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10-28-19: The park is open. 

Open Facilities

  • Boat Ramp 1
  • Marina
  • Hiking Trails

Closed Facilities

  • Boat Ramp 2
  • Boat Ramp 3
  • Swim Beach

All campgrounds and cabins are open.

Located directly West of Lawrence, Clinton State Park meets the needs of traditional recreationalists while also providing a venue for a variety of non-traditional uses. One of the largest marinas in the state, and abundant scenic beauty, offer satisfaction on the lake.

Park Office: year round operation for all department sales.

Clinton Marina: boat storage, boat rentals and sales.

Park day use areas: 6 reserveable shelters, playgrounds and special event venue areas.

Campgrounds: 383 total sites; 140 sites with water and electricity (30amp; 20 amp plugs), 74 sites with water and electricity (50/30 amp; 20 amp plug ins), 169 primitive sites.

Reservations: 160 sites available for reservation by visiting reserveamerica.com.

Cabins: 6 Cabins that sleep 6. 1 Cabin that sleeps 8.

Year round camping with heated shower houses, frost free hydrants in campground #3.

Special use amenities: 25 mile hike/bike trail, 5 mile cross country ski trail, archery range, 18 hole disc golf course, swim beach, sand volleyball court, mountain bike skills course, 3 acre trout pond, 1 acre children’s fishing pond,  fish cleaning station and 2 fish feeders.

Phone:
Email:
Address:
798 N 1415 Rd
Lawrence,KS    66049
County/Counties:
Park News - Updated: 10/22/2019
CG#1 SITES 54 - 48
Park Office Phone Number - 785-842-8562

Park Office Winter Hours - Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Email: kdwpt.clintonsp@ks.gov

Facility Update

October 15, 2019, water will be shut off for the winter season. Frost free hydrants will still be available throughout the park. The South shower house in Campground 1 will be available throughout the winter, along with the South shower house in Campground 3 when our lagoon project is completed.

Projects

Lake Henry Parking lot is projected to be finished by November 1st for Trout Season.

The lagoon across from campground 3 will be repaired starting November 1st. Bathrooms in Campground 3 will be closed during this project and reopened when the project is completed. 

Important Information

Clinton State Park will be 100% reservable for the 2020 camping season. You will be required to pay for your site before you set up your campsite.

Lake Level

For up to date lake elevation visit the link below.

https://www.nwk.usace.army.mil/Locations/District-Lakes/Clinton-Lake/Daily-Lake-Info-2/

General Information
Phone:
Email:
Address:
798 N 1415 Rd
 
Lawrence, KS    66049
County/Counties:
Office Hours:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday

Park Office phone: 785-842-8562


History

Dedicated in 1975, 1500-acre Clinton State Park is located on the northeast shore of Clinton Reservoir. Just West from the City of Lawrence, the park serves the neighboring community well. The park’s nearly 600,000 annual visitors travel from across the country. Prairie grasses and woodlands make up the landscape of Clinton State Park. Native wildlife is abundant and easily viewed along park roadways. Whitetail deer, turkey, waterfowl and songbirds add a rich texture to the sightseeing experience. 

Clinton Areas









Campground #3
  • Camping Available: Yes
  • ADA Camping Available: Yes
  • Reservable Sites: Yes
  • Primitive Camping: 84
  • Water, Electric: 176
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Campground #1
  • Camping Available: Yes
  • ADA Camping Available: Yes
  • Reservable Sites: No
  • Primitive Camping: 70
  • Water, Electric: 89
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Clinton Trails
Cross-Country ski trail
  • Trail Season: winter use
  • Length of Trail: 5 mile(s)
  • Trail Activities:
  • There is camping located near the trail
  • There is a permit required on the trail
  • Location of Start: N38 56.516 W095 21.263
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    cross-country ski trail


Prairieview Nature trail
  • Trail Season: all season
  • Length of Trail: 0.75 mile(s)
  • Trail Activities: Walking
  • There is camping located near the trail
  • There is a permit required on the trail
  • Location of Start: N38 56.463 W095 22.704
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    .75 self-guided nature trail


North Shore Trail
  • Trail Season: all season
  • Length of Trail: 25 mile(s)
  • Trail Activities: Walking, Mt. Biking
  • There is camping located near the trail
  • There is a permit required on the trail
  • Location of Start: 38.936083 -95.35325
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    The North Shore Trails run along the north shore of the lake, from the Overlook Park (Corp of Engineer's daily use area.) through the Clinton State Park.  The trails in this 23 mile system are single track, dirt hiking and biking trails with mile markers.  Each trail is blazed with Blue, White or Red (Shoreline) and connector trails are blazed with two colors corresponding to the trails being connected.   The North Shore Trails pass through an oak and hickory forest as it follows the lake shore. 

    • The Blue trail is 7.9 miles and runs closer to the shoreline or easier access to shore.  It's a easier maneuverable trail.  
    • The White Trail is 12.8 miles and is mostly used for the mountain biker with more inclines and small obstacles to maneuver around.
    • The Red Trail is 1.2 miles for the very advanced mountain biker.   Just enough room for your bike tire and little else in many areas of this stretch of trail. 

Clinton Cabins

Important Cabin Information:  Reservation Terms and Conditions, Cabin Reservation Information

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Chicken Creek, Camp Creek, Deer Creek, Coon Creek, Washington Creek, Elk Creek & the two bedroom – Wakarusa River Cabins sit atop a high bluff overlooking Clinton Reservoir with a view as far as the eye can see. From the front porch the vistas are stunning; as miles of rugged timbered shoreline roll on beautiful sunsets illuminate a western skyline with Clinton Lake’s solitary “Pelican Island” centered in this breathtaking view.

Terms and conditions of Reserving a Cabin

List of ITEMS that you should plan to bring….

  • Bed linens (2 Full/2 Twin for ONE Bedroom Cabins and 2 full / 6 Twin for TWO Bedroom Cabin), blankets and pillows.
  • Bath towels
  • Personal care items
  • Spices, condiments, all of your food and beverages
  • Charcoal for outside grilling & campfire wood for fire ring  

Firewood!!    The Clinton Marina usually has firewood for sale along with a couple of convenience stores within a couple of miles from here.  To contact the Clinton Marina -  785/749-3222.   You may also forage in the timber near your campsite for dead and fallen small branches and sticks.    (Remember the Emerald Ash Borer has been reported in Douglas County.   Please inspect any of your personal firewood that you might bring with you to insure it is not infected before bringing it into our State Park.   More detailed information about Emerald Ash Borer can be found by going to: www.emeraldashborer.info

F.Y.I. – No dressers or night stands in the bedroom but they do have a shelf with hanging rod.  Hangers are not provided.

Television, internet and phone services are not provided.

Our cabins offer all the convenience of home, enjoyment of nature and Lake Activities. All Cabins are ADA compliant and are comfortably equipped with the following.

  • Air-Conditioned & Heated, Full Size Bed, Futon (in front room), Murphy Bed (1 bedroom cabins), 2 Sets of Bunk Beds (2 bedroom cabin), Couch (in bedroom), Bathroom with Shower, Full Kitchen with Utensils & Cookware, Dining Table, Ceiling Fans, Microwave, Toaster, Coffee Pot, Picnic Table, Grill, Fire Ring

#4 Coon Creek Cabin
  • Type of Facility: Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 55.787 W95 21.524
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve #4 Coon Creek Cabin
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    The fourth cabin is Coon Creek Cabin, a one-bedroom cabin with a great view of the lake from its porch. All cabins have concrete parking and patio areas with picnic tables and grills, as well as large campfire rings.

    The cabins are outfitted nicely inside, too. Each has a refrigerator/freezer, four-burner electric stove/oven, microwave, toaster, coffee pot and all the utensils you'll need.

    • Bathrooms are  comfortable with a walk-in showers, vanities, mirrors and flush commodes.
    • The master bedrooms include full beds and sofas. The futons in the living areas fold down to full-size beds. The living areas also include pull-down twin Murphy beds.

    All you need to bring is your bedding and towels, as well as food and beverages.

    The state park is located on a bluff 80 feet above the water, but there are several places on the trail system that will get you close to the lake shore.

    Two access points to the North Shore Hiking/Biking trails are nearby.

    • Just east of the Wakarusa River cabin, you can access the trail system. There is an eagle blind in the wooded area near there, and you’ll have a great view of the Clinton Marina Cove. The marina offers slip and boat rental and can be contacted by calling 785/749-3222 or visiting clintonmarina.co. Anglers will find convenient access to the lake shore.
    • Trails can also be reached by following the red handrail west of the shelter near the entrance of the cabin area, across from the shower house. Steps lead down to the hiking/biking trails. The White Trail is marked with paint on trees and leads to the easier Blue Trail, which takes hikers closer to the water. The Red Trail is more difficult; please use caution.
    • At most entrances to the hiking/biking trails, there will be trail maps to help you keep track of where you are and what you might see in that area. A master copy of that map will also be in your Welcome Packet we’ll leave in the cabin for you. It’s really quiet and beautiful on the trails. Keep an eye out for wildlife and enjoy this awesome addition to the state park. Don't forget sunscreen and bug spray before heading out on the trails

    A reminder if you stay with us: NO PETS are allowed in or around the cabins and NO SMOKING allowed inside the cabins!

    Check In and Out Times 

    • Check in time is 2:00 p.m.         
    • Check out time is Noon

    Entry Key Codes

    Door Entry Codes will be the last four of your reservation number. 


#3 Deer Creek Cabin
  • Type of Facility: Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 55.789 W95 21.462
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve #3 Deer Creek Cabin
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    Deer Creek Cabin is the third cabin as you enter the area, and this one-bedroom cabin has a great view of the lake from its porch. All cabins have concrete parking and patio areas with picnic tables and grills, as well as large campfire rings.

    The cabins are outfitted nicely inside, too. Each has a refrigerator/freezer, four-burner electric stove/oven, microwave, toaster, coffee pot and all the utensils you'll need.

    • Bathrooms are comfortable with a walk-in showers, vanities, mirrors and flush commodes.
    • The master bedroom include full beds and sofa. The futon in the living area fold down to full-size bed. The living area also include a pull-down twin Murphy bed.

    All you need to bring is your bedding and towels, as well as food and beverages.

    The state park is located on a bluff 80 feet above the water, but there are several places on the trail system that will get you close to the lake shore.

    Two access points to the North Shore Hiking/Biking trails are nearby.

    • Just east of the Wakarusa River cabin, you can access the trail system. There is an eagle blind in the wooded area near there, and you’ll have a great view of the Clinton Marina Cove. The marina offers slip and boat rental and can be contacted by calling 785/749-3222 or visiting clintonmarina.co. Anglers will find convenient access to the lake shore.
    • Trails can also be reached by following the red handrail west of the shelter near the entrance of the cabin area, across from the shower house. Steps lead down to the hiking/biking trails. The White Trail is marked with paint on trees and leads to the easier Blue Trail, which takes hikers closer to the water. The Red Trail is more difficult; please use caution.
    • At most entrances to the hiking/biking trails, there will be trail maps to help you keep track of where you are and what you might see in that area. A master copy of that map will also be in your Welcome Packet we’ll leave in the cabin for you. It’s really quiet and beautiful on the trails. Keep an eye out for wildlife and enjoy this awesome addition to the state park. Don't forget sunscreen and bug spray before heading out on the trails

    A reminder if you stay with us: NO PETS are allowed in or around the cabins and NO SMOKING allowed inside the cabins!

    Check In and Out Times

    • Check in time is 2:00 p.m.       
    • Check out time is Noon

    Entry Key Codes

    Door Entry Codes will be the last four of your reservation number.


#6 Elk Creek Cabin
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 55.787 W95 21.524
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve #6 Elk Creek Cabin
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    Elk Creek Cabin is the sixth cabin as you enter the area. And this one-bedroom cabin has a great view of the lake from its porch. All cabins have concrete parking and patio areas with picnic tables and grills, as well as large campfire rings.

    The cabins are outfitted nicely inside, too. Each has a refrigerator/freezer, four-burner electric stove/oven, microwave, toaster, coffee pot and all the utensils you'll need.

    • Bathrooms are  comfortable with a walk-in showers, vanities, mirrors and flush commodes.
    • The master bedroom include full bed and sofa. The futon in the living areas fold down to full-size bed. The living area also includes pull-down twin Murphy beds.

    All you need to bring is your bedding and towels, as well as food and beverages.

    The state park is located on a bluff 80 feet above the water, but there are several places on the trail system that will get you close to the lake shore.

    Two access points to the North Shore Hiking/Biking trails are nearby.

    • Just east of the Wakarusa River cabin, you can access the trail system. There is an eagle blind in the wooded area near there, and you’ll have a great view of the Clinton Marina Cove. The marina offers slip and boat rental and can be contacted by calling 785/749-3222 or visiting clintonmarina.co. Anglers will find convenient access to the lake shore.
    • Trails can also be reached by following the red handrail west of the shelter near the entrance of the cabin area, across from the shower house. Steps lead down to the hiking/biking trails. The White Trail is marked with paint on trees and leads to the easier Blue Trail, which takes hikers closer to the water. The Red Trail is more difficult; please use caution.
    • At most entrances to the hiking/biking trails, there will be trail maps to help you keep track of where you are and what you might see in that area. A master copy of that map will also be in your Welcome Packet we’ll leave in the cabin for you. It’s really quiet and beautiful on the trails. Keep an eye out for wildlife and enjoy this awesome addition to the state park. Don't forget sunscreen and bug spray before heading out on the trails

    A reminder if you stay with us: NO PETS are allowed in or around the cabins and NO SMOKING allowed inside the cabins!

    Check In and Out Times

    • Check in time is 2:00 p.m.
    • Check out time is Noon

#2 Camp Creek Cabin
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 55.776 W095 21.581
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve #2 Camp Creek Cabin
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    The one-bedroom Camp Creek Cabin is the second Cabin as you enter into the are and has a great view of the lake from its porch. All cabins have concrete parking and patio areas with picnic tables and grills, as well as large campfire rings.

    The cabins are outfitted nicely inside, too. Each has a refrigerator/freezer, four-burner electric stove/oven, microwave, toaster, coffee pot and all the utensils you'll need.

    • Bathrooms are comfortable with a walk-in showers, vanities, mirrors and flush commodes.
    • The master bedrooms include full beds and sofas. The futons in the living areas fold down to full-size beds. The living areas also include pull-down twin Murphy beds.

    All you need to bring is your bedding and towels, as well as food and beverages.

    The state park is located on a bluff 80 feet above the water, but there are several places on the trail system that will get you close to the lake shore.

    Two access points to the North Shore Hiking/Biking trails are nearby.

    • Just east of the Wakarusa River cabin, you can access the trail system. There is an eagle blind in the wooded area near there, and you’ll have a great view of the Clinton Marina Cove. The marina offers slip and boat rental and can be contacted by calling 785/749-3222 or visiting clintonmarina.co. Anglers will find convenient access to the lake shore.
    • Trails can also be reached by following the red handrail west of the shelter near the entrance of the cabin area, across from the shower house. Steps lead down to the hiking/biking trails. The White Trail is marked with paint on trees and leads to the easier Blue Trail, which takes hikers closer to the water. The Red Trail is more difficult; please use caution.
    • At most entrances to the hiking/biking trails, there will be trail maps to help you keep track of where you are and what you might see in that area. A master copy of that map will also be in your Welcome Packet we’ll leave in the cabin for you. It’s really quiet and beautiful on the trails. Keep an eye out for wildlife and enjoy this awesome addition to the state park. Don't forget sunscreen and bug spray before heading out on the trails
    A reminder if you stay with us: NO PETS are allowed in or around the cabins and NO SMOKING allowed inside the cabins!

    Check In and Out Times

    •  Check in time is 2:00 p.m.
    •  Check out time is Noon

    Entry Key Codes

    The entry code will be the last four digits of your reservation number.

     Like us on Facebook for Cabin pictures and details.  http://www.facebook.com/ClintonStatePark


#5 Washington Creek Cabin
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 55.791 W95 21.485
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve #5 Washington Creek Cabin
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    Fifth in line is the Washington Creek Cabin, which is a one-bedroom cabin with a great view of the lake from its porch. All cabins have concrete parking and patio areas with picnic tables and grills, as well as large campfire rings.

    The cabins are outfitted nicely inside, too. Each has a refrigerator/freezer, four-burner electric stove/oven, microwave, toaster, coffee pot and all the utensils you'll need.

    • Bathrooms are  comfortable with a walk-in showers, vanities, mirrors and flush commodes.
    • The master bedrooms include full beds and sofas. The futons in the living areas fold down to full-size beds. The living areas also include pull-down twin Murphy beds.

    All you need to bring is your bedding and towels, as well as food and beverages.

    The state park is located on a bluff 80 feet above the water, but there are several places on the trail system that will get you close to the lake shore.

    Two access points to the North Shore Hiking/Biking trails are nearby.

    • Just east of the Wakarusa River cabin, you can access the trail system. There is an eagle blind in the wooded area near there, and you’ll have a great view of the Clinton Marina Cove. The marina offers slip and boat rental and can be contacted by calling 785/749-3222 or visiting clintonmarina.co. Anglers will find convenient access to the lake shore.
    • Trails can also be reached by following the red handrail west of the shelter near the entrance of the cabin area, across from the shower house. Steps lead down to the hiking/biking trails. The White Trail is marked with paint on trees and leads to the easier Blue Trail, which takes hikers closer to the water. The Red Trail is more difficult; please use caution.
    • At most entrances to the hiking/biking trails, there will be trail maps to help you keep track of where you are and what you might see in that area. A master copy of that map will also be in your Welcome Packet we’ll leave in the cabin for you. It’s really quiet and beautiful on the trails. Keep an eye out for wildlife and enjoy this awesome addition to the state park. Don't forget sunscreen and bug spray before heading out on the trails

    A reminder if you stay with us: NO PETS are allowed in or around the cabins and NO SMOKING allowed inside the cabins!

    Check In and Out Times

    • Check in time is 2:00 p.m.          
    • Check out time is Noon

    Entry Key Codes

    Door Entry Codes will be the last four of your reservation number. 


#1 Chicken Creek
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 55.779 W095 21.556
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve #1 Chicken Creek
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    Just a short drive from the main entrance road, a gravel driveway leads up to the cabin area. The first cabin you'll see is Chicken Creek Cabin, a one-bedroom cabin with a great view of the lake from its porch. All cabins have concrete parking and patio areas with picnic tables and grills, as well as large campfire rings.

    The cabins are outfitted nicely inside, too. Each has a refrigerator/freezer, four-burner electric stove/oven, microwave, toaster, coffee pot and all the utensils you'll need.

    • Bathrooms are comfortable with a walk-in showers, vanities, mirrors and flush commodes.
    • The master bedroom include full beds and sofa. The futon in the living area fold down to full-size bed. The living area also include a pull-down twin Murphy bed.

    All you need to bring is your bedding and towels, as well as food and beverages.

    The state park is located on a bluff 80 feet above the water, but there are several places on the trail system that will get you close to the lake shore.

    Two access points to the North Shore Hiking/Biking trails are nearby.

    • Just east of the Wakarusa River cabin, you can access the trail system. There is an eagle blind in the wooded area near there, and you’ll have a great view of the Clinton Marina Cove. The marina offers slip and boat rental and can be contacted by calling 785/749-3222 or visiting clintonmarina.co. Anglers will find convenient access to the lake shore.
    • Trails can also be reached by following the red handrail west of the shelter near the entrance of the cabin area, across from the shower house. Steps lead down to the hiking/biking trails. The White Trail is marked with paint on trees and leads to the easier Blue Trail, which takes hikers closer to the water. The Red Trail is more difficult; please use caution.
    • At most entrances to the hiking/biking trails, there will be trail maps to help you keep track of where you are and what you might see in that area. A master copy of that map will also be in your Welcome Packet we’ll leave in the cabin for you. It’s really quiet and beautiful on the trails. Keep an eye out for wildlife and enjoy this awesome addition to the state park. Don't forget sunscreen and bug spray before heading out on the trails
    A reminder if you stay with us: NO PETS are allowed in or around the cabins and NO SMOKING allowed inside the cabins!

    Check In and Out Times

    • Check in time is 2:00 p.m.       
    • Check out time is Noon

    Entry Key Codes

    Door Entry Codes will be the last four of your reservation number. 

    Like us on Facebook for Cabin pictures and details. http://www.facebook.com/ClintonStatePark


#7 Wakarusa River Cabin
  • Type of Facility: Modern 2 Bedroom Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N38 55.784 W95 21.390
  • This Facility is Reservable. Check availability and reserve #7 Wakarusa River Cabin
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    The last cabin in the cabin area is the Wakarusa Valley Cabin, which is a two-bedroom cabin with a great view of the lake from the cabin porch. All cabins have concrete parking and patio areas with picnic tables and grills, as well as large campfire rings.

    The cabins are outfitted nicely inside, too. Each has a refrigerator/freezer, four-burner electric stove/oven, microwave, toaster, coffee pot and all the utensils you'll need.

    • Bathrooms are comfortable with a walk-in showers, vanities, mirrors and flush commodes.
    • The master bedrooms include full beds and sofa. The futon in the living areas fold down to full-size beds.
    • The second bedroom off of the kitchen/living room area has two sets of bunk beds.

    All you need to bring is your bedding and towels, as well as food and beverages.

    The state park is located on a bluff 80 feet above the water, but there are several places on the trail system that will get you close to the lake shore.

    Two access points to the North Shore Hiking/Biking trails are nearby.

    • Just east of the Wakarusa River cabin, you can access the trail system. There is an eagle blind in the wooded area near there, and you’ll have a great view of the Clinton Marina Cove. The marina offers slip and boat rental and can be contacted by calling 785/749-3222 or visiting clintonmarina.co. Anglers will find convenient access to the lake shore.
    • Trails can also be reached by following the red handrail west of the shelter near the entrance of the cabin area, across from the shower house. Steps lead down to the hiking/biking trails. The White Trail is marked with paint on trees and leads to the easier Blue Trail, which takes hikers closer to the water. The Red Trail is more difficult; please use caution.
    • At most entrances to the hiking/biking trails, there will be trail maps to help you keep track of where you are and what you might see in that area. A master copy of that map will also be in your Welcome Packet we’ll leave in the cabin for you. It’s really quiet and beautiful on the trails. Keep an eye out for wildlife and enjoy this awesome addition to the state park. Don't forget sunscreen and bug spray before heading out on the trails
    A reminder if you stay with us: NO PETS are allowed in or around the cabins and NO SMOKING allowed inside the cabins!

    Check In and Out Times

    • Check in time is 2:00 p.m.
    • Check out time is Noon

    Entry Key Codes

     The door entry code will be the last four didgets of your reservation number. 


Clinton Calendar

    Email Clinton

    This form allows you to email Clinton State Park with any questions you might have about the State Park and its facilities. This includes season openings and closings, campsite reservations, special events, etc.

    Wildlife Viewing

    Home of the bald eagle!  In 1989 Clinton Lake generated statewide headlines when a pair of bald eagles nested in the Deer Creek arm of the reservoir. This was the first nesting in Kansas since pioneer days. The birds have returned annually to the highly protected aerie. High limestone bluffs, clear water, wooded shorelines, tallgrass prairie, croplands, and miles of hiking and camping trails make this one of the most remarkable recreation and wildlife-viewing sites in Kansas. Start your visit at the Corps of Engineers Information Center. A walk on the Backwoods Nature Trail will give you the opportunity to learn about the natural history of this area. Visit the dam and its overlook on the north end, drive through the Clinton Wildlife Area in the upper reaches of the reservoir, and walk the various hiking trails. The prairie blooms from spring to fall with prairie violets, Missouri evening primrose, lead plant, butterfly milkweed, Baldwin's ironweed, and dozens of other wildflowers. Bullfrogs and painted turtles are found in the wetlands in summer. Look for slender glass lizards along the bluebird trail. Squirrels, foxes, coyotes, white-tailed deer, bobcats, beaver, and mink are sighted year-round. Nesting birds include Canada geese, wood ducks, red-bellied woodpeckers, rose-breasted grosbeaks, mourning doves, eastern bluebirds, red-tailed hawks, and American kestrels. Eight trails in the vicinity of the lake can be experienced by avid hikers and naturalists.