Hillsdale Park News



HILLSDALE STATE PARK OFFICE: 913-594-3600 or 785-480-0957.

Open Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Sunflower and Scott Creek are open year round for camping.

The beach is closed for the 2023 season.

For duplicate Hunter Education certificates,  please visit:   https://www.kansas.gov/hunt_ed/

If you are interested in Hunter Education Classes, view the schedules from the following link:     https://ksoutdoors.com/Services/Education/Hunter/Class-Schedule

There is no additional charge for using the beach but all vehicles are required to have either a daily or an annual Kansas State Park vehicle permit.   In order to provide public safety, the following items or activities are not allowed within the developed beach areas: glass containers, open fires, pets, fishing, boats, alcohol/beer.

The shelters at the beach are not available for advanced reservation.  They are available on a first-come first-served basis.  There is no charge for using the beach shelters.

Go to www.reserveamerica.com to make your advanced reservations now.



The archery range is open. Please review and follow the safety guidelines that are posted.

Shooting Range:

The Hillsdale Range Training Facility, is open to the public. The hours of operation will be posted at the Range and on the website www.hillsdalerange.org. Park vehicle permits are required. The range will have a 100 yd rifle range, a 50 yd pistol range, a trap/skeet range, and at a later date, a 200 yd range. For more information contact us at:  contactus@hillsdalerange.org or 913-594-1954.


Fishing is allowed on all 51 miles of shoreline and approximately 4,500 acres of surface water, except for developed beach areas and boat ramps. Special length limits may apply to some species. Please follow posted length and creel limits.