Corps Lakes Gateway: Kansas - Melvern Lake  Navigate to Select Lake or Project  Navigate to Select State  Navigate to Select Activity  Skip navigation header
 US Army Corps of Engineers Logo  Corps Lakes Title  Corps Lakes Title
 Link to CorpsLakes Home  Activity Photo  Activity Photo
Over 400 lakes in 43 states!      Corps Lakes Facebook   Corps Lakes YouTube
 Corps Lakes Gateway > Kansas > Melvern Lake (Melvern Lake Kansas)

 Lake Information Header Image
Lake website
Other Information
Plan Your Trip!

 Recreaction.Gov Header Image
Melvern Lake

 Volunteers Header Image

 USACE Header Image
Kansas City District
    Kansas City District Facebook
Tulsa District
    Tulsa District Facebook Tulsa District Twitter Tulsa District YouTube

National Water Safety Program
Office of Boating Safety
Every Kid Outdoors

 State Links Header Image
KS Website
Fish & Wildlife
Parks & Recreation

 City Header Image
Lawrence, KS
Lebo, KS
Melvern, KS
Olivet, KS
Overbrook, KS
Reading, KS

 Symbol Key Header Image
Click here

"Corps Watch" Property Protection Program

 Melvern Lake Sign

    31051 Melvern Lake Pkw
    Melvern, KS 66510-9759
    Phone: (785) 549-3318

Visit us on Facebook Visit us on Facebook!
See the Melvern Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Take a Virtual Tour of Melvern Lake!

Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: From Topeka, 40 miles south on US 75. From Kansas City, 90 miles south on I-35.

Lake History

Factoid: Melvern Lake is situated on the eastern edge of Kansas' Flinthills Region. It draws outdoor enthusiasts from a wide range of disciplines. Melvern Lake covers approximately 7,000 acres of water and 18,000 acres of land open for public use. The lake contains five parks with amenities ranging from basic campsites to full hook-ups with 50-amp service.

Age & Disability Discount Passes

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Services Status
Please see the list below for USACE managed areas. Other parks run by state or private marinas are not included in the list below. Please contact the state or private marina for additional information.

Open    Partially Open    Closed    Status Unknown

8 Recreation areas at Melvern Lake

 Recreation Area Column Header Image Area Status  Campsite Column Header Image  Lodging Column Header Image  Showers Column Header Image  Ramps Column Header Image  Marina Column Header Image  Fishing Column Header Image  Picnic Column Header Image  Playground Column Header Image  Swimming Column Header Image  Trails Column Header Image
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Arrow Rock  Link ro reservation at   $   X   D C A   X   M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Coeur D'Alene  Link ro reservation at   $   X   D C A G GS X M
Eisenhower State Park E N P D X X X   D A G GS X BE B Q H
Kdwp Upper End       X            
Melvern Lake Marina         X C        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Outlet  Link ro reservation at   $   X   D C P A G GS X I M
Sundance         D C        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Turkey Point  Link ro reservation at   $   X   D C A G GS X   M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
Print Friendly Version

XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
PPrimitive Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Army of the Web site or the information, products or services contained therein.

 Link to Corps Lakes Home  

Privacy and Security Notice
Technical Problems