Wilson State Park News
CAMPFIRES PERMITTED. BE SURE TO USE FIRE RINGS FOR CAMPFIRES. DO NOT LEAVE FIRES UNATTENDED. PLEASE MAKE SURE FIRES ARE OUT BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP FOR THE NIGHT OR LEAVING THE CAMPGROUND. ALSO, BE CAUTIOUS WITH WIND CONDITIONS. THANK YOU!
Switchgrass, Wheatgrass, and Yarrow bathrooms are closed for winter. The marina bathroom and fish cleaning station will be closed the week of October 23rd. Big Bluestem bathroom/shower facility will remain open through the winter. Frost free hydrants are available in Big Bluestem, Foxtail, Lovegrass and Wheatgrass in the Hell Creek area and Goldenrod in the Otoe area.
2018 LICENCES AND PERMITS WILL GO ON SALE FRIDAY DECEMBER 15TH. RESERVATIONS FOR 2018 WILL GO LIVE MONDAY DECEMBER 18, 2017 AT NOON.
FIRST DAY HIKE WILL BE HELD AT CEDAR TRAIL JANUARY 1, 2018 AT 1:00 PM. MEET AT THE TRAIL HEAD TO PARTICIPATE.
2018 SEASONAL (LONG TERM) CAMPING
The Lottery Drawing for Seasonal Campsites will be done Monday Dec. 11, 2017 at 9:00AM. Sites that are not selected in the lottery drawing will be available on a first come, first served basis. Sites available are Dropseed 1-6, Grama 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13. If you have questions about Seasonal Camp sites, contact the park office at 785 658 2465 and press 1.
Go to reserveamerica.com to make your cabin or campsite reservations or to see availability.
ANNUAL VEHICLE PERMITS CAN BE PURCHASED FROM THE COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE WITH RENEWAL OF TAGS/TAXES. COST FOR PERMITS ARE $15.50 AND WILL BE VALID THROUGH THE TAG EXPIRATION DATE. TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS LET THEM KNOW YOU WANT TO PURCHASE PASSPORTS (ANNUAL VEHICLE PERMITS) FOR KANSAS STATE PARKS.
For Current Lake level and Fishing information view the Lake and Fishing Information page.
THE PARK OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TUESDAY 12/12/17 & WEDNESDAY 12/13/17 FOR MEETINGS. THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 23, 2017 THROUGH JANUARY 1, 2018 FOR CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR'S. SEASONS GREETINGS FROM THE PARK STAFF.
The Park Office is open Monday thru Friday 8:00AM - 4:00PM. Closed Saturday & Sunday. Please call ahead if you are driving from a distance to ensure the park office will be open when you arrive.
Check out the cabins page for more information on each of the Wilson State Park Cabin's. From there you can reserve a specific cabin online or you can go to the online cabin reservation system and look at all cabin availability.
Reservation fees and processing fees are in addition to the rental fees. Weekends require a two night stay (Fri-Sat) Holiday weekends require a four night stay (Fri - Mon) for Memorial Weekend and July 4th weekend and a three night stay (Fri - Sun) for Labor Day weekend. Fees are $70 per night during the off season Oct - March and $85 per night on week nights and $125 per night on weekends and holidays during the prime season April - Sept plus a $14 reservation fee.
Cabin Check-in time is 2:00pm NO EXCEPTIONS and Check-out time is 12:00pm. Cabins have keyless entry on the doorlocks. Use the last four digits of your phone number the reservation was done under for entry to the cabin. PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN CABINS AND SMOKING IS PROHIBITED IN CABINS.
REMINDER: Permits are required year round for all vehicles that come into the Park.