Perry Lake frequently ranks among the nation’s top bass lakes. Locally, however, the lake is best known for excellent crappie and channel catfish opportunities.
Although located in the smallest state park in Kansas, Mushroom Rock gets its fair share of visitors. In recent years, it has been voted one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas Geography.
If I went West, I think I would go to Kansas. —Abraham Lincoln
Located in the northern Flint Hills, Milford State Park showcases some scenic prairie views.
Meade State Park is the only state park in southwestern Kansas. Stop by Artesian Well Campground west of the lake to see one of the few artesian wells left in the area.
While some Kansas reservoirs were extremely controversial, Lovewell Reservoir had support from the local residents due to its potential for irrigation.
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.