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Council Grove, KS
Topeka, KS
Wichita, KS

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    945 Lake Road
    Council Grove, KS 66846-9322
    Phone: (620) 767-5195

See the Council Grove Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: 2 miles North of the intersection of highways US 56 and KS 177. 1.5 miles North of Council Grove , KS; 67 miles Southwest of Topeka, KS; 100 miles Northeast of Wichita, KS; 37 miles South of Manhattan, KS; and 35 miles northwest of Emporia, KS.

Lake History

Factoid: 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 scenic Flint Hills region, 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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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

11 Recreation areas at Council Grove Lake

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 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Canning Creek  Link ro reservation at   $   X   D GS X   H
Council Grove Marina E     X X C        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Kanza View   $           A GS      
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Kit Carson Cove   $   X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Marina Cove   $       C A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Neosho Park   $       D       I
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area North Richey Cove   $                
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Outlet Channel West                   R
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Overlook                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Richey Cove  Link ro reservation at   $   X   D A G GS X H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Santa Fe Trail  Link ro reservation at   $   X   D A   X    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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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

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