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Waconda Reservoir (Glen Elder) National Park

10 Activites Phone: (785)-545-3345 Email: gleneldersp@wp.state.ks.us Distance: 0.77 miles

Glen Elder Dam and Waconda Reservoir, features of the Glen Elder Unit, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, are on the Solomon River directly upstream from Glen Elder, Kansas. Reservoir open 24 hours. Good access roads. Available species include walleye, crappie, white bass, striped bass, and channel and flathead catfish. Irrigation supply reservoir experiencing minor fluctuations. Reservoir peaks a...

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Flint Hills Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (620)-273-8469 Distance: 32.87 miles

Gateway to the tallgrass prairie, the Flint Hills Scenic Byway offers travelers an unchanged view of the grasslands of the Great Plains. Explore historic sites, quaint towns, and scenic vistas as you discover where the West truly begins.

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Wetlands And Wildlife Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (620)-792-2750 Email: information@visitgreatbend.com Distance: 32.87 miles

Wetlands and Wildlife Scenic Byway moves through radiant wetlands full of wildlife, prairie vistas with immense skies, and rural communities shaped by nature and the entrepreneurial spirit. Clouds of Sandhill and Whooping Cranes descend; and pelicans, Bald and Golden Eagles, shorebirds, ducks, and geese gracefully rest here, capturing the spirit of this byway.

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Lovewell Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (785)-753-4971 Email: lovewellsp@wp.state.ks.us Distance: 33.30 miles

Lovewell Reservoir is just inside the Kansas border from Superior, Nebraska. An historic school is now used as a church during the summer. Also, a cemetery from the 1860's is open to visitors. The Reservoir has become an attractive site for wildlife. It attracts large numbers of migrating waterfowl in spring and fall. The adjacent woodlands harbor songbirds. Often birds can be spotted in the ...

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Wilson Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (785)-658-2551 Distance: 35.94 miles

One of the prettiest lakes in the State, Wilson features clear blue water and excellent striper fishing.

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Woodston Diversion Dam National Park

3 Activites Phone: (406)-657-6218 Distance: 38.37 miles

Woodston Diversion Dam is a feature of the PSMBP - Solomon Division - Webster Unit. This area is managed by the Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks as a wildlife management area. Site consists of 254 land acres and 10 acres covered by water and wildlife including pheasant, waterfowl, deer, and dove.

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Kirwin Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (785)-543-6673 Distance: 42.73 miles

Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), the first national wildlife refuge in Kansas, was established in 1954 as an overlay project on a Bureau of Reclamation irrigation and flood control reservoir. Kirwin Dam and Reservoir are features of the Kirwin Unit, P-SMBP. Reclamation owns the land and controls reservoir water levels while the Refuge staff from the Fish and Wildlife Service manages all ot...

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Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (785)-543-6673 Email: kirwin@fws.gov Distance: 45.54 miles

Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1954 for the conservation, maintenance, and management of wildlife resources, particularly migratory birds. The Refuge is located in the rolling hills and narrow valley of the north fork of the Solomon River in north-central Kansas. In this region, the tallgrass prairie of the east meets the shortgrass plains of the west. As a result, ...

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Harlan County Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (308)-799-2105 Distance: 60.05 miles

Year round recreational opportunities are available at Nebraska's second largest lake. Fishing, Hunting, Sight Seeing, and Hiking are just some of the activities found at Harlan County Lake. Please come and visit us for a unique experience.

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Webster Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (913)-425-6775 Distance: 61.15 miles

The Webster Unit is located between Woodston and Osborne, KS on the north side of the South fork of the Solomon River. Webster Dam, 8 miles west of the city of Stockton, is the principal feature of the unit. Webster Reservoir has 3,739 water surface acres, 3,164 land acres and 50 miles of shoreline. Reservoir is open 24 hours. Good access road. Available fish species include walleye, white ba...

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Kanopolis Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-546-2294 Distance: 63.22 miles

The nearby Fort Harker Museum at Kanopolis and the Rogers Art Gallery and Museum at Ellsworth portray the settlement of the American West. Kanopolis is also the home of Kansas' first State park. Early Indian rock carvings on Inscription Rock in Horse Thief Canyon offer an interesting glimpse into the past.

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Nicodemus National Historic Site

Rank: 362 1 Activites Email: NICO_Ranger_Activities@nps.gov Distance: 66.46 miles

Formerly enslaved African Americans left Kentucky in organized colonies at the end of the of post-Civil War Reconstruction period to experience freedom in the "promised land" of Kansas. Nicodemus represents the involvement of African Americans in the westward expansion and settlement of the Great Plains. It is the oldest and only remaining Black settlement west of the Mississippi River.

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Milford Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-238-5714 Distance: 83.87 miles

The Milford Education Center and Fish Hatchery are located below the dam. From Topeka, 65 mi W on I-70, 5 mi N on US77, 2 mi W on K-57 hwy.

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Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (308)-263-3000 Email: rainwater@fws.gov Distance: 84.32 miles

The Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District (WMD) staff manages 61 tracts of wetlands, totaling 23,059 acres scattered over more than 14 counties in southeastern Nebraska. Each of the 61 areas, known as waterfowl production areas (WPA), is located in a geographic area known as the Rainwater Basin. The name "Rainwater Basin" originates from the geologic formation of large, wind-blown shallow de...

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Keith Sebelius Reservoir (Prairie Dog State Park)

10 Activites Phone: (785)-877-2953 Email: prairiedogsp@wp.state.ks.us Distance: 85.72 miles

Norton Dam and Keith Sebelius Reservoir are features of the PSMBP - Almena Unit. The reservoir is open 24 hour and has good access. Available species include walleye, saugeye (sauger/walleye hybrids), wipers, largemouth bass, crappie, and channel catfish. Irrigation supply reservoir experiencing moderate fluctuations. The reservoir has 2,181 water surface acres, 5668 land acres and 32 miles of sho...

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Quivira National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (620)-486-2393 Email: quivira@fws.gov Distance: 91.62 miles

Quivira National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1955 to provide wintering and migration stopover habitat for migratory birds along the Central Flyway of North America. The name "Quivira" comes from a Native American tribe that lived in the area when the explorer, Coronado, visited in 1541. It is believed to mean "raccoon eyes" in reference to tattoos that resembled a raccoon's mask aroun...

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Cedar Bluff Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (785)-726-3212 Email: cedarbluffsp@wp.state.ks.us Distance: 93.48 miles

Cedar Bluff Dam and reservoir is a features of the Cedar Bluff Unit, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, and is located on the Smoky Hill River in west central Kansas. Reservoir open 24 hours. Good access roads. Available species include walleye, crappie, white bass, channel catfish, and wipers. The reservoir has approximately 3280 water surface acres, 8256 land acres and 50 miles of shoreline. Fis...

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Almena Diversion Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (406)-247-7714 Email: mandersen@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 93.81 miles

The Almena Diversion Dam is located 8 miles east of Norton, Kansas along the valley of Prairie Dog Creek in north-central Kansas and about 11 miles downstream from Norton Dam. The site includes 130 land acres and 12 water acres. Hunting for pheasant, waterfowl, deer, and dove is available. Prairie Dog State Park and Keith Sebelius Reservoir are nearby. The Almena Unit is part of the Pick-Sloan...

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Tuttle Creek Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (785)-539-8511 Distance: 96.70 miles

Situated in the scenic Flint Hills, Tuttle Creek Lake provides 12,500 surface acres of water and 100 miles of shoreline, making it the second largest lake in Kansas. Many sites around the lake have been developed to enhance your enjoyment of fishing, boating, camping, picnicking, and outdoor sports. Eleven parks (six managed by the Corps of Engineers, four by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and ...

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Fort Larned National Historic Site

Rank: 309 2 Activites Email: fols_internet@nps.gov Distance: 97.85 miles

Discover a complete and authentic army post from the 1860s -1870s! This well-preserved fort on the Santa Fe Trail shares a tumultuous history of the Indian Wars era. The sandstone constructed buildings sheltered troops who were known as the Guardians of the Santa Fe Trail.

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Homestead National Monument Of America Park

Rank: 253 4 Activites Email: susan_cook@nps.gov Distance: 99.28 miles

With the promise of Free Land, the Homestead Act of 1862 enticed millions to cultivate the frontier. Families, immigrants, women, and freed slaves flooded 10 percent of the nation's land to chase their American Dream. American Indian cultures and natural environments gave way to diverse settlement, agricultural success, and industrial advancement—building our nation and changing the land forever...

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Marion Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (620)-382-2101 Distance: 103.63 miles

If you enjoy camping, boating, fishing, hunting, or wildlife watching - we have the place for you. Completed in 1968, Marion Reservoir encompasses 6,200 acres of water surrounded by another 6,000 acres of public lands. The lake is located just north of U.S. Highway 56 between the communities of Marion and Hillsboro, Kansas. Camping and picnicking opportunities are numerous with 171 campsites loca...

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Olive Creek Lake National Park

4 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 111.26 miles

Olive Creek, NE is a State Recreation Area located 1.5 miles east of Kramer, NE. Draining 8.2 square miles on the south tributary of Olive Branch Creek, this reservoir is 1.2 miles in length with 4 miles of shoreline. Onsite facilities include two picnic areas and two primitive campgrounds (no pads). Boating is allowed, but speed is limited to 5 mph. A State Park Permit is required for entry.

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Council Grove Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (620)-767-5195 Distance: 114.64 miles

The lake was named for the nearby town of Council Grove, the birthplace of the Santa Fe Trail and a National Historic District. The lake is in the heart of the Flint Hills, one of the last vestiges of Tallgrass Prairie, and is located 20 miles north of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve and 30 miles south of the Konza Prairie Preserve.

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Bluestem Lake National Park

4 Activites Phone: (402)-996-3766 Distance: 115.48 miles

Bluestem Lake, NE is a State Recreation Area located just 2.5 miles west of Sprague, Nebraska and about 20 miles southwest of Lincoln, Nebraska. Bluestem Lake is 325 acres in size with 6 miles of shoreline. Bluestem provides boating, picnicking, and primitive camping with over 200 campsites to choose from. There is also a swim beach and playground. A State Park Permit is required for entry.

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