Glen Elder State Park

**Waconda Lake is .7' above conservation pool**  

The KAW campground and shower building are closed for the winter. 
CHEYENNE shower building is closed and sites 1-24 have no water, electricity only; sites 25-36 have frost free water are open. 
KANZA shower building is still open.  The frost free water sites are Kanza 22 through 41, all other sites will have electricity only. 
All sites are first come first serve after November 1.

Free "WiFi" at Glen Elder State Park provided by Cunnningham Telephone & Cable. Hot spots are located at the cabins, several in Kanza, Kaw & Cheyenne areas, and the Marina area.   

State regulation 115-8-9 requires all camping units upon completion of 14 consecutive days in a campground must move to a different CAMPGROUND, each person and all property of each person shall be absent from that campground for at least five days.

The park has a storm siren in the Kanza campground that is activated by Mitchell County law enforcement.  Shower buildings and vault toilets are shelters

«Kanza Campground

Large heated showerhouse and vault toilet, picnic tables and fire rings

Camping in Kanza

66 utility sites, 45 with 50 amp, water concrete pads, and grills on prime sites

Near boat ramp

«Cheyenne Campground

  • Showerhouse, picnic tables, and fire rings
  • 36 utility sites, 18 with 50 amp, water, concrete pads, and grills on prime sites

«Kaw Campground

  • Showerhouse, picnic tables, and fire rings
  • 18 utility sites
Cheyenne Camping area

Plenty of Primitive Camping!

Our web maps are Google-generated; please contact our office for any questions or clarifications.

Contact the park office for current event information at (785)-545-3345 or just EMAIL us,

The best time to find someone in the office is Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm. Memorial Day to Labor Day hours extend and open seven days a week.

 *Be advised the park office may be closed at any time without prior notice.

**Please call ahead to insure park staff will be in the office when you arrive so we may meet your needs.

KDWP licenses and permits may be purchased at KOALS online, Mitchell County Vendors, or many other locations around the state.