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Lovewell Reservoir is currently at 5.5 ft below conservation pool.  The Marina and Cedar Point Boat Ramps are both available for boat launching.   

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Location/Address:

2446 250 Road
Webber, KS 66970
County/Counties: Jewell
GPS: N39 54.359 W098 02.545

Contact Information

(785) 753-4971

Thane Loring, Park Manager

4 miles East, 9 miles North, 4 miles East of Mankato, KS

History:

Established in 1967.

Description:

Lovewell State Park in northcentral Kansas is a haven for outdoor lovers who look for variety in their vacations. Just 18 miles northeast of Mankato on US Hwy. 14, Lovewell offers a blend of camping, fishing, wildlife watching, and special events. You’ll discover plenty of variety in the day-use areas. A historic limestone schoolhouse hosts summer church services every Sunday. A seven-station, 14-target archery range is located north of the Cottonwood shower building. Pioneer Day-use area activities include a playground, sand volleyball, disc golf course, and horseshoes. Two basketball goals are located west of the marina, The Southwinds swimming beach offers both sun and shade. Picnic facilities are available throughout the day-use areas, as well as two large group shelters that can be reserved.

Lovewell is popular with campers. The area offers excellent shade and provides utility hookup sites including freeze-proof water and sewer hookups at designated sites, long-term sites, improved primitive sites, primitive camping area, and five rustic and four deluxe Camping Cabins. Designated electrical sites may be reserved; Buffalo and Walleye Point primitive camp areas are reservable for camping groups. Four shower-toilet buildings, two vault toilets, and two trailer dump stations are centrally located in the park. A year-round unisex shower and restroom facility is also available at the park maintenance building.

Lovewell is for people who love water. The south shore’s high bluffs block the summer winds and help calm the waters. You’ll find a full-service marina with double-lane boat ramp and daily or season boat slip rental. Lovewell Marina serves a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu from April to September, and boasts the best barbecue around!! Also available is a double lane boat ramp at Cedar Point, with floating breakwater structures to calm the water for loading and unloading ease. This boat ramp can also be used at any water level. Two lighted fish cleaning stations (with outlets for your electric fillet knives) are also available.