 - 07/05/15

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: 785-753-4971

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

On Wednesday June 12, 2013 the Bureau of Reclamation announced that fireworks will no longer be allowed on lands or waters owned by the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR regulation 43 CFR 423.30 C) due to liability issues. Therefore, the discharge of personal fireworks at Lovewell State Park (including the Pioneer Day Use area), Lovewell Wildlife Area, Twin Coves Private Trailer area and Lovewell Private Cabin area is strictly prohibited. Persons discharging fireworks within these areas will be subject to penalties. Questions can be directed to the Lovewell State Park Office at (785) 753-4971 .

07/19/2015

Sand Castle Contest

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Family/Team Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest

Date: Sunday, July 19, 2015

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 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 8 am to 12 noon. Sand castles/sculptures will be judged at 2 pm.

"Float Your Boat" contest

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Family/Team or Individual Cardboard Boat Building Contest

Date: Sunday, July 19, 2015

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 July), 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.

08/01/2015

Lovewell Fun Day

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Outdoor Games and Recreation

Date: Saturday, August 01, 2015

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

5K or 2 mile Fun Run/Walk, Co-Ed Mud Volleyball, Rock/Paper/Scissors Tournament, Sandpile Treasure Hunt Pre-Registration required for Mud Volleyball, no later than July 30.

08/15/2015

Campground Christmas

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Christmas Lighting Contest

Dates: 08/15/15 - 08/16/15

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.

09/13/2015

3D Archery Shoot and Free Park Entrance

Location: Lovewell State Park

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

Date: Sunday, September 13, 2015

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.