Lovewell State Park
LOVEWELL STATE PARK NEWS, NOTES AND HAPPENINGS!! Updated weekly.
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 location for hunting/fishing license and park permit purchases: 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. Cedar Point Utility Campground, NORTH Willow Utility Campground, Willow Restroom/Shower Building, Southwinds Restroom/Shower Building, and Walleye Point RV Dump Station are all closed for the season. Walleye Point Utility Campground & Restroom/Shower Facility, and SOUTH Willow Utility Campground are all open for late season camping. Lovewell Marina & Grill is closed for the season.
The 2014 Lovewell Spring Newsletter is 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 www.reserveamerica.com, 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.