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Lovewell Reservoir is currently only 2 ft below conservation pool.  The Marina Boat Ramps is available for boat launching, Cedar Point Boat Ramp is currently closed, due to breakwater repairs. Cottonwood Campground is closed for the season, for completion of a renovation project.   Walleye Point RV Dump Station is closed.

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Lovewell State Park Office hours are 8am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. After office hours, please utilize the self pay station for daily vehicle and campsite permits. After Hours locations for hunting/fishing license and park permit purchases: Lovewell Marina & Grill (1/2 south of the office; weekends only) and Webb's Bait & Tackle (1/2 north, 4 west, 9 south, 4 west of office). Or purchase your hunting or fishing license here online.

Lovewell Reservoir is currently only 2 ft below conservation pool. The Marina Boat Ramp is available for boat launching, Cedar Point Boat Ramp is currently closed due to breakwater repairs. Cottonwood Utility Campground is now closed for a renovation project, upgrading to 50amp service and water hookups. Walleye Point RV Dump Station is closed. All other utility campgrounds and shower/restroom facilities are open for late season camping.

The 2014 Lovewell Spring Newsletter is now available to view and print. Click on the link below!!

Campsite reservations for the Walleye Point, Cottonwood, and North Willow Utility Campgrounds are available at, or by calling the office during business hours. Camping Cabin reservations are available up to 364 days in advance. Remember, Kansas residents can purchase their Annual Park Passport at a reduced rate with vehicle registration at the courthouse!

For the latest Lovewell Reservoir fishing report!

Pioneer Camping Cabin is designated as a "PET FRIENDLY" cabin. Customers who wish to bring their pets for their stay at the Pioneer Camping Cabin will need to choose the "Pet Friendly" option on the online reservation page (or request it during a telephone reservation), and pay an add'l fee of $50.00. All other cabins remain as "No Pets Allowed". Pets must be kept outside in a kennel or on a secured chain or leash.

Special event dates for 2014 were:

  • Free Park Entrance and Open House  March 29
  • Free Fishing Weekend June 7 & 8
  • Kids Fishing Clinic June 8
  • Sand Castle Contest July 20
  • Lovewell Fun Day August 2
  • Campground Christmas August 16/17
  • Tailgating Saturday Sept 6
  • Free State Park Entrance Sept 7
  • 3D Archery Tournament Sept 7
  • Chili Cookoff Sept 7

All special event dates are subject to change.  Special Event dates for 2015 will be posted Feb 2015.