Kaw River State Park is currently the only urban state park in Kansas. However, there is still plenty of natural scenery to enjoy.
With opportunities ranging from hiking to fishing to rock-hunting, Kanopolis State Park is an outdoor paradise.
Although Hillsdale State Park is home to one of the more recent reservoirs in Kansas, the land has seen its share of history.
Waconda Spring took its name from the Kansa word Wakonda, or “Great Spirit.” The spirit of an Indian princess was believed to impart healing powers to the water.
A fishing trip to Fall River Lake is almost always guaranteed to be a success when the waters aren’t too high.
Elk City State Park has not set any records for visitor numbers. It is better known for its varied outdoor recreation opportunities.
El Dorado State Park is the largest state park in Kansas, and also usually the most popular, frequently drawing at least a million visitors annually.
Eisenhower State Park was made possible by yet another flood control project carried out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Cross Timbers State Park has the distinction of preserving a piece of the Chautauqua Hills and its unique mix of forest and prairie.
Trees are a major feature here at Crawford State Park. A mature forest showcases blossoming redbuds in the spring and spectacular oaks and hickories in the fall.