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Kansas's Northeast Region Parks


1
National Park
21
State Parks
12
State Wildlife Areas
1
State Wildlife Management Area

Parks in this region are near these Kansas Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
MANHATTAN
LEAVENWORTH
TOPEKA
EMPORIA
LAWRENCE
JUNCTION CITY

Atchison State Fishing Lake And Widlife Area
Acquisition The land was purchased in 1955 and the lake was constructed in 1956. Fish were stocked in 1957 and opened to fishing for the first time in 1959. Area Description The lake covers approximately 66 acres and has extensive shallow water in the west end. The rest of the lake in characterized ........more >
Brown County State Park
Now known as a hrefhttp//www.stateparks.com/brown_state_fishing_lake_and_wildlife_area_in_kansas.htmlBrown State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area/a. ........more >
Brown State Fishing Lake And Wildlife Area
Acquisition The lake was constructed in 1953, and fish were stocked in 1956. Area Description The lake impounds approximately 60 acres and is characterized by gradual sloping shoreline with average depth of 8 feet. There is an 188 acre wildlife area adjoining the lake. Primitive camping is allowed ........more >
Carbolyn State Park
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Chase State Fishing Lake And Wildlife Area
Acquisition The 109 acre lake was constructed in 1954. A perpetual easement was granted to the Kansas Forestry, Fish and Game Commission a predecessor of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks for the lake and the 383 acre wildlife area that same year by Chase County. The easement granted complete ........more >
Clinton State Park
Clinton State Park is located four miles west of Lawrence in the scenic Osage Questas region. The 1,500-acre park lies on the north shore of Clinton Reservoir, known for its clear water and good fishing. Modern facilities and an extensive hiking/biking trail system make this park and adjacent 9,200-acre ........more >
Delaware State Park
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Douglas State Fishing Lake
Acquisition The Forestry, Fish and Game Commission of Kansas purchased 718 acres in 1960. Construction of the lake was completed in 1963. Area Description Douglas State Fishing Lake is 180 acres in size and contains a variety of man-made fish habitat throughout. The lake is surrounded by a 538-acre ........more >
Fancy Creek State Park
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Geary County State Park
Acquisition 282 acres were purchased in 1959 by the Forestry, Fish and Game Commission. Area Description The area is being used as a combination wildlife and fishing area. Shortly after the purchase, the creek was dammed and impounded approximately 97 acres of water. The balance of the 185 acres ........more >
Geary State Fishing Lake And Wildlife Area
Acquisition 282 acres were purchased in 1959 by the Forestry, Fish and Game Commission. Area Description The area is being used as a combination wildlife and fishing area. Shortly after the purchase, the creek was dammed and impounded approximately 97 acres of water. The balance of the 185 acres ........more >
Jefferson Point State Park
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Leavenworth County State Park
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Leavenworth State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area
Acquisition The Forestry, Fish and Game Commission of Kansas purchased original portions of the land in 1929. Another land purchase in 1930 completed the property to its current size. Construction of the lake began in 1930, and the area was opened to fishing and hunting in 1932. Area Description ........more >
Lynn State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area
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Melvern State Park
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Milford State Park
Located near Junction City on the shores of the state's largest lake, 16,000-acre Milford Reservoir, Milford State Park is a favorite getaway for outdoors loving visitors. Park facilities include modern campgrounds, shower buildings, toilets, swimming beaches, boat ramps, picnic shelters, a full-service ........more >
Nebo State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area
Acquisition The lake and wildlife area were leased from the Delaware Watershed District No. 10 in 1965 by the Kansas Forestry Fish and Game now the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Area Description The lake impounds approximately 40 acres and is characterized by gradual sloping shoreline, ........more >
Nemaha County State Park
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Nemaha State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area
Land Acquisition Property for the Nemaha Wildlife Area formerly the Nemaha State Fishing Lake was purchased by Nemaha County as a memorial to the Veterans of World War I. Construction of the lake and dam began in 1933 with the Civilian Conservation Corps C.C.C. being the primary labor force. During ........more >
Osage County State Park
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Osage State Fishing Lake
Land Acquisition The Kansas Fish Game Commission purchased 506 acres in 1955. Area Description The area is being used as a combination wildlife and fishing area. Construction of an earthen dam created a lake approximately 140 acres in size. The remaining 366 acres consist mainly of tall grass prairie ........more >
Perry State Park
Perry State Park comprises two areas totaling 1,250 acres on the shores of Perry Reservoir in Jefferson County. With the 12,500-acre reservoir and an 11,000-acre wildlife area nearby, this state park is well-situated to accommodate any outdoor preference. The park's four campgrounds provide 124 electric/ ........more >
Pomona State Park
Well-known by northeast Kansas residents for shady campsites and a great family atmosphere, the 490-acre Pomona State Park is located in Osage County, 30 miles south of Topeka. Recreation opportunities at the park include camping, picnicking, fishing, boating, hiking, and wildlife viewing. The park ........more >
Pottawatomie County State Park Number One
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Pottawatomie Number One State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area
Land Acquisition The land to build Pottawatomie State Fishing Lake 1 was purchased in April, 1932. Eventually, the dam became part of Highway 99. The lake covers 24 of the 190 acres purchased. Area Description This area provides fishing, hunting, camping and wildlife viewing opportunities. Located ........more >
Pottawatomie State Fishing Lake Number Two
Land Acquisition Thelake was created by a 1953 donation from Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Freidrich of Manhattan. The donation included 247 acres of Flint Hills land, specifically dedicated to future development of a recreational lake and park. In 1955, the Department of Wildlife and Parks completed a 75-acre ........more >
Prairie National Park
Tallgrass prairie once covered 140 million acres of North America. Less than 4 remains, mostly in the Flint Hills of Kansas. On November 12, 1996, legislation created the 10,894 acre preserve, which protects a nationally significant example of the once vast tallgrass prairie ecosystem, while containing ........more >
Randolph State Park
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Rocky Ford State Fishing Area
Land Acquisition Rocky Ford Fishing Area was donated to the Department of Wildlife and Parks through Wildtrust from Kansas Power and Light, a division of Western Resources in 1967. Before the settlers came, Native Americans used this site as a river crossing. The flat rock bottom made the crossing safe ........more >
Shawnee County State Park
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Spillway State Park
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Tuttle Creek Reservoir State Wildlife Management Area
Land Acquisition Purchase of land and construction of the reservoir was started in 1952 and construction was completed in 1962. License to manage the upper end of the reservoir was granted to Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks in 1964. Subsequent amendment to the license and additional surplus property ........more >
Tuttle Creek State Park
Located near Manhattan in northeast Kansas, Tuttle Creek State Park offers visitors a broad variety of outdoor recreation possibilities and plenty of room to roam. The communities of Manhattan, Wamego, Fort Riley, Olsburg, Randolph and Westmoreland offer nearby eating establishments or visitor opportunities. ........more >
Washington County State Park
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