State Park Alerts

 Water will be shut off to the campsites starting October 16th.  We will continue to have a hydrant in the office parking lot available year round.  We will also keep the Northside Bathhouse open (located near the rental cabins).  Page Creek will not have any water.  Call the office if you would like more details

For more information click, Cedar Bluff State Park


The Cheney State Park office will be closed on Tuesday, December 12th and Wednesday, December 13th so that staff can attend state-wide training meetings.  The office will also be closed for Christmas break from December 23rd to January 2nd, 2018.  We will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on January 1st for the 1st day hike in case anyone wants to purchase permits at that time.  Check the Cheney State Park facebook page for details.

The East Shore and West Shore areas of Cheney State Park have the water shut off now to the sites and the bathrooms are shut down for the winter. The only sites  with water still available in the off-season are #32 to 51 on the south side of Smarsh Creek campground.  Those sites have frost-free hydrants.  The cabins are year-round also.

For more information click, Cheney State Park


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For more information click, Clinton State Park


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For more information click, Crawford State Park


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For more information click, Cross Timbers State Park


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For more information click, Eisenhower State Park


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For more information click, El Dorado State Park


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For more information click, Elk City State Park


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For more information click, Fall River State Park


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For more information click, Glen Elder State Park


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For more information click, Green Recreational Trail State Park


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For more information click, Hillsdale State Park


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For more information click, Historic Lake Scott State Park


Office closed - November 23-27

Winter Closings: Sandstone Campground and Restroom, Fish Cleaning Stations, No water at Trailer Dump Stations, Corral Shelter, Beach Bath House, and Rockin'K Bath House

Last Trout stocking: November 17

The Annual Camp and 14-Day Camping permits will go live on December 15, 2017.  The reservation system will go live for 2018 reservations on December 18, 2017.

For more information click, Kanopolis State Park


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For more information click, Kaw River State Park


 Lovewell Reservoir is 1.5 ft below conservation pool. All boat ramps are usable.

 Please see PARK NEWS link for upcoming events and park facilities available.

For more information click, Lovewell State Park


The Park Office is not currently fully staffed and may be closed periodically. If Park staff is working in and around the park do not hesitate to ask for assistance. If you need emergency assistance call 911. 

For more information click, Meade State Park


Upcoming closures for the Milford State Park Office:

December 12th & 13th

December 22nd - 26th

January 1st & 2nd

Facilities that are closed until spring:

Restrooms/Showerhouses:  Eagle Ridge, Prairie View, Cedar Point, Woodland Hills & Walnut Grove

Campgrounds with water shut off:  Hickory Hollow, Prairie View & Cedar Point

Cabins: Honey Locust Lodge, Red Cedar Resort & Big Oak Bungalow 

Reservations can be made online for the upcoming season on December 18th at noon using www.reserveamerica.com

For more information click, Milford State Park


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For more information click, Mushroom Rock State Park


STARTING NOVEMBER 17 2017 THE ROAD ENTRANCE TO LAKE VIEW and the BOAT RAMP  (Catfish Alley) WILL BE CLOSED DUE TO ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Please do not drive around the barricades.  There will be no access to Catfish Alley.  No camping at Catfish Alley. To access the Lake View, Boat Ramp, Campgrounds, and the Cabins please use the high road around to the southeast for all entering and exiting these areas.

Due to the nice weather forecasts courtesy Dock at Lake View will remain open as weather permits.

Office closures:

  • Dec 12-13 2017 Staff Meeting
  • Dec 23-26 2017 Holiday

Office will be open Jan 1 2018 From 9-3  The First Day Hike Starts at 10:00 Meet Lake View Boat Ramp Parking Lot.

Perry State Park remains open but the WATER HAS BEEN SHUT OFF FOR THE WINTER

The water is off at the following campgrounds' LAKE VIEW, EAGLE LANDING COTTONWOOD BRIDGE and WILD HORSE

All Bath/Shower Houses, and the Fish Cleaning Station are closed.

The Dump Station at the entrance and the one in Lake View are open but the water is shut off for rinsing.

COUGAR PASS Campground will have water throughout the winter, but you HAVE TO DISCONNECT after filling your water tanks so the lines don't freeze.

ALL Trail Users Hunting Season Starts Sept 1 2017.

Please use caution and wear brightly colored clothing (preferably ORANGE) when using all trials.

Remember to Lock your vehicles when they are unattended at the Trails Parking Lots

Horse trails and bike trails cross over into CORP of Engineers Land and there is walk in hunting on many parts of their property.

DEC 1-5 and Dec 8-10 2017 YOUTH Special Hunts will be in the areas behind the office and across the road (237 Highway) to the south of the office.

SEPT 11-DEC 31 2017Special Hunts will be conducted at the State Park in the area behind the office.

Perry State Park Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (NO BOAT Registrations after 3:30 pm)
BOAT REGISTRATIONS MONDAY-FRIDAY ONLY

For more information click, Perry State Park


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For more information click, Pomona State Park


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For more information click, Prairie Dog State Park


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For more information click, Prairie Spirit Trail State Park


Sand Hills will be having a First Day Hike on January 1st, 2018. Check the Sand Hills State Park facebook page for more details.

Sand Hills State Park is a year-round campground for the campsites.  We have shut the restroom down and the dump station for the winter.

For more information click, Sand Hills State Park


Water facilities are now shut down to Winter sites only in River Pond.  Rocky Ford Campground remains on.  All other water facilities in area are shut down. 

Come out and enjoy the Day after Thanksgiving at the park - for Free. No vehicle permit required.  In addition, hike our trails and find a treasure to cash in.  We are calling it Tuttle Treasure Trail.  Each trail in the state park will have a treasure that when brought to the office will have a small gift assigned to it.  Follow us on facebook to get clues.  kansas wildlife parks and tourism- tuttle creek.

For more information click, Tuttle Creek State Park


Fish Cleaning Station has been shut down for the winter.
Rock Point Campground, Lakeview Campground and Old Marina Campground have been shut down to all camping for renovations. Old Marina 21-26 and 29-31 are open with electric only. Old Marina 28 (full hook-up) is open with electric, water and sewer.
Old Marina Shower House WILL remain open.

Campfires are allowed in the provided Fire Rings Only.

Trout was stocked Nov. 20.

Blue-Green Algae Warning/Watch has been removed. Please use caution, if the area does not look clean do not enter.

If you have additional questions the KDHE blue-green algae site has a wealth of information. http://www.kdheks.gov/algae-illness/index.htm or http://www.kdheks.gov/…/do…/Harmful_Algae_Blooms_Q_and_A.pdf

For more information click, Webster State Park


**********NO CLIFF JUMPING!!!!**********   

LOTTERY DRAWING FOR SEASONAL CAMPSITES IN DROPSEED 1-6 AND GRAMA 3, 4, 5, 11, 12,13 WILL BE HELD MONDAY DECEMBER 11, 2017 AT 9:00AM AT THE PARK OFFICE.

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 AND NEW YEAR'S. SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM THE PARK STAFF!

2018 PERMITS AND LICENSES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE FRIDAY DECEMBER 15TH. RESERVATIONS WILL GO LIVE MONDAY DECEMBER 18, 2018 AT NOON. NOTE: SOME LICENSES WILL NOT BE VALID UNTIL JANUARY 1, 2018 DUE TO NEW CHANGES.

FIRST DAY HIKE WILL BE AT CEDAR TRAIL JANUARY 1, 2018 AT 1:00 PM. MEET AT THE TRAIL HEAD TO PARTICIPATE.

Campfires Permitted. Do not leave fires unattended. Please make sure that fires are out before going to sleep for the night or leaving the campground. Also, be cautious with wind conditions. Thank You.

For more information click, Wilson State Park