Lovewell State Park
LOVEWELL STATE PARK NEWS, NOTES AND HAPPENINGS!! Updated weekly.
Lovewell State Park office hours are 8 am to 6:00pm Saturday thru Thursday, and 8am to 8:30pm on Friday.
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.
Kids Fishing Clinic is this Sunday, June 11th. 10am to 2pm. Pre-Registration is suggested (785) 753-4971. Participants should meet at the Willow Group Shelter at 10am for fun and educational classes on Fish Identification, Knot Tying, Casting, Lure Selection, Fishing HotSpots, and a Fish Cleaning Demonstration. A Hot Dog lunch will be provided, and then participants will have the opportunity to fish with a mentor until 2pm.
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 2 feet above conservation pool. Water temp is the upper 60'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 www.reserveamerica.com, 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.