Kanopolis Lake: Riverside Campground

Kanopolis Lake: Riverside Campground

Riverside Campground provides campsites on the Smoky Hill River just downstream from Kanopolis Lake dam, near Kanopolis, Kansas. It is managed by the Corps of Engineers.

Riverside Campground has 28 campsites with utilities, but no primitive sites. Each full campsite can accommodate an RV or a vehicle, but may be used by tent campers as well. The campground includes showers, vault toilets, potable water, and picnic shelters.

Sites start at $12 per night (less in the off-peak season).

Other campgrounds at Kanopolis Lake include Venango Campground and Pomona State Park. Both are are pay sites; there is no free primitive camping at Kanopolis Lake.

The state park also offers the Kanopolis Lake Trails, with nearly 25 miles of multi-use trails that loop through canyons, trees, and high prairie with a variety of terrain and difficulty levels.

Contact: Kanopolis Project Office, Kanopolis@usace.army.mil, 785-546-2294. Brochure, Map

Web Site: nwk.usace.army.mil
Location: Kanopolis, KS

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Last Update: August 21st, 2012