Meade State Park

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The park office is operating on spring hours!

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday - Thursday  

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday - Sunday

Check our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information involving office closures.

Stay tuned to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MeadeStatePark  for the most up to date information. You may also call the park office during normal business hours at (620) 873-2572.

WEST CAMPING AREA

Located 8 miles south and 5 miles west of the city of Meade on K-23

Meade State Park was originally carved out of the Turkey Track Ranch in 1927. The park rests in the high plains of southwest Kansas, just west of the Red Hills. Meade Lake has 80 acres of water and 440 surrounding acres of campsites and wildlife area. Fishing is allowed in the lake year-round with motorized boating restricted to fishing only and no wake speed. Bluegill, channel cat, and largemouth bass are plentiful and provide excellent opportunities for the angler.

For nature lovers who like to identify various different trees, grasses, flowers and birds, a nature trail offers birding, biking, and hiking opportunities.

The 360-acre wildlife area offers good opportunities for dove and quail hunters. Deer, turkey, rabbit, and some waterfowl also inhabit the area and offer hunters an occasional mixed bag.

Meade State Park offers guests a Visitor Center that can host a wide variety of events. Information can be obtained at the park office. 

The Meade Fish Hatchery is located west of Meade Lake. Tours are available by appointment by calling 620-873-2701. The best times to see fish are April through June. Visit the hatchery website for more information. 

Phone:
Address:
13051 V Road
Meade,KS    67864
County/Counties:
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am - 4pm

Park Office: 620-873-2572

Regional Office: (785) 628-8614

8 miles South, 5 miles West of Meade on Highway 23.

Park News - Updated: 12/02/2020

Park News

THE PARK IS OPEN TO ALL OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

We are closely monitoring the situation involving the COVID-19 virus.

UPDATED OPERATIONS INFORMATION: The office is open to the public. Staff may be limited at times due to the offseason. Normal business hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Stay tuned to our Facebook page at facebook.com/MeadeStatePark for the most up to date information. You may also call the park office at (620) 873-2572.

Campfires are allowed when windy conditions are not present. If windy conditions are present, no ground fires will be allowed. Please check with the office or Park Rangers. Please help do your part and help keep the trash picked up.

The water level is currently two inches below conservation level.

For more information, contact the park office at (620) 873-2572. For emergencies, call 911 or the Meade County Sheriff's Office at (620) 873-8765

General Information
Phone:
Address:
13051 V Road
 
Meade, KS    67864
County/Counties:
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am - 4pm

Meade SP (PDF 225.82 kB)

Park Office: 620-873-2572

Regional Office: (785) 628-8614

8 miles South, 5 miles West of Meade on Highway 23.


History

Meade State Park was originally carved out of the Turkey Track Ranch in 1927. Meade State park rests in the High Plains of southwest Kansas, just west of the Red Hills, 8 miles south and 5 miles west of Meade on Highway 23. The state park and wildlife area comprise 803 acres of land and water.

Meade Areas

West
  • Camping Available: Yes
  • ADA Camping Available: Yes
  • Reservable Sites: Yes
  • Primitive Camping: 20
  • Water, Electric: 8
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East
  • Camping Available: Yes
  • ADA Camping Available: Yes
  • Reservable Sites: Yes
  • Primitive Camping: 9
  • Water, Electric: 8
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Campground


Meade Trails
SOUTH HIKING TRAIL
  • Trail Season: Year-around
  • Length of Trail: 0.5 mile(s)
  • Trail Activities: Walking
  • There is camping located near the trail
  • Location of Start: N37 10.240 W100 26.331

NORTH HIKING TRAIL
  • Trail Season: Year-around
  • Length of Trail: 0.5 mile(s)
  • Trail Activities: Walking
  • There is camping located near the trail
  • Location of Start: N37 10.219 W100 26.381
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    For nature lovers who like to identify various different trees, grasses, flowers and birds, a nature trail has been marked at the northwest corner of the lake.


Meade Calendar

    Email Meade State Park

    This form allows you to email Lake Meade 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.