Picnic Area - Day Use ONLY
GPS: N38 56.472 W095 21.652
Campsites are Reservable -
No Camping is available on this Area
Day use only. 2 Shelters, Swing Set and Sand Volleyball Pit with net. (Bring your own ball.) 2 Flush Toilet Stations and Kids Only Fishing Pond.
Shelters #1 & #2 are located in the Picnic Area.... The Special Event fee will be $30.00 for EVEN numbered Shelter's (they have electricity) and $25.00 for ODD numbered Shelters. All shelters are located across the street from a Shower House with flush toilets and have shaded areas with open field for any activities that you have planed.
Shelter #1 - Located in the Picnic Area (East Side) Has a free standing grill and a swing set near it and is across the street from a flush toilet.
Shelter#2 - Located in the Picnic Area (West Side) Our most popular Shelter! Has a built in grill pit, swing set near it with a sand volleyball court & flush toilet across the street.
Reserve a Shelter by contacting the State Park Office 785/842-8562. You'll have access from Sun Up to Sun Down with your reservation.
Please contact Sherri at the Park Office for a Special Event Form to complete & return to our office as soon as possible to ensure your reservation. Once the permit is approved, payment may be taken over the phone or in person. I will email/fax back a confirmation of your reserved area, as soon as I receive your completed form. (Alcohol is allowed, but NO KEGS! Beverages in Cans apposed to Glass containers are preferred.)
Just FYI - each vehicle that enters the State Park must have a Vehicle Permit.
Daily vehicle permit - $5.00/per vehicle per day. Each vehicle will be required to stop at the entrance gate vendor and pay the attendant at the booth or pay in the Park Office. You may pre-purchase daily vehicle permits for your group.
If you'd like to use a shelter that isn't already reserved you may do that for no additional charge.