Banner Creek Reservoir provides camping facilities near Holton, Kansas. The 535-acre lake is located just southwest of town, and offers activities including fishing, boating, water skiing, jet skiing and swimming, and is known as "a camper's paradise".
Banner Creek Reservoir offers both RV and tent camping, as well as restrooms, bathhouses, picnic tables, and shelter houses. A camping permit is required, and tent permits "must be displayed on the front of the tent at the entrance or on tent pole". Permits are available from the Banner Creek Reservoir Office or from reservoir personnel. Tent camping costs $9 with no utilities.
Banner Creek Reservoir is also home to the Banner Creek Trail, which provides over 13 miles of beginner and intermediate-level mountain bike trails around the shores of the lake.