Lovewell State Park


IMPORTANT!!: Due to scheduling issues as we get back to school, etc, the Lovewell State Park Office will be open the following hours from now until Labor Day:

Friday 8am to 8:30pm

Saturday 8am to 2:00pm

Sunday thru Thursday, 8am to 4:30pm

After office hours, please utilize the self pay station for daily vehicle and campsite permits. After Hours location for hunting/fishing license and park permit purchases: Lovewell Marina (1/2 south, 1/4 east of office) Webb's Bait andTackle (1/2 north, 4 west, 9 south, 4 west of office). Or purchase your hunting or fishing license here online.

Lovewell State Park, is sponsoring its 15th   Annual Campground Christmas on Saturday, August 19th. Campers at the state park are encouraged to decorate their campsites in a Christmas Theme. Campers who choose to join in on the festivities need to register at the state park office, by 5 pm on Saturday afternoon. Campsites will be judged after 8 pm on Saturday. Prizes will be awarded on Sunday, August 20th at the Beach Shelter at 11 am.  If you decide not to enter the contest, the park staff would still like to invite you to come out to view the decorated campsites.


Lovewell Marina and Grill is open for the season, Sunday thru Thursday 7am to 7pm; Friday/Saturday 7am to 9pm.

The 2017 Lovewell Spring Newsletter is now available to view and print!! Click the link below! 

A copy of the Lovewell State Park Annual Report is also available for 2016, click the link below!

Lovewell Reservoir is at conservation pool. Water temp is the upper 70's. 

Camping Cabin reservations are available up to 364 days in advance. 2017 campsite reservations for the Walleye Point, Cottonwood, and North Willow Utility Campgrounds are available April thru September at, or by calling the office during business hours. Remember, Kansas residents can purchase their Annual Park Passport at a reduced rate with vehicle registration at the courthouse!

Click this link for the latest Lovewell Reservoir fishing report!

Frontier, Pioneer, Pine Ridge and Sunrise Camping Cabins are designated as a "PET FRIENDLY" cabin. Customers who wish to bring their pets for their stay at these Camping Cabins will need to choose the "Pet Friendly" option on the online reservation page (or request it during a telephone reservation), and pay an add'l fee of $50.00. All other cabins remain as "No Pets Allowed". Pets must be kept outside in a kennel or on a secured chain or leash.

Special event dates for 2017 are:

  • Let's Camp America 5K Run/Walk  May 6
  • Free Fishing Weekend June 3 and 4
  • Kids Fishing Clinic June 11
  • Float Your Boat Contest June 18
  • Lake Association Fireworks Display**  July 1
  • Sand Castle Contest August 5
  • Lovewell Fun Day August 5
  • Campground Christmas August 19/20
  • Free State Park Entrance Sept 10
  • 3D Archery Tournament Sept 10

 **Event is tentatively scheduled.

All special event dates are subject to change.