• Cedar Bluff State Park Map*click to enlarge
    32001 147 Hwy Ellis, KS 67637

    • Butterfield Hiking Trail
      • Length – 1.75 miles
      • Terrain – Mowed Natural Trail
      • Difficulty Level – Easy
      • Usage – Hiking and biking
    • Agave Ridge Nature Trail
      • Length - .8 miles
      • Terrain - Paved
      • Difficulty level - Easy
      • Usage – Hiking and biking
      • ADA accessible
    • Agave Ridge Hiking Trail
      • Length – 4 miles
      • Terrain – Mowed Natural Trail
      • Difficulty level - Moderate
      • Usage – Hiking and biking
  • Modern Cabins
    Primitive Cabins
    Primitive Campsites
    Electric and Water Hookups
    Full Hookups

    Exploring one of the 28 Kansas State Parks provides visitors an opportunity to see the natural beauty of this amazing state. The state parks system includes a rail trail, historic structures and events.

    • Mule deer
    • White-tailed deer
    • Turkey
    • Bobcats
    • Geese
    • Ducks
    • Pheasants
    • Quail
    • Songbirds
    • Coyotes
    • Bald eagles 
    • Crappie
    • Walleye
    • White bass
    • Wiper
    • Largemouth bass
  • Trails

    • Agave Ridge Nature Trail is paved and less than 1 mile


    Reserve Campsites at CampItKS
    • Broken Spur #11. Water & Electric 50/30 AMP

    • Arapaho #61.  Water & Electric 50/30 AMP

    • Butterfield #115.  Water & Electric 50/30 AMP

    • Wagon Rut #168. Water & Electric 30 AMP

    • Wagon Rut #177.  Water & Electric 30 AMP

    • Overland #208. Water & Electric 50/30 AMP

    • Overland #223. Water & Electric 50/30 AMP

    • Hoonii #301.  Water/Sewer/ Electric 50/30 AMP

    • Pronghorn #413. Water & Electric 50/30 AMP

    • Prickly Pear #464. Water & Electric 30 AMP


    Reserve Cabins at CampItKS
    • Flyway Cabin


    • Despatch Shelter #9


    • Butterfield Bathhouse

    • Overland Bathhouse

    • North Bathhouse

    • Pronghorn Bathhouse

    • Prickly Pear Bathhouse

    Boat Ramps

    • Cove 1

  • Monument Rocks National Landmark

    Kansas' first National Natural Monument is one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas. The Niobrara chalk formation, rich in fossils, some reaching up…

    Threshing Machine Canyon

    One of the best-kept secrets in the state, Threshing Machine Canyon, lies near the park. Located along the old Butterfield Overland Despatch…

    WaKeeney Main Street Nature Trail

    Completed in 2009, the Main Street Nature Trail surrounds the railroad tracks on Main Street in downtown WaKeeney. It enhances the entry…

    WaKeeney Water Park

    Much to the delight of area children, the new WaKeeney Water Park was completed in June 2007. The Water Park was constructed on the site of…

  • Cedar Bluff State Park Photos

    About Kansas State Parks

    Kansas State Parks


    “Oasis” may be the best way to describe this 400-acre paradise shaded by tall cottonwoods, with an 80-acre lake of cool…

    Flint Hills Trail State Park

    It’s the kind of place where you can travel many miles in near silence as your hiking boots or bike tires move over a surface velvety…

    Glen Elder

    Long before civilization, native people came to be healed within the sacred waters of Waconda Springs. The springs are now deep within Glen…


    For decades visitors have come to Pomona State Park by automobile. Now, they’re also coming by horseback and bicycle.

    Prairie Dog

    On the high plains of northwest Kansas, Prairie Dog State Park is a rare and welcome place to play in the water and shade.

    Historic Lake Scott

    Just north of Scott City lays a stunning canyon nestled among the prairie and natural springs.


    Hillsdale State Park is only minutes away from the 2 million-plus people of the greater Kansas City area. It’s a place where…


    Terms like “world-class” and “one of the nation’s best” are usually unwarranted. Both are accurate for Wilson…

    Little Jerusalem Badlands

    Welcome to the "Badlands of Kansas" - Little Jerusalem State Park in Western Kansas is truly a sight to see!

    Sand Hills

    Rather than water, it’s the work of the wind that draws people to Sand Hills State Park.


    The park’s 1,900 acres are laced with good trails and dotted with shaded cabins and campsites. In the reservoir you can sample some of…


    It’s been called the “Serengeti of the Sky”, when hundreds of thousands of northward migrating snow geese arrive at…

    Kaw River

    On the Kansas River kayaks and canoes often float in solitude as they pass towering cottonwoods, nesting bald eagles, kingfishers, otters…


    Perry State Park sits well within Kansas, but with long ridges of hickory and assorted oaks it wouldn’t look out of place in the…


    Carson and Custer once explored the jagged prairies in what’s now Kanopolis State Park on horseback.


    Far from any sizable cities, many might consider Webster State Park “in the middle of nowhere.” Those who know the park will…

    Mushroom Rock

    Just south of Salina stands one of Kansas' many natural wonders - Mushroom Rocks.


    Kansas’ largest, Milford Reservoir has enough shoreline to reach from Kansas City to Salina. The waters within that 161 miles of land…


    Where the Ozarks spill into Kansas, in the Great Depression the government gave jobs to hundreds of destitute men with the Civilian…


    Clinton State Park is a 1,400 acre island of unspoiled nature amid the suburban sprawl of northeast Kansas.

    Cross Timbers

    Southeast Kansas’ Cross Timbers region is a narrow, rugged, 50-mile finger of steeply timbered hillsides that rise to towering…


    Within Eisenhower State Park sits 1,000 acres of some of the last wild prairie in eastern Kansas. 

    Lehigh Portland State Park

    Visit the newest State Park in Kansas - Lehigh Portland Trails, a vast network of hiking and biking trails around Elk's Lake in Iola.

    Prairie Spirit Trail

    A century ago Kansans took the train from town to town, watching the countryside lazily pass as they road the rails.

    Tuttle Creek

    Tuttle Creek State Park is a story of two special places. One sits where both land and lake are expansive, with a campground on classic…

    El Dorado

    El Dorado State Park’s 4,000 acres makes it Kansas’ largest. Yet you can be as secluded or social as you like amid landscapes…

    Elk City

    Elk City State Park sits in a gorgeous valley with natural greatness on both sides. 

    Fall River

    Life’s easy at Fall River State Park, where crowds are few but recreational possibilities are many.