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Open Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm. Evenings and Saturdays by appointment.


The shower house at the beach is closed for the season.

The swimming beach is closed. In order to provide public safety, the following items or activities are not allowed within the developed beach areas: glass containers, open fires, pets, fishing, boats, alcohol/beer.


Rabbit Ridge and Crappie Cove are closed for the season. All other camp loops remain open on a first come first serve basis. Saddle Ridge is open for trail related camping. Check the Park Fees link for camping and park entrance prices. Camp Hosts are available at each campground for fee payment and information. Please check the website for more detailed information about the camping in each area.

Campsite reservations will be available for April-September 2014 at reserveamerica.com starting on December 20, 2013 at noon.



The archery range is open. Please review and follow the safety guidelines that are posted.

Shooting Range:

The rifle, pistol and shotgun range is open. Saturdays 10am to dusk. Sunday 2pm to dusk.

The Hillsdale Range & Training Facility is open to the public. The hours of operation will be posted at the Range and on the website www.hillsdalerange.org. Park vehicle permits are required. The range will have a 100yd rifle range, a 50yd pistol range, a trap/skeet range and at a later date a 200yd range. For more information contact Virgil Corbin at: contactus@hillsdalerange.org or 913-594-1954.


Fishing is allowed on all 51 miles of shoreline and approximately 4,500 acres of surface water, except for developed beach areas and boat ramps. Special length limits may apply to some species. Please follow posted length and creel limits. For more information please consult the Kansas Fishing Regulations Summary.