State Park Alerts

  • State park vehicle permits, annual camping permits and 14-day camping permits for the 2022 season will go on sale beginning December 14, 2021.
  • Campsite reservations for the 2021 season can be made beginning at noon on December 16, 2021.
  • MINIMUM STAY NOTICE: A four-night stay will be required for camping reservations during Memorial Day weekend, and three-night stays will be required for camping reservations during the Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends.

Cedar Bluff State Park is open! 

For more information click, Cedar Bluff State Park


Here is the YouTube link for our video introduction to our CampIt Ks app! https://youtu.be/oxfs2B5kdZU 

There is also a HuntFish KS mobile app for both Android and Apple devices. 

 

For more information click, Cheney State Park


Water to campsites is scheduled to be turned on starting April 4th. 

For more information click, Clinton State Park


7-20-2020: The entire park is open. The beach area is open, we are asking that everyone please be respectful of social distancing. We've been experiencing a busier season than normal. As such, we ask that park patrons please contact the office or go online to check availability or make a reservation before coming out to camp. We appreciate your patience during this time, and hope that everyone can enjoy the great outdoors safely.

For more information click, Crawford State Park


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For more information click, Cross Timbers State Park


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For more information click, Eisenhower State Park


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For more information click, El Dorado State Park


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For more information click, Elk City State Park


The Quarry Bay Area water system is currently down for maintenance, it is unknown for how long.  Guests should plan to use the Fredonia Bay Area shower houses and water hydrants.

For more information click, Fall River State Park


Restrooms at Pomona, Miller, Admire, and Bushong trailhead are in the process of being installed. Please keep in mind that sidewalks and concrete approaches must be installed before the facility can be opened to the public, so they are NOT available for use at the moment. Please stay tuned for construction progress as well as dates for when the restrooms will be open. 

For more information click, Flint Hills Trail State Park


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For more information click, Glen Elder State Park


GREEN RECREATIONAL TRAIL WILL BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO DRIVE-IN TRAFFIC DUE TO CONSTRUCTION.  Green Recreational Trail Winter Hours - the trail will be closing before dark during winter hours. Hours may vary at times.  

For more information click, Green Recreational Trail State Park


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For more information click, Hillsdale State Park


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For more information click, Historic Lake Scott State Park


Current Conditions

The lake is at conservation level 1464.85.  Water is back on at all camping sites with utilities.  The water at the dump stations has been turned on.  All shower houses are open.  

The Split Boulder trail and part of the Rockin'K trail has been closed for Eagle Nesting.  They will open back up in the summer.  In the Horsethief area, Gate 1 has been re-opened.  

 
  2022 Camping Season

Reservations for 2022 are open.  Reservations can be made at www.reserveamerica.com, the Campit-KS app, or by calling the office.  A two-night minimum stay on weekends is required with advanced reservations.  A four-night minimum stay is required on Memorial Day weekend.  Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends require a three-night minimum stay with advanced reservations.    

Check out our Facebook page Kanopolis State Park - Kansas Wildlife & Parks | Facebook for up-to-date information. 

For more information click, Kanopolis State Park


8-28-19: No flooding impacts.

For more information click, Kaw River State Park


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For more information click, Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park


The Lovewell State Park Office is open 8am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday; and 8am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday.  You can also utilize the new CampItKS app, HuntFishKS app, reserveamerica.com and kshuntfishcamp.com for online purchases.   

Campsite reservations for the 2022 season are now open through ReserveAmerica.com, kshuntfishcamp.com, or through the Lovewell State Park Office. Reservations are available for most utility campsites at Lovewell State Park, and also the Willow Primitive 24hour generator sites. Reservations for Lovewell State Park’s rustic and deluxe camping cabins are available 364 days in advance through the same websites, or through the state park office during regular business hours. 

All facilities are now open for the season.  The Lovewell Marina and Grill is open for the season.

As of 5-9-22, Lovewell Reservoir is at conservation pool. 

For more information click, Lovewell State Park


Updated 05/14/2022

THE PARK REMAINS IN BURN BAN!! NO FIRES ARE ALLOWED IN THE PARK! 

This includes ALL types of fire rings (park, personal and propane).

Charcoal is allowed in upright grills (park and personal).

NO GROUND FIRES!

Camping reservations for the 2022 Camping season are now OPEN! They can be made online or by calling the office.

Check our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MeadeStatePark  for the most updated office hour information. Any recent office closures will be listed near the top of the park's news feed. 

For more information click, Meade State Park


Update 4-25-2022 - The state park is open. The lake is 2.87 ft below conservation pool level. 

Annual Vehicle permits, fishing licenses, and hunting licenses can be purchased at www.kshuntfishcamp.com. If you are wanting to make reservations for campsites and cabins, you can do so through our Campit KS app or at www.reserveamerica.com. 

Open Facilities - Eagle Ridge, Hickory Hollow, Woodland Hills, Prairie View, Walnut Grove, and Sunset Ridge campgrounds. All cabins. Vault toilets. Cedar Point, Woodland Hills, Walnut Grove, and Prairie View shower houses. Eagle Ridge Restroom. South Boat Ramp and Marina fish cleaning stations. 

Closed Facilities - Cedar Point campground utilities (sites 400-407 have electric/water utilities on a first come, first serve basis. No Reservations). Splash Park. 

For more information, contact Milford State Park at (785) 238-3014 or visit the park Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MilfordStatePark

For more information click, Milford State Park


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For more information click, Mushroom Rock State Park


5/19/2022
Tune in to our updated Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/PerryStatePark for the most up to date information. 
NOTICES:
  • THE BEACH AREA (in Mulberry Grove) IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE -Due to dangerous floating debris from the recent rainstorm. 
  • We are currently full for the holiday with our utility sites.  All primitive areas are first come first serve.  Your camp unit must be out and set up.
  • Construction repair of the State Park Boat Ramps will begin after Memorial Day and will continue until July 1 20200
All Boats New Registrations, Renewals and Transfers PLEASE READ AT THIS SITE: https://ksoutdoors.com/Boating/Registering-Your-Boat. Kansas Requires a bill of sale. A copy of the appropriate bill of sale is on this website. We need this information for our files, and we cannot make copies. Please, boat registrations are done Monday - Friday 9:00 -3:30 Only. No boat registrations can be done on the weekend. Your registrations can be done here at Perry State Park. Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm. YOU must have all paperwork done ahead of time. Copies cannot be done here.
  1.  This means you will need to provide a copy of your bill of sale.
  2.  You will need to provide A PRINTED copy or etching of the HULL ID Number that is associated with your vessel.
  3.  There is a form to fill out. You will need this form filled out. (This form is under -how to register your boat, "the Application for Certificate of Number Kansas Boating" open the + Registration and Renewal Forms. All new boats, out of state boats, and transfers of boats with a KA number already will need to fill out this form. It must be signed and filled out completely.)
  4. If you bought the boat from a dealer in state or out of state, YOU MUST SETTLE YOUR SALES TAX with your County first, so you will need a copy of the sales tax receipt from your county.
The Park is open, and all fees still apply. All Vehicles will need a permit no matter the length of stay. OFFICE HOURS MON - FRI 9-4

What is closed:

  • Beach
  • Pelican Point (road damage) and Turkey Run (construction).

2022 CAMPING SEASON

NOTICE TO HORSE CAMPERS
Due to the inordinate number of reservations last camping season with our regular campgrounds, (the non-equestrian sites), many campers were looking and booking sites in the Wild Horse Equestrian Campground that do not have a horse.  Even though the reservation site informs you must have a horse to camp at the Equestrian Campground. All horse campers who want an advanced reservation will need to call the office to make those reservations.  The office phone number is 785-246-3449.  Please remember that to do an advanced reservation, the reservation must be done before NOON the day before arrival.  We cannot do a one-night reservation for Friday and or Saturday.  You must book both nights and you must call before NOON on Thursday. If we do not answer the phone, please leave a message and so we can call you back.  Since the sites are now closed to online reservations the only way to know if something is open is to call.  Again, we cannot make an advance reservation (not on the site) the day of arrival or after 12 o’clock the day before.   Just a note on cancellations, the policy is:
Please remember that the office hours are 9-4 Monday through Friday, and we can get very busy with many phone calls.  So please leave a message with a phone number, if you want us to call you back.
Wild Horse Equestrian:  You must have a HORSE ON SITE TO CAMP AT WILD HORSE EQUISTRIAN CAMPGROUND.  When the weather changes and there is lots of precipitation "Do not ride on the muddy trails. If you leave tracks turn back" Please call the office if you have questions or concerns.   Please do not make new trails.  The most current trail maps are located on Let's Ride-- Perry Lake Facebook under files. Wild Horse Equestrian Bathhouse will be open when there are campers or events. Note: 
Hunting Seasons (Turkey) Remember Horse Trails and Bike Trails can cross over into CORP OF ENGINEERS LAND and there might be some walk-in hunting on their property. Please use caution and wear brightly colored clothing (preferably ORANGE) when using all trials. 
All Boats New Registrations, Renewals and Transfers PLEASE READ INSTRUSTIONS ABOVE OR AT THIS SITE: https://ksoutdoors.com/Boating/Registering-Your-Boat. Your registrations can be done here Please, boat registrations are done Monday - Friday 9:00 -3:30 Only. No boat registrations can be done on the weekend. 
COVID 19 and its variants can still be a concern we still ask that all visitors continue to practice social distancing and wear a mask, especially indoors and in large crowds.  Maintain a safe space between yourself and others... Be aware of surfaces that are touched regularly, and remember they are only as clean or sanitized as the last person to use it.  Wash your hands with soap and water and use alcohol base sanitizer after touching these surfaces (bathroom door handles, self-pay station, etc.).

For more information click, Perry State Park


Pomona State Park will remain open to provide recreational opportunities to our visitors during this difficult time.

For more information click, Pomona State Park


4-14-22

The Bureau of Reclamation and KDWP have implemented a burn ban for Prairie Dog State Park.  Campfires and open flames are not allowed.  It is definite drought conditions for many miles in any direction of the Park. Until we get significant rain, the burn ban will be in place.  Charcoal grills are not allowed. Propane grills and pellet type grills are allowed.

The water will be turned on for the park around April 20, give or take 5 days.  When the water is turned off for the park, all facilities (everything ... shower houses, water faucets, dump stations, fish cleaning station, Cottonwood and Cedar Crest cabins) in the park will not have water, with one exception. The two modern cabins are on their own well, and this water is for use only by customers staying in these cabins.

Click on the News icon above to see our "Did You Know" information.

Questions about fees for camping and for vehicles in the park?  https://ksoutdoors.com/State-Parks/Park-Fees

When you register a boat, you must provide a printed photo on paper or a pencil tracing on paper of the hull ID plate on your boat. If your newly acquired boat was built before 1974, chances are that it does not have a Hull ID. But if it does have a Hull ID...  On paper, either a printed photo, or a pencil tracing, is required to verify the hull ID. Here is a helpful link on how to do the pencil tracing: https://www.coastalbreezenews.com/articles/hull-identification-numbers/#:~:text=An%20easy%20way%20to%20get,cell%20phone%20in%20the%20water.

The hull ID plate is usually located on the back outside right of the boat.

Firewood is not yet available for purchase. Bring firewood with you if you can. In Norton, Bomgaars on hwy 36 sells bundles of firewood.

For more information click, Prairie Dog State Park


No alerts at this time.

For more information click, Prairie Spirit Trail State Park


Here is the YouTube link for our video introduction to our CampIt Ks app! https://youtu.be/oxfs2B5kdZU

The park is open for camping year-round. Reservations for this park can be made online or through the Cheney State Park Office at (316)542-3664.

For more information click, Sand Hills State Park


Kayak Shed will be open for rentals starting May 27th, 2022.

The camp store ran by the Friends Group of Tuttle Creek State Park will be open on Friday 12-9pm and Saturday 11-9pm. 

Fancy Creek Shooting Range is CLOSED due to renovations being made on the range; it will open up sometime in August 2022.

For more information click, Tuttle Creek State Park


Park office is open to the public.  At this time we are allowing only 3 customers in the office at a time.

ALL SHOWER HOUSES ARE CLOSED FOR THE WINTER.

Pit Toilets are open at Goose Flats, Lakeview Camping area, and Old Marina Boat Ramp.

Fish Cleaning Station has been closed for the winter.

For more information click, Webster State Park


Reminder: Reservations are not to be sold on Buy Sell Trade or Facebook Sites. If you can not occupy your site please contact the park office. 785-658-2465.

The new Switchgrass bathroom/shower facility is in place but needs to have utilities connected. No completion date has been set at this time. Thanks for your patience as we get new facilities in place. Big Bluestem bathroom/shower house in Hell Creek and Yarrow bathroom/shower house in Otoe is open year round.

Campgrounds with water available year round are: Big Bluestem, Foxtail, Lovegrass and Wheatgrass in the Hell Creek Area and Goldenrod in the Otoe Area.

Lovegrass Group Camp Area is available with online reservations. Annual Camp and 14 Night permits will not be valid when doing reservations in the Lovegrass Croup Camp area.

For more information click, Wilson State Park