State Park Alerts
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.
The Park Office is closed to the public starting November 18, 2020. The office will be staffed from 8am to 4 pm Monday through Friday for phone calls.
Water has been shut off to shower houses, campgrounds and bathrooms at the park. Pit Toilets are still open.
For more information click, Cheney State Park
10/21/2020: The park is winterized for the season. This includes water shut off to all campsites, shower houses in Prairie Clover, North shower house in Coneflower, swim beach bathroom, and the fish cleaning station. The South bathroom in Coneflower Campground will remain open for the winter. Dump station 1 is closed for the season, dump station 2 is open. Frost free hydrants around the campgrounds will remain on for your convenience.
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
Celebrating Independence Day with Toronto Days - July 3-5, 2020. The park will host the Woodson County/Toronto Booster Club Fireworks display July 4th at dusk in Toronto Point. The state park reminds guests to please practice social distancing during this event.
All shower houses in Toronto Point Area and Blackjack Campground are open.
Vault toilets available in Mann's Cove, Blackjack, and Toronto Point.
Playgrounds are open, please practice social distancing.
For more information click, Cross Timbers State Park
All areas of the park are now open!
For more information click, Elk City State Park
June 26, 2020
The beach in Quarry Bay & playgrounds are now open, please practice social distancing using these facilities.
The Fredonia Bay and Quarry Bay bathhouses are open.
Vault toilets in Quarry Bay, South Rock Ridge and Casner Creek Areas are also available.
Water is on to all campsites in Fredonia Bay and Casner Creek Campgrounds, the dump station is open.
For more information click, Fall River 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
No alerts at this time.
For more information click, Historic Lake Scott State Park
November 24, 2020
The Park Office will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 & 27, 2020, observing the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Last trout stocking: October 29,2020.
For more information click, Kanopolis State Park
No alerts at this time.
For more information click, Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park
STATE PARK OFFICE IS CLOSED WEDNESDAY NOV 11TH, TO OBSERVE THE VETERAN'S DAY HOLIDAY.
The Lovewell State Park Office is open 8am to 4:30pm Monday thru Friday, closed Saturday and Sunday. You can also utilize the new CampItKS app, HuntFishKS app, reserveamerica.com and kshuntfishcamp.com for online purchases.
The Lovewell Marina and Grill is closed for the season.
As of 11-10-20, Lovewell Reservoir is 2.0 feet below conservation pool.
Fall camping facilities open and available: Walleye Point Utility Campground, South Willow Utility Campground, Southwinds Utility Campsites, and all primitive camping areas. Walleye Point Shower/Restroom facility is open year-round, as well as a public restroom/shower facility at the State Park Maintenance Building. The Walleye Point Dump Station is open, but potable and flush water are not available. Dumpsters are located at the state park maintenance building.
For more information click, Lovewell State Park
THE PARK IS OPEN TO ALL OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
The park office is now operating on off-season hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff may be limited at times. Check our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information involving office closures.
UPDATED OPERATIONS INFORMATION 11/4/2020: THE OFFICE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Water remains ON to all utility campsites. If temperatures are at or below freezing, please disconnect from the water hydrants when not in use to prevent freezing. The north bathroom near Lakeview, Cedar and Boyscout campgrounds also remains open. There is hot water in this bathroom. The bathroom connected to the park office also remains open.
Reservations have closed for the season. All campsites are now available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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.
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.
We ask that visitors wear a mask if coming in to the office building and practice social distancing as much as possible while enjoying our facilities. Maintain space between yourself and other park users and be aware of surfaces that are touched regularly (self-pay station, bathroom door handles, etc) and wash your hands or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer after touching them.
The State Park office will be closed starting Wednesday, November 25th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Monday, November 30th.
Open Facilities - Eagle Ridge, Hickory Hollow, Woodland Hills, Prairie View (electric only), Walnut Grove, Sunset Ridge, and Rusty Windmill campgrounds. Seven cabins. Vault toilets. Woodland Hills shower house. All boat ramps.
Closed Facilities - Big Oak, Red Cedar, and Honey Locust cabins. Walnut Grove and Prairie View shower houses. Eagle Ridge restroom. Cedar Point all facilities (closed from 2019 flood damage). All fish cleaning stations. Park Office for foot traffic.
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
We ask that all visitors still practice social distancing. 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.).
NOTICE: The water has been shut off to the Campground. Eagle Landing, Cottonwood Bridge and Wild Horse Equestrian Campgrounds have no water. Wild Horse Equestrian, Eagle Landing, Turkey Run and Lake View Bath/shower houses are closed for the winter season. The Dump Stations are open but have no water.
Lake View CXT and the North Boat Ramp CXT are open for use. There is a frost free spigot on/near the Lake View Boat Ramp, south end near the vault toilet that will remain open for water to fill up your tank.
Cougar Pass and Lake View Campground have the frost free hydrants and will have water on throughout the winter, but you have to DISCONNECT the HOSE from the HYDRANT after filling your tanks so the lines do not Freeze. Please do no leave your hose hooked up to the hydrant after filling your tank.
The Park is open year round to camping, and all fees still apply accordingly. Sites are first come First serve. Camping and Vehicle permits are required for all vehicles. There are self pay stations and you will need to have correct change if the office is closed.
Primitive Campgrounds available are Turkey Run, Mulberry Grove and Catfish Alley. All fees still apply.
Wild Horse Equestrian: During the winter you still must have a horse on site to camp. 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.
Office will be closed these Dates:
Nov 17-19 Staff Training Shortage
Nov 23-25 Holiday
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The Park remains open daily vehicle permits and daily camping permits can be obtained at the self pay station (s). Please Call 620-572-5911 if you need further assistance when the office is closed.
The Park is open, and all fees still apply. Unfortunately, to maintain a safe distance for our employees and customers Perry State Park Office is still closed to the Public. Our office is too small to social distance effectively. Park Office will be staffed 9AM-4Pm Monday-Friday for phone calls to assist with general questions and help with purchasing of permits over the phone only. If you come to the office Please do not come inside, please call from your car and we can assist you over the phone. Most permits can be done online. We encourage our patrons to utilize the self-pay kiosk for single day vehicle passes, $5.00 per vehicle/per day. You must use exact cash at the KIOSK(s) at this time. Please if you are wanting to pay for permits, campsites, etc. with cash we ask that you have the exact amount and preferably put the money in an envelope.
What is closed: Hobie Cove, Pelican Point, and Hideaway (all primitive areas) are closed due to debris and damage to the roads.
BOAT Registrations Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 3:30 pm ONLY
All Boats New Registrations, Renewals and Transfers can be done from our parking lot over the phone. Call when you get to the parking lot----YOU must have all paperwork done ahead of time. This means you will need a copy of your bill of sale to give us, copies cannot be done here. If you bought the boat from a dealer you will need a bill of sale plus you must pay your sales tax FIRST and bring a COPIES of sales tax payment and you bill of sale. We need this information for our files, and we cannot make copies. Besides your copy of your bill of sale there is a form to fill out. You can get this Form at our website ksoutdoors.com
This form is under how to register your boat, and the open the + Registration and Renewal Forms. Both new boats, out of state boats and transfers of boats with a KA number already will need to fill out the Application New Owner Registration Form --- "the Application for Certificate of Number Kansas Boating" . It must be filled out completely. NO BOAT Registrations after 3:30 pm, or on the weekends.
Hunting Season has started. Please use caution and wear brightly colored clothing (preferably ORANGE) when using all trials. Horse trails and bike trails also cross over into CORP of Engineers Land during hunting season there is hunting on many parts of their property.
Sept 14- Dec 31 Archery Special Hunts will be conducted at the State Park Area Behind the office only.
Dec 2 - Dec 13 Youth Special Hunts will be in the areas behind the office, and across the road (237 Highway) to the south but not in the campgrounds.
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 water is turned off for the park, will be available in late-April. Water may be available in Norton at parks such as the water tower park.
Adobe House Christmas Tours are scheduled for Dec. 21, 22 and 23... at 1pm - 9pm. Curators Mike Richards and Michelle Bohl are working to stage the exterior and interior of the Adobe House, to have Christmas decorations similar to the 19th century. You will be able to go inside the house. As always, a vehicle permit is required to enter the park. A daily vehicle permit is $5 at the self-pay table just outside the front door of the office, and is valid until 2pm the following day.
For more information click, Prairie Dog State Park
Prairie Spirit Trail restroom closings and water shut off:
- October 30th Richmond Restroom Closed,
- November 16th All Water Shut Off,
- November 30th through December 5th All Restrooms Closed
- Garnett Depot restroom will remain open through the winter.
- Ottawa Depot restroom will be open when depot is open to the public.
For more information click, Prairie Spirit Trail State Park
04-09-20 - The State Park is open during Covid-19. The state park office is closed to the public and playgrounds are closed until further notice.
For more information, contact Tuttle Creek State Park at (785) 539-7941 or visit the park Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TuttleCreekStatePark.
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.
Rock Point and Beach Shower houses have been closed for the winter. Old Marina Shower house is open until mid-December.
Fish Cleaning station has been closed for the winter.
Old Marina sights 43-51 have the water shut off for the winter. The electricity is still one.
Pit Toilets are all open.
Reminder to please disconnect hoses from faucets at night or during the day if it is below freezing.
For more information click, Webster State Park
Bathroom/shower facilities have been closed for the season except Big Bluestem and the CXT facilities at each of the boat ramps. Big Bluestem Bathroom/shower facility is open year round. Yarrow campground has water turned off for the season. It is electric only during off season.
Campgrounds with water available year round are: Big Bluestem, Foxtail, Lovegrass and Wheatgrass in the Hell Creek Area and Goldenrod in the Otoes Area.
2021 Reservations will go live Thursday December 17, 2020 at noon.
Seasonal Campsite Drawing will be held Monday, December 14, 2020 at 9:00 am for Dropseed 106 thru 111. Contact the park office for details. 785-658-2465
For more information click, Wilson State Park