• Crawford State Park Map*click to enlarge
    1 Lake Rd. Farlington, KS 66734

    • Spiderleg Bridge Trail
      • Length- .5 miles
      • Terrain - Paved
      • Difficulty level – Easy
      • Usage – Walking
      • ADA Accessible
    • Deer Run Nature Trail
      • Length- .75 miles
      • Terrain - Paved
      • Difficulty level – Easy
      • Usage – Walking
      • ADA Accessible
    • CCC Memorial
      • Length- .25 miles
      • Terrain - Paved
      • Difficulty level – Easy
      • Usage – Walking
      • ADA Accessible
    • Drywood Creek Mountain Bike Trail
      • Length- 7 miles
      • Terrain - Dirt/Gravel/Grass
      • Difficulty level – Challenging
      • Usage – Walking, Mountain Biking
      • **This trail is a formidable route for mountain bikers who want a challenge in this part of southeast Kansas. It is 7 miles long, and with twists and turns and ups and downs it will give you a good workout. It goes around the entire lake and has been used many times to host mountain bike race events.
  • Modern Cabins
    5
    Primitive Cabins
    0
    Primitive Campsites
    28
    Electric and Water Hookups
    60
    Electric Only
    31
    Full Hookups
    0
     

    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.

    • White-tailed deer
    • Turkeys
    • Gray squirrels
    • Painted buntings
    • Barred owls
    • Whip poor wills
    • Bluegill
    • Channel catfish
    • Crappie
    • Largemouth bass
  • ADA accessible trails:

    • Spiderleg Bridge Trail
    • Deer Run Trail
    • CCC Memorial Trail
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  • Crawford State Park Photos

    About Kansas State Parks

    Kansas State Parks

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    Mushroom Rock

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    Historic Lake Scott

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    Lovewell

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    Cross Timbers

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    Eisenhower

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

    Cheney

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    Glen Elder

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    Tuttle Creek

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    Little Jerusalem Badlands

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    Lehigh Portland State Park

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    Fall River

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    Kanopolis

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

    Perry

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    Pomona

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    Hillsdale

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    Prairie Dog

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    Elk City

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    El Dorado

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    Meade

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    Sand Hills

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    Prairie Spirit Trail

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    Milford

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    Webster

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    Clinton

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