Kepley Wildlife Area Wildlife Area

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Drake mallard leaving the waterhole.

Kepley Wildlife Area is a 160 acre property that is located 5 1/2 miles south and 6 miles west of Ulysses. The property is in the shortgrass prairie of western Kansas and consists mainly of native grasses and forbs.


The area is managed as a public hunting area. The main species hunted on the area are pheasants, bobwhite quail, mourning doves, and rabbits. However, white-tailed deer and mule deer can also be occasionally found on the area.


Mule Deer

Manager: Brent Clark, (620)276-8886

- Updated: 12/31/1969

General Information

Manager: Brent Clark, (620)276-8886

Special Regulations

Special Regulations:

Vehicles must stay on established roadways. Off-road driving is not allowed.

A no trash policy is in place on this property. Please help us keep the area clean by taking your trash home.

Refer to the information sign at the parking lot or written regulations to obtain current bag limits, hunting regulations, and public lands regulations.

Here is a complete list of Public Land Regulations or you can download the regulation summary.


The 160 acre property was donated to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks from Ray Kepley in 2009.