• Glen Elder State Park Map

    2131 180 Rd. Glen Elder, KS 67446

    • Waconda Springs Replica Trail
      • Length – 2.5 mile(s)
      • Terrain - Natural
      • Difficulty level - Easy
      • Usage – Walking
  • Modern Cabins
    2
    Primitive Cabins
    0
    Primitive Campsites
    195
    Electric and Water Hookups
    120
    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.

    • Bald Eagles
    • Pelicans
    • White-tailed deer
    • Pheasant
    • Quail
    • Gulls
    • Channel catfish
    • Blue catfish
    • Flathead catfish
    • Walleye
    • White bass
    • Smallmouth bass
    • Largemouth bass
    • Crappie

    Anglers age 16 through 74, who have been bona fide residents of the state for 60 days immediately prior to buying a license, must have a resident license in possession while fishing in Kansas. All nonresidents 16 and older must have a valid nonresident license to fish in Kansas…

  • Campsites

    Campsites are reservable at CampItKS
    • Kanza 
    • Cheyenne
    • Kaw
       

    Cabins

    Cabins are reservable at CampItKS
    • Leotie
    • Tahoe
       

    Boat Ramps

    • Kanza Boat Ramp/Dock
    • Osage Boat Ramp/Dock
       

    Other Facilities

    • Osage Fish Cleaning Station
    • Visitor Center
    • Kanza Shower Building
    • Kaw Shower Building
    • All Vault Toilets 
    • Cheyenne Shower House
  • Glen Elder’s Waconda Heritage Village

    Here, visitors can enjoy entertaining displays about the area’s unique history. The Waconda Springs replica is at the park’s highest elevation and offers unparalleled views. The historic Hopewell Church in Waconda Heritage Village is a popular wedding venue.

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