KDWPT / KDWPT Info / Donate / WildTrust / STATE PARKS, TRAILS, HISTORIC & NATURAL SITES FUND



STATE PARKS, TRAILS, HISTORIC & NATURAL SITES FUND

Bolster enjoyment of outdoor recreational opportunities                                                           

The sheer variety of outdoor adventures available to visitors – within the state parks and at many other locations around the state – can boggle one’s mind. Kansas is rich with places to go, things to do and people to see. The State Parks, Trails, Historic and Natural Sites Fund celebrates this richness by supporting some of the most popular and well-known opportunities for people to enjoy the full variety of outdoor recreational experiences the state has to offer.

Make an unrestricted donation to the State Parks, Trails, Historic and Natural Sites Fund to be used for any program or project in the Fund that the department views as a priority.

You also may dedicate your gift to be spread across a selection of two or more parks, programs or projects of your choice. 

Specific State Park Program (Unrestricted)

Make an unrestricted donation to a specific state park to give the park staff the utmost in flexibility to meet the needs of the public and the park. 

Trails Program

Make an unrestricted donation to the Trails Program to support any trail project the department may choose, or select any of these projects: 

  • Flint Hills Nature Trail
  • Kansas River National Water Trail
  • Planned or established trails at specific state parks or public lands

How Your Donation May Be Used

Education and public awareness, publications and displays, construction, maintenance, signs, overlooks and interpretation 

Playgrounds Program

Make an unrestricted donation to the Playgrounds Program or support a planned or established playground at one or more specific state parks. 

How Your Donation May Be Used

Construction, enhancement, repair and maintenance 

Cabins Program

Make an unrestricted donation to the Cabins Program or support a planned or established cabin project at one or more of the state parks, wildlife areas or state fishing lakes. 

How Your Donation May Be Used

Construction, enhancement, repair and maintenance 

Campgrounds and Amenities Program

(Also includes beaches, docks, fish cleaning stations)

Make an unrestricted donation to the Campgrounds and Amenities Program or support a planned or established campground or amenity project at one or more of the state parks, wildlife areas or state fishing lakes.

How Your Donation May Be Used

Construction, enhancement, repair and maintenance 

Historic and Natural Sites Program

Make an unrestricted donation to the Historic and Natural Sites Program or support a planned or established site at one or more of the state parks, wildlife areas or state fishing lakes, including: 

  • El Cuartelejo at Lake Scott State Park
  • Steele Home at Lake Scott State Park
  • Adobe House at Prairie Dog State Park

How Your Donation May Be Used

Maintenance, repair, preservation and interpretation 

Outdoor Kansas (OK) Kids Events Program

Make an unrestricted donation to the OK Kids Events Program or support an event at any location where an event is planned. 

How Your Donation May Be Used

Materials, equipment and supplies
 

DONATE

To donate to the State Parks, Trails, Historic & Natural Sites Fund, send your check or money order to:

WildTrust
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
512 SE 25th Ave.,
Pratt, KS 67124-8174
or call 620-672-5911 for more information