December 19, 2013 New renovation method designed to enhance fish populations without extended closure INDEPENDENCE – Montgomery State Fishing Lake, a popular destination for anglers in southeast Kansas, will undergo an experimental, partial renovation this winter. A large part of the lake’s popularity can be attributed to exceptional ... Read More

December 19, 2013Eagle days provide excellent opportunities to view majestic bald eaglesMANHATTAN – On Saturday, Jan. 4, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Tuttle Creek Lake will sponsor a free Eagle Day for the public to learn about and view bald eagles. This will mark the 26th year for this popular event at Tuttle Creek Lake.The bald ... Read More

December 19, 2013 Online reservation system allows reservations up to a year in advance PRATT – If you’re dreaming of warmer weather and making plans for next year’s state park fun, you can reserve your favorite campsite, beginning noon on Dec. 20. In addition, many Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) 2014 permits ... Read More

December 19, 2013 State parks and wildlife areas are open but some offices may be closed over holidays PRATT – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism staff would like to wish our friends a safe and happy holiday season and remind everyone of department office hours during the holidays. While normal business hours at all regi ... Read More

Dec. 19, 2014 Here’s a New Year’s resolution that’s easy to keep and lots of fun PRATT – This year, how about a New Year’s resolution that is not only easy to keep, but one that’s also fun and good for you? The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) would like to announce its schedule of Kansas State Park First Day H ... Read More