Gunn Park

Gunn Park

Gunn Park is located near Fort Scott, Kansas, and is a 50-acre structure "155 acres of beautifully wooded terrain with many recreational activities for the entire family. There are 14 camping sites with electricity and water."

Cost: $4.00 per night for tent camping, $8 per night for campsites with electric and water hookups. Pay via self-pay envelopes and drop box in the park.

Gunn Park is also home to the Gunn Park Trails, which offer over 4 miles of wilderness trail through a mostly wooded area, including about 3/4 mile that runs right beside the Marmaton River. Another nearby camping option is Fort Scott Lake.

Contact: Diane Clay, City Clerk,, 620-223-0550.

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Location: Fort Scott, KS

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Gunn Park - Designated Tent Camping Area - This is the designated tent camping area at Gunn Park. There is one picnic table, and a water hydrant, as well as nearby restrooms. Cost is $4 per night. Gunn Park - Info Sign - This sign provides information about Gunn Park. As it states, tent camping is $4 per night, can can be paid at city hall, or to the park caretaker. There is also a self-pay kiosk near the campground. Gunn Park - Map - This sign at the entrance to Gunn Park shows a map of the park. The tent camping area is in RV Park/Camping area in the center of the park. Gunn Park - Restrooms - These are the restrooms at Gunn Park. Facilities include flush toilets and sinks. No showers. The restrooms are located just behind the RV campsites, and a couple hundred feet from the tent camping area. Gunn Park - Self-Pay Kiosk - To pay for your stay at Gunn Park, grab an envelope from the appropriate box, fill in your contact details, include your payment, and put the envelope in the lock box. Tent camping is $4 per night.

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Last Update: October 11th, 2012