State park now offers two cabins as low as $65 per night
FALL RIVER STATE PARK -- Fall River State Park staff have announced the completion of a new cabin in the park, Heron's Cove Cabin, which is now ready to reserve. The cabin comes with bathroom/shower, microwave, refrigerator, four-burner cook stove with oven, full bed, Murphy twin bed, futon, table and chairs, air conditioning and heating, outside hydrant, shelter, picnic table, fire ring with grill, service for eight set with silverware and glasses, toaster, coffee pot, and other limited cookware.

This new cabin complements the park's Cedar Crest Cabin, and both may be reserved year-round by phoning 620-637-2213 or online at www.kdwp.state.ks.us. (Click "State Parks/Locations With Cabins/Fall River.") Overnight fees are $65 April 1 through Sept. 30, Sunday through Thursday, or $85 per night on Friday and Saturday. Reduced rates are available Oct. 1-March 31. Weekly rates are also available.

These and other cabins throughout the Kansas state park system were funded by the Kansas Wildscape Foundation and built by inmates at Kansas correctional facilities in Hutchinson, Ellsworth, and Norton. For more information, phone Wildscape's executive director, Charlie Black, at 316-841-8877 or email charlieblack@sunflower.com.