Kansas Outdoor Events


01/30/2023

PERRY OFFICE Closed

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Office Closed

Dates: 01/30/23 - 02/04/23

This is an All Day Event


Other Information:

the Park office will close at 2:00 PM on 1/30/2023 and will reopen 2/6/2023

The Park remains open for day use. Daily Vehicle and single night camping permits can be obtained at the self-pay stations. Please check kiosk for pricing.

Most hunting/fishing licenses and permits can be purchased at https://license.gooutdoorskansas.com or Toll-Free Telephone: 1-833-587-2164, hours are 6am - 9pm.

Please call 620-672-5911 if you need further assistance.


02/10/2023

Unit 4 Spring Turkey Application Deadline

Location: Statewide

Type: Last day to submit applications for 2023 Unit 4 spring turkey permits

Date: Friday, February 10, 2023

This is an All Day Event



02/09/2023

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shop

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 02/09/23 - 02/11/23

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Other Information:

Registration opens 1/09/2023 at 12:01AM (midnight). Classes have traditionally filled up very quickly.

Registration and additional information is online at www.safehunters.com. If the hyperlink doesn't work you will need to type the address into your browser.


02/18/2023

Sumner Co. - Belle Plaine

Location: Belle Plaine Community Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 02/18/23 - 02/19/23

Contact: Belle Plaine City Building

Phone No: 620-488-3433

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Other Information:

Class will be held Feb 18 from 8-4:30 and Feb 19 from 12-4. 


02/25/2023

John Brown Half Marathon Run - KC Running Company

Location: Flint Hills Trail - Mile Zero - Osawatomie, KS

Type: Running

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2023

Contact: Brad Ziegler

Phone No: 816-529-5860

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Other Information:

Enter a half marathon on the beautiful Flint Hills Trail State Park, starting from Mile 0 in Osawatomie, KS.

Sign up: https://runsignup.com/Race/KS/Osawatomie/JohnBrownHalfMarathon


02/23/2023

Sedgwick Co. - Kechi THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Ark Valley Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 02/23/23 - 02/25/23

Contact: Matt Nesser

Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Other Information:

Class will be held 02/23 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, 02/24 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, and 02/25 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Must be present at all to be certified.


02/22/2023

PERRY OFFICE Closed

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Office closed

Dates: 02/22/23 - 02/25/23

This is an All Day Event


Other Information:

The office will be closed from 2/22-2/26 and will reopen 2/27

The Park remains open for day use. Daily Vehicle and single night camping permits can be obtained at the self-pay stations. Please check kiosk for pricing.

Most hunting/fishing licenses and permits can be purchased at https://license.gooutdoorskansas.com or Toll-Free Telephone: 1-833-587-2164, hours are 6am - 9pm.

Please call 620-672-5911 if you need further assistance.


03/18/2023

Trout Derby

Location: Meade State Park

Type: fishing tournament

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023

Contact: Meade State Park Office

Phone No: (620) 873-2572

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Other Information:

For more information on this event, visit facebook.com/MeadeStatePark or contact the park office.


03/16/2023

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/16/23 - 03/18/23

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Other Information:

Registration opens 2/14/2023 at 12:01AM (midnight). Classes have traditionally filled up very quickly.

Registration and additional information is online at www.safehunters.com. If the hyperlink doesn't work you will need to type the address into your browser.


03/18/2023

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023

Contact: Christopher Blodgett

Phone No: 785-375-2714

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com. If the link doesn't work just type the address into your browser. 

Registration doesn't open until Feb 16. Questions can be directed to the contact above.


03/25/2023

ALL AMERICAN CATFISH TOURNAMENTS - AACT

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2023

Contact: Dustin Johnson

Phone No: 620-430-5431

Time: 4:00 am - 7:00 pm


Other Information:

FISHING TOURNAMENT- Catfish

Location: Lake View Boat Ramp

Vehicle Permits are REQUIRED for all vehicles to enter the State Park - no matter the length of stay.

Web: https://www.allamericancatfish.com

Facebook: All American Catfish Tournaments https://www.facebook.com/groups/AACatfish/


Reno Co. - Pretty Prairie

Location: Cheney Lake Compound/St Rose Hall

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted course

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2023

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com. Type the address into your browser.

Lunch will be provided with a free will donation. Be sure to have all online requirements completed with printed online exam score. Class.will begin promptly at 8:00 AM and outdoor field walk and live fire will be held at:
Cheney Lake Compound
21514 S. Yoder Road
Pretty Prairie, KS
Students may bring their own firearms and are inspected for safety.
Any questions about the class contact Wayne Maass 316-640-9688


Prairie Spirit Trail Ultra - by Outlaw 100

Location: Prairie Spirit Trail - Ottawa Start

Type: Extreme Running

Dates: 03/25/23 - 03/26/23

Time: 6:00 am - 12:00 pm


Other Information:

Welcome to the 10th year of Ultra running through the beautiful Prairie Spirit Trail State Park.  The Prairie Spirit Trail Ultra provided by Outlaw 100 has 50K, 50M, 100K and 100M distances to choose from. Visit https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=96756 to sign up.


03/26/2023

South East Kansas Kayak Anglers/USA Bassin

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, March 26, 2023

Contact: Lauren Ward

Phone No: 620-515-1995

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm


Other Information:

Kayak Fishing tournament

Location: North Boat Ramp and Shelter #7

Vehicle Permits are REQUIRED for all vehicles to enter the State Park - no matter the length of stay.


03/21/2023

Riley Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/21/23 - 03/28/23

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Time: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Other Information:

Pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park office. Students receive manual, course syllabus, locations and home work assignments at registration. Course is limited to 30 students. There is no charge for the class.


03/31/2023

Sedgwick Co. Wichita

Location: Great Plains Nature Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/31/23 - 04/01/23

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at safehunters.com. Type the address into your browser.

Any questions can be directed to shannon@ftacacademy.com.


04/01/2023

Franklin County Historical Society 5K Run

Location: Flint Hills Trail State Park - Ottawa Legacy Square Start

Type: Running

Date: Saturday, April 01, 2023

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am


Other Information:

Join the Franklin County Historical Society on a 5K run on the beautiful Flint Hills Trail State Park.  The race will start at Legacy Square in Ottawa and pass over the stately Marais des Cygnes bridge west of town. Visit https://runsignup.com/Race/KS/Ottawa/FranklinCountyHistoricalSociety5K to sign up.


04/06/2023

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/06/23 - 04/08/23

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Other Information:

Registration opens 3/6/2023 at 12:01AM (midnight). Classes have traditionally filled up very quickly.

Registration and additional information is online at www.safehunters.com. If the hyperlink doesn't work you will need to type the address into your browser.


04/15/2023

The Fallen Outdoors -Team Kansas

Location: Milford Lake - Rush Creek Ramp

Type: fishing tournament

Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023

Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm



Midwest Endurance Race Co.

Location: Flint Hills Trail - Osawatomie, KS - Mile Zero

Type: Running

Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023

Time: 5:00 am - 8:00 pm


Other Information:

Midwest Endurance Race Co brings you the Mile 0 Ultra Runs of 50K, 20m, 10m, and a Fun Run.

Sign up https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=98567


Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 am


Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com. If the link doesn't work, type the address in your browser.

Registration doesn't open until March 16.


04/22/2023

Earth Day Park Clean-up

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Earth Day Event

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023

Contact: Milford State Park Office

Phone No: 785-238-3014

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



04/14/2023

Douglas Co. - Lawrence

Location: First Presbyterian Church

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/14/23 - 04/22/23


Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com. Type the address into your browser.


04/23/2023

KANSAS BUDDY BASS

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, April 23, 2023

Contact: Andrew Barnabei

Phone No: 605-880-0119

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 am


Other Information:

FISHING TOURNAMENT- Bass

Location: Lake View Boat Ramp

Vehicle Permits are REQUIRED for all vehicles to enter the State Park - no matter the length of stay.

https://www.ksbuddybass.com


04/29/2023

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

This is an All Day Event



04/30/2023

cANCELLED EAST KANSAS BASSMASTERS

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, April 30, 2023

Contact: Brian Keeney

Phone No: 913-424-8285

Time: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm


Other Information:

THIS TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED 

FISHING TOURNAMENT- Bass

Location: Lake View Boat Ramp

Vehicle Permits are REQUIRED for all vehicles to enter the State Park - no matter the length of stay.


05/03/2023

Let's Camp America

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Free Vehicle Entry

Date: Wednesday, May 03, 2023

This is an All Day Event


Other Information:

FREE park entrance for all vehicles at all Kansas State Parks. All other fees apply. 


05/06/2023

OK Kids Day

Location: Meade State Park

Type: Family oriented outdoor activities

Date: Saturday, May 06, 2023

Contact: Meade State Park Office

Phone No: 620-873-2572

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Other Information:

For more information on this event visit facebook.com/MeadeStatePark or call the park office.


05/20/2023

Kids Movie Night- Kids to Park Day 2023

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Community Shelter

Type: Movie

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2023

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Other Information:

Kick off the summer by joining us for a Movie in the Park! Movie to be determined later. Popcorn and Pop provided by the Cedar Bluff Diehards


OK Kids Day Youth Fishing Derby

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Youth Fishing Derby

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2023

Contact: Milford State Park Office

Phone No: 785-238-3014

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Other Information:

Youth 15 and under. No registration necessary. A limited amount of fishing poles will be available for use. 


05/21/2023

South East Kansas Kayak Anglers/USA Bassin

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, May 21, 2023

Contact: Lauren Ward

Phone No: 620-515-1995

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm


Other Information:

Kayak Fishing tournament
Location: North Boat Ramp and Shelter #7
Vehicle Permits are REQUIRED for all vehicles to enter the State Park - no matter the length of stay.


05/27/2023

Park Party- Cedar Bluff State Park 2023

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Community Shelter

Type: Outdoor Festival

Date: Saturday, May 27, 2023

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Other Information:

Cedar Bluff State Park is the place to be on Memorial Day weekend! Kick off the summer with the annual Park Party. Outdoor games will be placed in the afternoon and dance the night away starting at 7:00 pm with DJ KZNC. You don't want to miss this great event!


06/03/2023

Annual Youth Fishing Tournament

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Youth Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2023

Contact: Paul Stockabrand

Phone No: 785-545-3345

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


Other Information:

Youth Fishing Tournament! AND Free park entrance day


Float Your Boat

Location: Milford Lake

Type: Cardboard and duct tape boat races

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2023

Contact: Geary County CVB

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm



Free Fishing Weekend

Location: Milford State Park - state wide

Type: free fishing

Dates: 06/03/23 - 06/04/23

This is an All Day Event


Other Information:

Fishing licenses are not required June 3rd and 4th, 2023. All other permits are required.


06/04/2023

South East Kansas Kayak Anglers/USA Bassin

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, June 04, 2023

Contact: Lauren Ward

Phone No: 620-515-1995

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm


Other Information:

Kayak Fishing tournament
Location: North Boat Ramp and Shelter #7
Vehicle Permits are REQUIRED for all vehicles to enter the State Park - no matter the length of stay.


06/17/2023

Archery Clinic/Fun Day

Location: Meade State Park

Type: archery clinic

Dates: 06/17/23 - 06/07/23

Contact: Meade State Park Office

Phone No: (620) 873-2572

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Other Information:

For more information on this event, visit our facebook page at www.facebook.com/MeadeStatePark or call the park office.


06/10/2023

Kayak Safety Course

Location: Meade State Park

Type: Educational Programming

Date: Saturday, June 10, 2023

Contact: Meade State Park

Phone No: (620) 873-2572

Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm


Other Information:

For more information on this event, visit https://www.facebook.com/MeadeStatePark or call the park office


OK Kids Day- Cedar Bluff State Park 2023

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Pa's Pond

Type: Youth Event

Date: Saturday, June 10, 2023

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Other Information:

Are you a Outdoor Kid? If not, learn how to be one! Join us for the annual Cedar Bluff State Park's OK Kids Day. The second Saturday in June. We start the event off with a Youth Fishing Tournament at Pa's Pond, followed by a free lunch and other outdoor activities. Activities such as trap shooting, archery, outdoor games and crafts, and more! Win prizes! All Outdoor Kids and their families are welcome! 


06/11/2023

Kids Fishing Clinic

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Kids Fishing Clinic

Date: Sunday, June 11, 2023

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Other Information:

Kids Fishing Clinic. Ages 7-15. Pre-Registration at the State Park Office no later than Thursday, June 8th. Participants will learn fishing techniques and fish identification, with an adult mentor.  Registration is limited.


06/09/2023

Midwest Endurance Race Co

Location: Flint Hills Trail - Osawatomie, KS - Mile Zero

Type: Running

Dates: 06/09/23 - 06/11/23

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 am


Other Information:

RAIL RAMPAGE is an ultra-relay running experience consisting of the following events: 200K relay for teams of four or eight runners, 200K individual race, 100K relay for teams of two or four, and 100K individual race.

Sign up: https://www.ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=99557


04/05/2023

Wednesday Night Bass Tournaments

Location: Hillsdale State Park

Type: Bass Tournmanet

Dates: 04/05/23 - 06/14/23

Contact: Willie Rogers

Phone No: 913-731-7921

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Other Information:

Wednesday Night Bass Tournament, hosted by Willie Rogers, open to the public, for more information please contact Willie Rogers at 913-731-7921.


06/17/2023

Movie Night

Location: Meade State Park

Type: family friendly film

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2023

Contact: Meade State Park Office

Phone No: (620) 873-2572

Time: 9:30 pm


Other Information:

For more information on this event, visit www.facebook.com/MeadeStatePark or call the park office.


06/24/2023

S'more Family Fun Run

Location: Milford State Park

Type: 5k or 1 mile run/walk & s'mores

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2023

Contact: Milford State Park Office

Phone No: 785-238-3014

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Other Information:

Join us at Milford State Park for our annual 5k and 1 mile walk/run, kids only dash, and campfire s'mores! No prior registration required. 


07/01/2023

Fireworks Display

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: July 4th celebration

Date: Saturday, July 01, 2023

Time: 9:45 pm - 10:30 pm


Other Information:

Sponsored by Beloit Chamber of Commerce

Tentative rain date, July 4.


Movie Night

Location: Meade State Park

Type: family friendly movie

Date: Saturday, July 01, 2023

Contact: Meade State Park

Phone No: (620) 873-2572

Time: 9:30 pm


Other Information:

Check out our facebook page www.facebook.com/MeadeStatePark for more information on this event, or call the park office.


Celebration of Pets & Vets- Cedar Bluff State Park 2023

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park

Type: Festival

Date: Saturday, July 01, 2023

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Other Information:

Come to Cedar Bluff State Park for an alternative to Fireworks. We offer a "quiet option" for the Independence Day Weekend. Enjoy a Flag Raising Ceremony, American Flag display that lines the entire North Shore park, UTV and pet parade and more! We celebrate the people that made our country free and also the pets that give us so much joy! Many United States Veterans struggle with the sounds of fireworks because it brings them back to their time at war. Also many of our four legged friends are scared by the loud noises of fireworks. That is why Cedar Bluff State Park has made the choice to be a "firework free" option. Join us for this great celebration!


07/16/2023

South East Kansas Kayak Anglers/USA Bassin

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, July 16, 2023

Contact: Lauren Ward

Phone No: 620-515-1995

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm


Other Information:

Kayak Fishing tournament
Location: North Boat Ramp and Shelter #7
Vehicle Permits are REQUIRED for all vehicles to enter the State Park - no matter the length of stay.


07/22/2023

Kayak Safety Course

Location: Meade State Park

Type: Educational Programming

Date: Saturday, July 22, 2023

Contact: Meade State Park

Phone No: (620) 873-2572

Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm


Other Information:

For more information on this event, visit https://www.facebook.com/MeadeStatePark/events or call the park office.


08/05/2023

Park Party

Location: Meade State Park

Type: carnival and outdoor-oriented games for families

Date: Saturday, August 05, 2023

Contact: Meade State Park

Phone No: (620) 873-2572

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Other Information:

Check out our facebook page for more information on this event! www.facebook.com/MeadeStatePark or call the park office.


Movie Night

Location: Meade State Park

Type: family friendly movie

Date: Saturday, August 05, 2023

Contact: Meade State park

Phone No: (620) 873-2572

Time: 9:30 pm


Other Information:

Check out our facebook page www.facebook.com/MeadeStatePark for more information on this event or call the park office.


08/04/2023

Night Train - Outlaw 100

Location: Prairie Spirit Trail - Garnett, KS start

Type: Night running

Dates: 08/04/23 - 08/06/23

Time: 8:00 pm - 12:00 pm


Other Information:

The Night Train by Outlaw 100 will offer two night running events on the Prairie Spirit Trail.  The first will start at the Garnett South Lake (Crystal Lake) on 8/4/23 at 8 pm and run till 8/5/23 at 12 pm.  The second will start at the Garnett North Lake on 8/5/23 at 8pm and run till 8/6/23 at 12 pm.  Get your running night groove on.  Registration: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=100576


08/06/2023

South East Kansas Kayak Anglers/USA Bassin

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, August 06, 2023

Contact: Lauren Ward

Phone No: 620-515-1995

Time: 5:00 am - 6:00 pm


Other Information:

Kayak Fishing tournament
Location: North Boat Ramp and Shelter #7
Vehicle Permits are REQUIRED for all vehicles to enter the State Park - no matter the length of stay.


08/12/2023

Summer Splash

Location: Milford State Park Day Use Area

Type: Summer Splash

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2023

Contact: Milford State Park

Phone No: 785-238-3014

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Other Information:

Grab your towels and sun block and come out to beat the heat of summer at the Milford State Park Splash Pad. Guardian supervision is required. 


Campground Christmas

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Christmas Lighting Contest

Dates: 08/12/23 - 08/13/23

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 am


Other Information:

Campers decorate their campsites and camping cabins in yuletide themes. The public is encouraged to view the decorations. Entries must register at the State Park Office by 5 pm on Saturday. Decorations are judged Saturday evening, Prizes awarded Sunday morning at 11am.


08/19/2023

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2023

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com. If the link doesn't work please type the address in your browser.

Registration doesn't open until July 20.


08/25/2023

Sedgwick Co. - Wichita

Location: Great Plains Nature Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/25/23 - 08/26/23

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at safehunters.com. Type the address into your browser.

Any questions can be directed to shannon@ftacacademy.com.


09/02/2023

Lovewell Lake Fireworks Display

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Fireworks Display

Date: Saturday, September 02, 2023

Contact: Thane Loring, Park Manager

Phone No: 785-753-4971

Time: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Other Information:

Fireworks Display will be presented from the Cedar Point Boat Ramp Rock Jetty area of Lovewell State Park, beginning at dusk on Saturday, Sept 2nd . State Park Vehicle Permit is required.  Event is tentative, pending private fundraising for fireworks purchase.


Beach Party- Cedar Bluff State Park 2023

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Community Shelter

Type: Dance

Date: Saturday, September 02, 2023

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Other Information:

The summer is winding down... but not at Cedar Bluff State Park! We are celebrating another successful summer with our annual Beach Party! DJ Music by KZNC and fun outdoor games. Bring your lawn chair and your favorite beverage for a relaxing evening by the lake!


09/10/2023

3D Archery Shoot and Free Park Entrance

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: 3D Archery Tournament; Free park vehicle entrance.

Date: Sunday, September 10, 2023

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Other Information:

3D Archery Shoot begins at 9 am - Individuals compete on 14 station 3D archery range. Divisions for Men, Women, Youth. Steel Deer Target Contest at 12 noon. Prizes awarded at 1 pm. Free Park Entrance Day, no vehicle permits required.


09/16/2023

Joe Robertson Memorial Car Show

Location: Meade State Park

Type: car show

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023

Contact: Meade State Park

Phone No: (620) 873-2572

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Other Information:

Check out our facebook page www.facebook.com/MeadeStatePark for more information on this event or call the park office.


Stomp Out Suicide

Location: Flint Hills Trail - Mile Zero Osawatomie Start

Type: walking/running

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023

Time: 7:30 am - 1:00 pm


Other Information:

Come take a walk and help Stomp Out Suicide.  Start is at Mile Zero in Osawatomie.


09/23/2023

Midwest Endurance Race Co

Location: Flint Hills Trail - Osawatomie, KS - Mile Zero

Type: Running

Dates: 09/23/23 - 09/24/23

Time: 6:00 am - 12:00 pm


Other Information:

Midwest Endurance brings you the Ultrapalooza at Mile Zero in Osawatomie with distances of 100M, 100K, 50M, 50K, and 1/2 Marathon.

Sign Up https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=98714


10/07/2023

Wakonda Indian Festival

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Indian Festival

Date: Saturday, October 07, 2023

Contact: Sharon Sahlfeld

Phone No: 785-738-8035

Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Other Information:

Offering Native American dance, music, artwork, food and educational interaction with the crowd.


10/14/2023

Halloween in the Park

Location: Meade State Park

Type: campsite decoration, trick-or-treat, costumes, trunk-or-treat

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023

Contact: Meade State Park

Phone No: (620) 873-2572

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Other Information:

Check out our facebook page www.facebook.com/MeadeStatePark for more information on this event or call the park office.


10/21/2023

Ghostly storytelling

Location: Kanza Campground

Type: Ghostly Party

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Other Information:

Hay rack rides, smores, & warm drinks.  Free with a park permit.


Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com. If the link doesn't work just type the address into your browser. 

Registration doesn't open until Sept 20.


10/28/2023

Kansas Rails-To-Trails Extravaganza - Outlaw 100

Location: Prairie Spirit Trail - Ottawa, KS Start

Type: Extreme Running

Dates: 10/28/23 - 10/29/23

Time: 6:00 am - 12:00 pm


Other Information:

The Kansas Rails-To-Trails Extravaganza runs every fall on the Prairie Spirit Trail.  Choose from 1/2 Marathon, Full Marathon, 50K, 50M, 100K, and 100M distances.  Visit https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=99121 to sign up.


11/11/2023

Ozone Turkey Trot

Location: Flint Hills Trail - Mile Zero Osawatomie Start

Type: Running/Biking

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Other Information:

Walk, run, or cycle the Flint Hills trail with a 5 K out and back from Mile Zero or a straight shot 10 K from Rantoul to Mile Zero. Go to https://www.usd367ozone.org/ for more information. 


11/24/2023

Free Park Entrance - #optoutside

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Black Friday

Date: Friday, November 24, 2023

This is an All Day Event


Other Information:

Free Park Entrance day at Milford State Park for all vehicles! Camping fees still apply.