Lovewell State Park
LOVEWELL STATE PARK NEWS, NOTES AND HAPPENINGS!! Updated weekly.
The Lovewell State Park Office is open 8am to 6pm Saturday through Thursday; 8am to 8:30pm Friday. You can also utilize the new CampItKS app, HuntFishKS app, reserveamerica.com and kshuntfishcamp.com for online purchases.
All state park facilities are open. The Lovewell Marina and Grill is open 7am to 7pm weekdays and 7am to 9pm Friday/Saturday.
As of 7-12-21, Lovewell Reservoir is nearly 4 ft below conservation pool and falling. Irrigation releases will continue and boaters should begin to watch for low water hazards on the reservoir. Boat ramps are still usable.
Fishing licenses and park permits can be purchased online. Other options for purchase of your hunting or fishing license are:
Webb's Bait & Tackle, Mankato KS (evenings and weekends)>>19 miles
Melby’s Home Center, Scandia KS>>31 miles
Food Mart and Republic County Clerk, Belleville KS>>40 miles
Heartland Foods & Orschelns, Smith Center KS>>49 miles
WalMart, Concordia KS>>57 miles
Click this link for the latest Lovewell Reservoir fishing report!
The 2021 Lovewell Spring Newsletter is now available to view and print!! Click the link below!
A copy of the Lovewell State Park Annual Report is available for 2020, click the link below!
Camping Cabin reservations are available up to 364 days in advance. 2020 campsite reservations are available April thru September at www.reserveamerica.com, or by calling the office during business hours. Remember, Kansas residents can purchase their Annual Park Passport at a reduced rate with vehicle registration at the courthouse!
Frontier, Pioneer, Pine Ridge and Sunrise Camping Cabins are designated as a "PET FRIENDLY" cabin. Customers who wish to bring their pets for their stay at these Camping Cabins will need to choose the "Pet Friendly" option on the online reservation page (or request it during a telephone reservation), and pay an add'l fee of $50.00. All other cabins remain as "No Pets Allowed". Pets must be kept outside in a kennel or on a secured chain or leash.
Special events for 2021 will again be limited to activities where distancing can be maintained. Tentative Events for 2021 are:
Earth Day Cleanup Cancelled
Let's Camp America, Free Park Entrance May 1
Free Fishing Weekend June 5 and 6
Campground Christmas August 14
Lovewell Fireworks Display** Sept 4 Cedar Point Boat Ramp at dusk
Free State Park Entrance Sept 12
3D Archery Tournament Sept 12
#OPTOUTSIDE Free Park Entrance Nov 26
**Event is tentatively scheduled.
All special event dates are subject to change.