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
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
No alerts at this time.
For more information click, Cross Timbers 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
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
No alerts at this time.
For more information click, Historic Lake Scott State Park
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.
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
No alerts at this time.
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
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
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
No alerts at this time.
For more information click, Mushroom Rock State Park
- 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
- This means you will need to provide a copy of your bill of sale.
- You will need to provide A PRINTED copy or etching of the HULL ID Number that is associated with your vessel.
- 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.)
- 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.
What is closed:
- Pelican Point (road damage) and Turkey Run (construction).
2022 CAMPING SEASON
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
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
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