Lovewell State Park


Lovewell State Park office hours are 8 am to 4:30pm Monday thru Friday, closed Saturday and Sunday. 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 and Grill (1/2 south, 1/2 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 Marina and Grill is open Monday thru Thursday, 7am to 2pm; and closing at 8:30pm on Friday/Saturday; Sunday open 7am to 7pm!

The 2016 Lovewell Spring Newsletter is now available to view and print!! Click the link below! 

2016 Spring Newsletter (PDF 2.48 MB)

A copy of the Lovewell State Park Annual Report is also available for 2015, click the link below!

Lovewell Reservoir is currently 1 ft below conservation pool. Boat ramps are usable at this level.

Camping Cabin reservations are available up to 364 days in advance. 2015 campsite reservations for the Walleye Point, Cottonwood, and North Willow Utility Campgrounds are available 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 2016 are:

  • Park Open House April 23
  • Free State park Entrance April 23
  • Free Fishing Weekend June 4 and 5
  • Kids Fishing Clinic June 12
  • Sand Castle Contest June 19
  • Float Your Boat Contest June 19
  • Lake Association Fireworks Display  July 2
  • Lovewell Fun Day August 6
  • Campground Christmas August 20/21
  • Free State Park Entrance Sept 11
  • 3D Archery Tournament Sept 11


All special event dates are subject to change.