State Park Alerts

6-18-19: The park is open. All facilities are open. The swim area has been moved to the Bluffton Beach in the Bluffton Area.  We have been able to open the Cove 1 Boat Ramp.

For more information click, Cedar Bluff State Park

6-11-19: The park is open. The following facilities are open - all cabins, Lakeview Campground (Utilities), most of North Loop Campground (Utilities), most of South Loop Campground (Utilities), north side of Smarsh Creek (Utilities), Giefer Hill (Primitive), Harding Hill (Primitive). 

The following facilities are closed - All of the East Shore Side is closed except for Lakeview utility sites. This includes: all of the Marina Hook-Up campground (Utilities), all of Heimerman Point Campground (Primitive and Utilities), all of M&M Point Campground (Primitive), all of Wichita Point Campground (Primitive), East Boat Ramp is also still under water.  

West Shore Side closures- all of Hobie Beach Day Use/Campground (Primitive), 6 sites in North Loop Campground (Utilities), 6 sites in South Loop Campground (Utilities), Giefer Creek Day Use is under water, NSA Afterdeck still has water in basement, Smarsh Creek south side is still closed due to culvert project.

For more information click, Cheney State Park

6-11-19: The park is open. Campsites and cabins are all open. All boat ramps are closed. Marina is closed. Beach closed. Blue Trail closed. Red Trail closed. 

For more information click, Clinton State Park

6-12-19: The entire park is open. Campgrounds, trails, day use areas and cabins are all open.  

For more information click, Crawford State Park

6-13-19: The park is open. The following facilities are closed - 

  • Holiday Hill Primitive Sites (12) still flooded
  • Group Camp (11) Flooded
  • Sandstone Campground (15) still flooded
  • Cabins – dealing with remediation CLOSED till next week or later

For more information click, Cross Timbers State Park

6-14-19: The park is open. Open areas include - Doud and West Point campgrounds, East boat ramp. Closed facilities include the following - West boat ramp; Blackjack, Abilene and Churchill campgrounds; all primitive sites; swim beach; day use area; 5 star and sailboat beach. 

For more information click, Eisenhower State Park

6-11-19: The park is open with the following facilities notes - 

Walnut River - all sites open and usable.  Beach open.  All cabins open

Boulder Bluff - all areas closed.  Main road is now open to allow access to sailing club facility

Shady Creek - all areas open.  Marina boat ramp still unusable, Shady Creek 1 boat ramp only usable ramp on reservoir

Bluestem - Areas 1, 2, 3, 4 closed (234 primitive sites and 54 utility sites) Boat ramp 1 and 2 closed, beach closed. Areas 5, 6, 7 are all open and clean-up about 1/2 done.  All sites are useable, however, no sewer currently to the full hook up sites in BS 6.  All cabins open.

For more information click, El Dorado State Park

6-12-19: The entire park remains closed due to flooding. The park is unreachable through the county road system. Park is without power and phones. Staff will be stationed at Crawford State Park until they are able to enter Elk City again. If visitors have questions they can call Crawford State Park at 620-362-3671.

For more information click, Elk City State Park

6-12-19: Portions of the park are open. The following facilities are closed - 

  • Wind Hill sites (3) flooded 5/8/2019
  • South Rock Ridge sites (7) flooded 5/8/2019
  • Quarry Bay lower sites (11) flooded 5/8/2019
  • Casner Creek sites (25) flooded 5/8/2019
  • Fredonia Bay sites #s 31, 1, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12 (total of 7 sites) closed 5/21/2019
  • Fredonia Bay remaining sites (26) closed 5/23

For more information click, Fall River State Park

6-12-19: The trail is open from outside of Osawatomie at John Brown Rd, to Council Grove. There is trail damage in the Rantoul area, both east and west of town, as well as in the Quenemo area, approximately 4 miles west of  the Pomona Trailhead/ parking area and just west of 68 Highway. The trail is still rideable, but visitors should be aware of possible rough surfaces and use caution to be aware of changing trail conditions.

For more information click, Flint Hills Trail State Park

6-19-19: The park is open. The following facilities open - Kaw 1-18, Kaw shower house, West dump station, Kanza 1-32 & 35-66, Kanza shower house, Cheyenne 1-28, Cheyenne shower house, fish cleaning station, cabins, Pawnee primitive, and Osage 24 hour generator area. The following are closed - Arickaree, Sioux, Kaw primitive, Kanza 33 and 34, Kanza primitive, Cheyenne 29-36, Cheyenne primitive, Osage boat ramp and Kanza boat ramp. Cabins are not impacted.  

For more information click, Glen Elder State Park

Green Recreational Trail is closed until further notice due to severe damage from the 2018 Labor Day flood

For more information click, Green Recreational Trail State Park

6-13-19: The park is open. The following facilities are open - park office, Jayhawk Gate House Entry Station open during weekend & evening hours for permit and license sales, Jayhawk Marina, Outlet area below dam open for fishing, Saddle Ridge Horse Campground open for horse riders, Hillsdale Shooting Range, RC Barnstormers Radio Controlled Model Airplane field.

The following facilities are closed - All boat ramps, all camping areas in Jayhawk Park Area, and the following campgrounds: Scott Creek, Pintail Point, Crappie Cove, Quail Run, Rabbit Ridge Primitive, Sunflower.  Swim beach, Windsurfer beach, and Personal watercraft beach are closed, along with Picnic Shelter #1, #2, #3 and Sunflower Archery Range.

For more information click, Hillsdale State Park

6-18-19: The park is open. Lake is full and all facilities are open.

For more information click, Historic Lake Scott State Park

6-18-19: Kanopolis State Park is closed due to flooding. Lake access and road access have been affected. All campgrounds, trails, boat ramps and swimming areas are closed thru July 1. We plan to have all utility campgrounds open on July 2nd.  We may still have swim beach, boat ramps, courtesy docks, some primitive campgrounds, and horse and hiking trails closed during the 4th of July weekend.  Marina will have the store open, but docks still will not be accessible during the holiday weekend.

For more information click, Kanopolis State Park

No alerts at this time.

For more information click, Kaw River State Park

6-18-19: The park is open. Boat ramps in the marina and Cedar Point are both still usable, but all courtesy docks are in the water. Only about 5% of primitive sites are affected. The beach is underwater but still usable. 

For more information click, Lovewell State Park

6-13-19: The park is open and all facilities are open and available. Utility sites are fully reserved for the coming weekend.

For more information click, Meade State Park

6-17-19: The park is open with the following facilities open - Cedar Point Campground sites 0-2, Walnut Grove Campground sites 1,3,5, Woodland Hills Campground 1-62,  Hickory Hollow Campground sites 1-30, Sunset Ridge Campground 0-9, Day use shelter #3, Lake view Shelter, Group Shelter, Walnut Grove Boat Ramp, and 7 of our cabins.

The following facilities are closed - Cedar Point Campground sites 3-40, Prairie View all sites, Walnut Grove Campground sites 2,4,6-29, Woodland Hills Primitive Campground sites 63-88, Day use shelters 1,2 4-10, South Boat Ramp and Marina fish cleaning stations, South Boat Ramp, South Boat Ramp Restroom, Marina Restroom, Marina Boat Ramp, Milford Lake Marina, Sprung Hut, all beaches are closed, Honey Locust, Red Cedar Cabin, Big Oak Cabin, and the Pump-A-Head Station at Yacht Club. Approximately 40% of our utilities are closed and approximately 30% of our primitive sites are closed. This list will remain closed until the lake level comes down quite a bit. As the lake level comes down we will reopen and repair the sites that were affected by the flooding. 

For more information, contact Milford State Park at (785) 238-3014 or visit the park Facebook page at

For more information click, Milford State Park

No alerts at this time.

For more information click, Mushroom Rock State Park

6-17-19: Portions of the park have reopened. The following facilities are open - Eagle Landing (utilities) and Turkey Run (primitive) campgrounds are reopened.  Wild Horse area has been reopened, however, there is still no electricity.  We will allow the operation of generators to those equestrian patrons wishing to camp and only charge overnight camping fees.  Shower houses in Eagle Landing campground and Turkey Run campground are open.  Entrance dump station is open.

The following facilities are still closed - Hobie Cove, Pelican Point, Hideaway, Catfish Alley and Mulberry Grove - all primitive areas - are still closed.  Cottonwood Bridge (utility) campground is closed as there is still high water and the road is impassable.  Both boat ramps are under water.  The cabins, Lake View shower house and dump station are closed as the lift station is still sitting in the lake so we have no place to dump and pump sewage. Wild Horse shower house is closed since there is no electricity to operate the lift station to dispose of grey/black water to the lagoon. Maintenance staff is working on getting Lake View (utility) campground debris cleaned up and pedestals rebuilt so we can reopen this campground by the end of the week.  There will be no bathhouse open for Lake View campground.

For more information click, Perry State Park

6-11-19: The park is open. The following facilities are open - utilities Burning Heart, Wauconda, Osage and Cedar Winds areas. The following facilities are closed - Primitive; White Feather, Bunkers Cove, Red Oak, Heart Stays, Kansa Primitive.  Utilities; Big Bear, Kansa. Also closed are all boat ramps, the marina, all pit toilets except Ah-ketaeha and the Kansa shower building. 

For more information click, Pomona State Park

6-18-19: The park is open. Keith Sebelius Reservoir is currently under a blue-green algae warning. This means water contact should be avoided by humans and pets, and fishing and boating should be avoided. Water is tested weekly and status will be updated as the results are released. For more information, see the "Blue Green Algae" paragraph below.

All utility campgrounds and all park roadways are open and unaffected. Only one small primitive camping area is unusable by the rising lake level at this time, and we have plenty of available primitive camping areas. 

For more information click, Prairie Dog State Park

6-12-19: The trail is completely open. The trail suffered flooding damage from the Franklin- Anderson County line, (Anderson County 2500 Rd), south approximately 2 miles to just south of Scipio Road, (Anderson County 2350 Rd).  The section is rideable on a mountain bike, however very rough and some areas might require less experienced riders  to walk the bike over. This section is just south of Richmond, after crossing under Highway 59.

For more information click, Prairie Spirit Trail State Park

6-14-19: The entire park is open and usable. 

For more information click, Sand Hills State Park

6-17-19: The park is open. K-13 Highway across dam is open the whole way including overflow spillway. It is open to vehicle traffic only, no stopping, pedestrian traffic or bicycles. Parking lots on end of dam are closed. River Pond is open and will have utility sites 1-70 open, some primitive, main shower building, playground and some shelters.  Riley point area is open.  Rocky Ford is partly open.  All River Pond Cabins closed through July 7th at this time.  Will have kayak rentals this Saturday.  Beach is open but in a little rough shape.  Disc golf course and archery range are open.  Gatehouse is open with normal hours.

Cedar Ridge.  Main boat ramp closed.  Wildcat Marina is now gearing up to have modified operations and some level of open by the weekend.  Cabins and primitive camping are open

Randolph Area.  Normal.  Utility sites and primitive camping open

Fancy Creek.  Primitive camping open, utility sites closed through the end of June. Fancy Creek Shooting Range is open.

For more information, contact Tuttle Creek State Park at (785) 539-7941 or visit the park Facebook page at

For more information click, Tuttle Creek State Park

6-19-19: A portion of Rock Point campground road is closed along with utility sites 78-83.  The bottom portion of Lakeview campground and most primitive sites in Lakeview are closed.    

Open Areas: Eagles Landing 1-20, Old Marina 21-51, Hill Top 52-67, Lakeview 68-77, Rock Point 84-87, Goose Flats 88-93, both cabins, and all other primitive areas.

For more information click, Webster State Park

6-19-19: The park is open. The following facilities are open - Indian Grass primitive, Lovegrass group camp, Big Bluestem sites 1-6 and 19-40, Buffalograss primitive, Hell Creek Boat ramp, Side Oats primitive, Wheatgrass (E,W), Grama (E), Switchgrass mountain bike trail, Marina, Dropseed (E, seasonal camp), Marina Cove Toadstools.

The following facilities are closed - All of Otoe is closed including the four cabins.  Hell Creek; Lower Switchgrass primitive camping area, Swim beach and Kids pond, Little Bluestem primitive area, sites 8-16 in Big Bluestem (E,W), Birdy loop of Switchgrass Mountain bike trail is under water and part of the marina loop is under water.

For more information click, Wilson State Park