Kansas Outdoor Events


04/10/2020

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Friday, April 10, 2020

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Starting March 1, students must call the Shawnee Civic Center to register.


04/11/2020

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2020

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com

Questions can be directed to Chris Blodgett at 785-375-2714.


Haskell Co. - Satanta THIS CLASS IS CANCELLED

Location: Satanta High School

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2020

Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com.


04/18/2020

Kansas Bass Nation

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Bass Fishing Tournament -Junior High

Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020

Contact: Travis Burch

Phone No: 913-562-4660

Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm


Lyons Co. - Hartford

Location: Flint Hills Wildlife Refuge

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing sessin

Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration will be available March 14, 2020 online at www.safehunters.com.


Western Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020

Contact: Brian Newell

Phone No: 785-737-3089

Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm


Franklin Co. - Ottawa

Location: Camp Chippawa

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020

Contact: Gun Guys

Phone No: 785-418-0711

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration is required by calling The Gun Guys.


04/17/2020

Cherokee Co. - Columbus

Location: Cherokee County Sportsmen Club

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/17/20 - 04/18/20

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com.


04/19/2020

Kansas Bass Nation

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Bass Fishing Tournament -High School

Date: Sunday, April 19, 2020

Contact: Travis Burch

Phone No: 913-562-4660

Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm


04/18/2020

Lexington Ambassadors

Location: Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 04/18/20 - 04/19/20

Contact: Andy Cochrane

Phone No: 308-325-4088

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm


04/25/2020

Hays Bass Anglers

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Contact: Curt Wachs

Phone No: 785-259-8326

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Start time is at daylight


04/24/2020

Russell Co. - Luray THIS CLASS IS CANCELLED

Location: Luray Community Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/24/20 - 04/25/20

Contact: Byron Siemiller

Phone No: 785-324-0633

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Register by calling 785-698-2337 or 785-324-0633.

Class is offered April 24 from 6-9pm and April 25 9-12, 1-5. Lunch is on your own.


04/25/2020

Equestrian Ride

Location: Flint Hills Trail State Park - Pomona State Park

Type: Horse Ride

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Contact: Jim Thomas

Phone No: 785-633-4761

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

Get your horses ready as the Kansas Horse Council will be hosting an equestrian ride will be held at Pomona State Park. Riders will go from the park to the city of Pomona (roughly 10 miles) and back to the park. Please contact a representative from the Kansas Horse Council for more information. Happy riding!


Oregon Trail Bass Masters

Location: Wilson State Park Otoe Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing TOurnament

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Contact: Richard A Rail

Phone No: 402-984-9850

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm


Rhythm and Ride

Location: Legacy Square - Ottowa, KS

Type: Bike ride and music festival

Dates: 04/25/20 - 04/26/20

Contact: Ottowa Bike and Trail, LLC

Phone No: 913-951-1070

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Join us in celebrating Ottowa's first ever Rhythm and Ride event taking place at the Legacy Square in downtown Ottowa where the Flint Hills Trail and Prairie Spirit Trail intersect. The festival will include a 40-50 mile bike ride on the Flint Hills Trail State Park from Ottowa to Osawatomie on Saturday afternoon followed by a trail celebration with food and live music in Osawatomie. Following the ride back to Ottowa, an Outdoor Expo will be held from 4pm to 10pm where you can learn about outdoor, cycling, and trail activities, events, and organizations from around the state with more live music and food vendors to enjoy. Camping will be available at Forest Park (400 N Locust St, Ottawa, KS). On Sunday, a pancake breakfast will be held from 7am to 9am before the bike ride on the Prairie Spirit Trail followed by another trail celebration event with food vendors and live music. Please visit rhythmandride.org for more information about festival events, times, camping and other information. We hope to see you all there!


04/28/2020

Little Jerusalem

Location: Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park

Type: Off Trail Hike

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Contact: Sara Kay Carrell

Phone No: 620-872-2061

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Stay tuned to this hikes current info. Hikes have been canceled thru April 15. This date may be extended for hike cancelations.

We will start at the trail head and venture down a path that will lead us off into the base of the rocks. Once at the base of the rocks, we will explore the various nooks, crannies, and spires of Little Jerusalem's Niobrara chalk formations. Along the way, learn about the grasses, forbs, mammals, reptiles, insects, geology, and other great things that nature presents to us. Be prepared for rough hiking, uneven terrain, ups and downs, and scrambling thru grass and brush. No set path is followed! So be ready for an adventure! It is an intermediate level hike/terrain. We hike at a moderate pace with lots of stop and go to learn, talk, ask questions, and take photos. Wear boots, bring water, a snack and a hiking stick!  

**Hikes will be cancelled by inclement weather!** If it is snowing, blizzarding, freezing rain, raining, lightning, or any other unsafe weather brought on by Mother Nature, all activities will be canceled at Little Jerusalem. Scott City and Oakley are the closest towns to search for weather on National Weather Service. Please call the Historic Lake Scott office for the latest update on weather cancellations, 620-872-2061


05/02/2020

Movie in the Park

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Community Shelter

Type: Family Friendly Movie

Date: Saturday, May 02, 2020

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 7857263212

Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Come join us for a "Drive-In" Movie at Cedar Bluff State Park

May 2nd, 2019 8 pm- 10 pm

Bluffton Community Shelter (North Shore)

Showing: To be announced

Popcorn and Pop provided by Cedar Bluff Diehards

Event is Free.  Vehicle permits are still required.


WEBSTER OK KIDS DAY

Location: WEBSTER STATE PARK

Type: FUN DAY

Date: Saturday, May 02, 2020

Phone No: 785-425-6775

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE.


Let's Camp America

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Free Park Entry

Date: Saturday, May 02, 2020

Contact: Milford State Park

Phone No: 785-238-3014

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

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


KS BASS Nation

Location: Bone Creek Lake

Type: Tournament

Dates: 05/02/20 - 05/03/20

Contact: Travis Burch

Phone No: 913-562-4660

Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

This is the Kansas State High School and Junior Championship KS BASS Nation Tournament.

For more information: www.ksbassnation.net


Western NE Bass

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 05/02/20 - 05/03/20

Contact: Matt Vollmar

Phone No: 402-659-2358

Time: 5:00 am - 3:00 pm


05/09/2020

Little Jerusalem

Location: Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park

Type: Lunar Hike: Off Trail

Date: Saturday, May 09, 2020

Contact: Sara Kay Carrell

Phone No: 620-872-2061

Time: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Other Information:

The First Lunar Hike at Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park!

This hike is not exactly on the Full moon date, but the full moon is close enough to the weekend that we can still enjoy 90% illumination from the moon to take in the sights of Little J at night!

Information is building for this hike! Stay tuned for more details!


U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

Location: Perry Community Center

Type: Boating Safety Education Course

Date: Saturday, May 09, 2020

Contact: Pam Chaffee

Phone No: 785-550-4074

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration for the class is $5.00.

There is an additional $10.00 fee for an optional textbook.

Please bring a sack lunch for a short lunch period. 

Location of Class: Perry Community Center

                          602 E. Front St.

                          Perry, KS  66073

To Register, Call: Pam Chaffee at 785-550-4074


Artisian Shelter House

Location: Artisian Shelter House - Meade Fish Hatchery

Type: Artisian Shelter House in use

Date: Saturday, May 09, 2020

Contact: David Heinson

Time: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm


05/10/2020

South Fork Archers

Location: Byron Walker- Archery Range

Type: 3D Archery Meet

Date: Sunday, May 10, 2020

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-532-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


05/16/2020

Kids to Parks Day

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Scavenger Hunt

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020

Contact: Milford State Park

Phone No: 785-238-3014

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Other Information:

Join us for a fun and exciting scavenger hunt designed to help you get to know the different locations and amenities offered here at Milford State Park. There will be free giveaways! No registration fee for this event, but a $5 per vehicle park entry pass is required if you don't already have one.


EAST KANSAS BASSMASTERS

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020

Contact: Brian Keeney

Phone No: 913-424-8285

Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Bass Fishing Tournament Location: Lake View Boat Ramp

Vehicle Permits are required for all Vehicles at a State Park no matter the length of stay


Hays Bass Anglers

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020

Contact: Curt Wachs

Phone No: 785-259-8326

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Start time is daylight.


05/23/2020

Cedar Bluff Park Party

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Community Shelter

Type: Dance

Date: Saturday, May 23, 2020

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 7857263212

Time: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Other Information:

It is officially the start to the summer!  Join us at Cedar Bluff State Park for Food Trucks, outdoor yard games and dancing!

There is no charge for the event, but vehicle permits will be required. A great night to spend some time with some of your friends!


05/31/2020

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Bone Creek Reservoir

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, May 31, 2020

Time: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm


05/30/2020

Rockin'K Spring Benefit Ride / The Kansas Horse Council

Location: Rockin'K Camground

Type: Trail riding - benefit fundraiser for Rockin'K Campground

Dates: 05/30/20 - 05/31/20

Contact: Kanopolis State Park Office

Phone No: 785-546-2565

Time: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Trail riding, auction, pot luck dinner (Sat.), breakfast (Sun.)


06/06/2020

Annual Youth Fishing Tournament

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Youth Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 06, 2020

Contact: Scott Waters

Phone No: 785-545-3345

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Youth Fishing Tournament! Along with OK Kids - prizes for every participant!!


Historic Lake Scott State Park OK Kid's Day

Location: South of Beach House

Type: Fishing, games, etc.

Date: Saturday, June 06, 2020

Contact: Patsy Lisenby

Phone No: 620-872-2061

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

OK Kid's Day is an annual event of activities for kids, including fishing, games, hiking, etc. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Vehicle entrance permit fees will not be required for those attending. Lunch will be served to those attending the event. Prize drawings will also be held.


Cedar Bluff State Park- 11th Annual OK Kids Day

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Area

Type: OK Kid's Day

Date: Saturday, June 06, 2020

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 7857263212

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

It is Cedar Bluff State Park's 11th year of OK Kids and we are going to show you a great time!

9 am - 11 am Fishing Derby and Pa's Pond followed by PRIZES!

12 pm - 1 pm Free Hot Dog Lunch

1 pm - 3 pm Archery, Trap Shooting, BB Gun Shooting, Emergency Vehicle Demos, and MORE!

A FREE Event for the whole family.  No Vehicle Permits required!

Cedar Bluff OK Kids has become a tradition for many families... come see why!


OK Kids Day

Location: Prairie Dog State Park

Type: OK Kids Day

Date: Saturday, June 06, 2020

Contact: Luke VanSkike

Phone No: 785-877-2953

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

The annual OK Kids Day will happen in 2020 on June 6. As always, it is staffed and organized by Park employees and many awesome volunteers and sponsors. Kids must be accompanied by at least one adult. All people attending get lunch for free. All kids attending get a prize, and at the end of the day, more prize-drawings will be held. Events and booths are hosted throughout the park, giving kids a chance to interact with nature, recreational items, hunting, fishing, archery, and much more.


Shelter in use

Location: Meade Fish Hatchery- shelter

Type: Speaker event

Date: Saturday, June 06, 2020

Contact: Eddie Day

Phone No: 620-885-4140

Time: 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm


06/04/2020

Ellis Co. - Hays

Location: Hays Rec Commission

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 06/04/20 - 06/06/20

Contact: Hays Rec Commission

Phone No: 785-623-2650

Other Information:

Hays Rec Commission. Contact Hays Rec at 785-623-2650. They do require a $20 deposit that will be refunded when class is attended.


06/06/2020

Free Fishing Days

Location: Milford Lake

Type: Free Fishing

Dates: 06/06/20 - 06/07/20

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

No fishing licenses required, all other permits and fees still apply. 


06/07/2020

Kansas Walleye Assoc

Location: Wilson State Park - Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Sunday, June 07, 2020

Contact: Ted Webster

Phone No: 620-728-9228

Time: 5:00 am - 4:30 pm


06/06/2020

FRIENDS OF PERRY LAKE WILD HORSE TRAILS

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Trail Ride

Dates: 06/06/20 - 06/07/20

Contact: Dewayne Burgess

Phone No: 785-230-5241

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Leisure Trial Ride and Pot Luck Dinner

Location Wild Horse Equestrian Campground


06/13/2020

MUDDY WATERS HUNTING AND FISHING ADVENTURES

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020

Contact: Dennis Ruble

Phone No: 913-683-0147

Time: 6:00 am - 8:30 pm

Other Information:

Crappie Fishing Tournament - Lake View Boat Ramp

Vehicle Permits are REQUIRED for all STATE Parks no matter the length of stay.


Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Starting March 1, students must call the Shawnee Civic Center to register.


KANSAS CRAPPIE TRAIL

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020

Contact: Dylan Faulconer

Phone No: 913-416-3481

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

FISHING TOURNAMENT- Crappie

Location: North Boat Ramp

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


06/14/2020

Kids Fishing Clinic

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Kids Fishing Clinic

Date: Sunday, June 14, 2020

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 11th. Participants will learn fishing techniques and fish identification, with an adult mentor.  Registration is limited.


East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: La Cygne Reservoir

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, June 14, 2020

Time: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm


South Fork Archers

Location: Byron Walker- Archery Range

Type: 3D Archery Meet

Date: Sunday, June 14, 2020

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-532-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


06/20/2020

"Whatever Floats Your Boat"

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Family/Team or Individual Cardboard Boat Building Contest

Date: Saturday, June 20, 2020

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Participants must design and build a cardboard boat (specifications will be available in early June), and bring it to the Southwinds Beach for the contest to see who’s boat can float through the designated course without sinking! The boat’s “captain” must be aboard to qualify.


06/19/2020

Best of America By Horseback

Location: WestPoint Equestrian Campground and Crooked Knee Trail

Type: Trail ride

Dates: 06/19/20 - 06/21/20

Phone No: 785-528-4102

This is an All Day Event


06/27/2020

S'more Family Fun Run

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Run/Walk

Date: Saturday, June 27, 2020

Phone No: 785-238-3014

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Join us at Milford State Park for a family night that includes a 5k and 1 mile walk/run, kids only dash, and campfire s'mores afterwards for the entire family! There will be multiple giveaways and drawings. No registration fee to participate, but a $5 per vehicle park entry pass or $25 annual pass is required if you don't already have one.


06/26/2020

Sedgwick Co. - Wichita

Location: Cabelas

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 06/26/20 - 06/27/20

Other Information:

Registration and additional information available online at www.safehunters.com

Registration will open at midnight (12:00am) on May 27, 2020.


06/27/2020

Kansas Walleye Association Tournament

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 06/27/20 - 06/28/20

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Annual KS Walleye Assoc Tournament at Waconda Lake


07/03/2020

Lovewell Lake Fireworks Display

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Fireworks Display

Date: Friday, July 03, 2020

Contact: Thane Loring, Park Manager

Phone No: 785-753-4971

Time: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Independence Day Fireworks Display will be presented from the Walleye Point area of Lovewell State Park, beginning at dusk on Friday, July 3rd. State Park Vehicle Permit is required.  Event is tentative, pending private fundraising for fireworks purchase.


FIREWORKS DISPLAY WEBSTER STATE PARK

Location: WEBSTER STATE PARK

Type: FIREWORKS

Date: Friday, July 03, 2020

Phone No: 785-425-6775

Time: 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Other Information:

SPONSORED BY FRIENDS OF WEBSTER STATE PARK.  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION POSTED AT A LATER DATE.


07/04/2020

Lake Fest & Fireworks Display

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: July 4th celebration

Date: Saturday, July 04, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Sponsored by Waconda Heritage Assoc. 


BOAT POKER RUN AND MEAL WEBSTER STATE PARK

Location: WEBSTER STATE PARK

Type: BOAT POKER RUN

Date: Saturday, July 04, 2020

Phone No: 785-425-6775

Time: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

SPONSORED BY FRIENDS OF WEBSTER STATE PARK.  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION POSTED AT A LATER DATE.


Cedar Bluff Pets and Vets Weekend

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Community Shelter

Type: Weekend to Celebrate our Pets and our Veterans!

Date: Saturday, July 04, 2020

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-7263212

Time: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Other Information:

Cedar Bluff is offering a unique opportunity for your Fourth of July Holiday plans.  Enjoy a peaceful area on the beach, at your campsite, or some great boating opportunities.  

Perfect for people and pets that want to get away from the loud noises of the city.

We are planning a dog parade and a hot dog feed free for Veterans.  More details and times to follow.

There will be no fireworks allowed in the State Parks- personal or commercial.


Bring Your Own Fireworks

Location: Milford State Park -South Boat Ramp

Type: Special Event

Date: Saturday, July 04, 2020

Time: 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Other Information:

If you're looking for a place to do your fireworks, Law Enforcement will allow fireworks from 8:30pm to 10:30pm at the South Boat ramp with weather permitting. Vehicle permits required. 


07/11/2020

Historic Lake Scott State Park's Christmas in July

Location: Circle Drive and Lakeview Campgrounds

Type: Christmas in July

Date: Saturday, July 11, 2020

Contact: Patsy Lisenby

Phone No: 620 872-2061

Time: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Christmas in July. Decorate your campsite with the Christmas theme. Judging and prizes will be awarded.


07/12/2020

South Fork Archers

Location: Byron Walker - Archery Range

Type: 3D Archery Meet

Date: Sunday, July 12, 2020

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-532-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


07/18/2020

Cedar Bluff Paint in the Park

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Community Shelter

Type: Canvas Painting

Date: Saturday, July 18, 2020

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Love to paint or wish you could?  Join us at the Bluffton Community shelter for a step-by-step canvas painting party.

Pre-Registration is required.  Cost for materials will be determined soon.

The painting will be a Lake scene, and easy for all ages and skill levels.  Make it your own!

Free wine tasting from Trego Co's own Shiloh Winery.


07/17/2020

Sedgwick Co. - Wichita THIS CLASS IS RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH

Location: Great Plains Nature Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 07/17/20 - 07/18/20

Other Information:

Registration and additional information available online at www.safehunters.com


08/01/2020

Lovewell Fun Day

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Outdoor Games and Recreation

Date: Saturday, August 01, 2020

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Kayak Kruse; Co-Ed Mud Volleyball, $20 per team; Sandpile Treasure Hunt; Scavenger Hunt. Pre-Registration required for Mud Volleyball, no later than July 29th.


08/08/2020

Cedar Bluff 1st Annual Smorefest

Location: Cedar Bluff- Bluffton Area

Type: Festival

Date: Saturday, August 08, 2020

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Join us the the first Annual Smorefest.  We are working out the details, and will post them later.  But this will a be a SWEET event you want to mark your calendar for!


Summer Splash

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Kid Friendly Splash Park

Date: Saturday, August 08, 2020

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

There will be fun for the entire family, so grab your towels and sun block and come out to beat the heat of summer! There will be some yard games as well as a splash park. There is no charge for this event, but a $5 per day vehicle park entry pass is required if you don't already have one. Parental supervision is required.


08/09/2020

South Fork Archers

Location: Byron Walker- Archery Range

Type: 3D Archery Meet

Date: Sunday, August 09, 2020

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-532-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


08/15/2020

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020

Contact: Christopher Blodgett

Phone No: 785-375-2714

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration will open online at www.safehunters.com at midnight (12:01am) on April 17, 2020.


Historic Lake Scott State Park Chili Cook-off

Location: Program Area

Type: Chili Cook-off

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020

Contact: Patsy Lisenby

Phone No: 620 872-2061

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Other Information:

Chili Cook-off. Tasting contest will begin at 5:00 pm and end at 7:00 pm. Cook your best chili and have tasting samples ready by 5:00 pm


Campground Christmas

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Christmas Lighting Contest

Dates: 08/15/20 - 08/16/20

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.


08/16/2020

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Pomona Reservoir

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, August 16, 2020

Time: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm


08/21/2020

Sedgwick Co. - Wichita

Location: Great Plains Nature Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/21/20 - 08/22/20

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Register will be available online at www.safehunters.com beginning July 22, 2020.

The class will be from 6 to 9 PM Friday and 9 AM to 5 PM Saturday. Check in will begin at 5PM on Friday. Please arrive early to check in as we will start right at 6 PM. You must attend both days to receive your certificate. There will be an hour allotted for lunch. You can leave for lunch or bring your lunch and eat in the parking lot. There is no food or drinks allowed in the auditorium. All of the supplies for the class are provided. The test will be given at the end of the day Saturday. Please park in the west parking lot or to the left as you come in. The entrance to the auditorium is on the north side of the building. Please follow the signs for parking and entrance to the class. If you have questions please contact Shannon Selstedt by email at shannon@ftacacademy.com. 


08/20/2020

Ellis Co. - Hays

Location: Hays Rec Commision

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/20/20 - 08/22/20

Contact: Hays Rec Commission

Phone No: 785-623-2650

Other Information:

Contact Hays Rec at 785-623-2650. They do require a $20 deposit that will be refunded when class is attended.


09/05/2020

Cedar Bluff Beach Party

Location: Bluffton Beach

Type: Dance

Date: Saturday, September 05, 2020

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Other Information:

End the summer vacation with a Beach Dance Party! At the Bluffton Community Shelter and Beach. The lake level is up and the beach is looking better than it has in a long time, so help us celebrate it! DJ Willy Will will be here to make the evening a great time. So get your swim suit on and be ready for a party!
No cost to attend event, but vehicle permits are still required for entry.


09/06/2020

Family Movie Night in the Park

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Movie in the Park

Date: Sunday, September 06, 2020

Time: 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Other Information:

Join us for a movie in the Park! Bring your camping chairs, blankets, and drinks. Free popcorn will be provided! No cost for this event, but a $5 per vehicle park entry pass is required if you don't already have one.


09/10/2020

STOCKTON HS CROSS COUNTRY MEET

Location: WEBSTER STATE PARK - COYOTE TRAIL

Type: HS EVENT

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020

Phone No: 785-425-6775

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

SPONSORED BY STOCKTON HIGH SCHOOL.


09/12/2020

Hays Bass Anglers

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2020

Contact: Curt Wachs

Phone No: 785-259-8326

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Start Time is Daylight


Artisian Shelter House in use

Location: Meade Fish Hatchery - Artisian Shelter House

Type: Artisian Shelter House in use

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2020

Contact: Vanessa Acton

Time: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm


09/13/2020

3D Archery Shoot and Free Park Entrance

Location: Lovewell State Park

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

Date: Sunday, September 13, 2020

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.


South Fork Archers

Location: Byron Walker- Archery Range

Type: 3D Archery Meet

Date: Sunday, September 13, 2020

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-532-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


09/19/2020

5TH ANNUAL WEBSTER CAR SHOW

Location: WEBSTER STATE PARK

Type: CAR SHOW

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020

Phone No: 785-425-6775

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

SPONSORED BY STOCKTON RODDERS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION POSTED AT A LATER DATE.


6th Annual Winter Breeze Benefit Trail Ride

Location: Kanopolis State Park - Rockin' K Campground

Type: Benefit Trail Ride & Fundraiser for the Rockin' K Campground

Dates: 09/19/20 - 09/20/20

Contact: Tracy McIntyre

Phone No: 620-680-0935

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Benefit Trail Ride & Fundraiser for the Rockin' K Campground


Kansas Bass Nation

Location: Wilson State Park- Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 09/19/20 - 09/20/20

Contact: Danny Barrett

Phone No: 620-200-8723

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm


09/26/2020

Let's Camp America- College Football Style

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park- Bluffton Community Shelter

Type: Camping and Tailgating

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Here at Cedar Bluff we love our College Football!  We want to celebrate with you!  Wear your favorite team colors and bring your favorite tailgating food.

We will have the game on a big screen TV.

We will announce the game at a later date, so mark your calendar for this fun event!

This is a free event but vehicle permits will still be required.


09/25/2020

CRITTER CARE 25TH ANNUAL BENEFIT HORSE TRAIL RIDE

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Trial Ride

Dates: 09/25/20 - 09/27/20

Contact: Critter Care Voice Mail

Phone No: 785-478-9985

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Benefit for Critter Care of Topeka Non Profit proceeds go to Critter Care's spay/Neuter Assistance Program Rain or shine

Location: Wild Horse Equestrian Campground Perry State Park

Cost: Adults 35.00 and Kids under 12 $15.00

To Ride you must bring your own horse -

Email: cc@crittercareoftopeka.com


BNSF Railroad

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament and BBQ Tournament

Dates: 09/25/20 - 09/28/20

Contact: Craig Eastman

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Company Event BBQ and Fishing Tournament - Perry State Park

More Details to follow


10/03/2020

Monster Myths by Moonlight

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Hay rack ride & Hike

Date: Saturday, October 03, 2020

Contact: Milford Nature Center

Phone No: 785-238-5323

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Other Information:

Ride our hayrack then explore our nature trail by moonlight. Learn the truth about spiders, snakes, bats, owls and other Halloween "monsters". Come in costume if you like! We'll be in ours! Enjoy cookies and cider with our own Mother Nature!
This is a FREE event. A vehicle pass is required for park entrance, at a cost of $5.00.


10/10/2020

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020

Contact: Christopher Blodgett

Phone No: 785-375-2714

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration will be available online at www.safehunters.com at midnight (12:01am) on Dec 6, 2020.


10/09/2020

Sedgwick Co. - Wichita

Location: Cabelas

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/09/20 - 10/10/20

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration is available online at www.safehunters.com beginning Aug 9, 2020.

The class will be at Cabelas in Wichita. The class will start at 6 pm Friday and run until 9 PM. It will start again at 9 AM Saturday and run until we have finished the test. The test will start at approximately 5 PM. You most attend both days to receive your Certificate. There will be an hour for lunch on Saturday around noon. All of the supplies for the class will be provided you will not need to bring anything. The class will be held in the conference room at the front of the store by the check out counters. To register please go to www.safehunts.com. For question please email me at Shannon@ftacacademy.com.    


10/10/2020

Finney Co. - Garden City

Location: Garden City Community College/ Sand & Sage Rifle and Pistol Club

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/10/20 - 10/11/20

Contact: Finney Co Game Warden Reisch

Phone No: 620-770-6218.

Other Information:

Saturday, Oct 10  9:30 AM at Garden City Community College (801 Campus Dr) FOUS 1104.  Sunday, Oct 11 meet at the Sand & Sage Rifle and Pistol Club (15605 E Rockpit Rd, Garden City) at 1:00 PM for the outdoor shoot.

Contact is the Finney County Game Warden at 620-770-6218. 

Registration is available online at www.safehunters.com.


10/18/2020

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Melvern Reservoir

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, October 18, 2020

Time: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm


10/16/2020

Friends of Eisenhower Benefit Ride

Location: WestPoint Campground and Crooked Knee Trail

Type: Trail ride

Dates: 10/16/20 - 10/18/20

Phone No: 785-528-4102

This is an All Day Event


11/07/2020

Saline Co. - Salina

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, November 07, 2020

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at www.safehunters.com. Registration will open Aug 10, 2020.


11/27/2020

Opt Outside at Cedar Bluff State Park

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park

Type: Campout

Date: Friday, November 27, 2020

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Join us for a fun camping event.  We think fall is the best time to camp, with all the beautiful leaves not the ugly shopping lines.

Get outside instead of fighting crowds.  We will get more details as the year goes!


Free Park Entrance - #optoutside

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Black Friday

Date: Friday, November 27, 2020

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

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