Pomona Lake: Carbolyn Park

Pomona Lake: Carbolyn Park

Carbolyn Park provides campsites at the west end of Melvern Lake, near Vassar, Kansas. It is managed by the Corps of Engineers.

Carbolyn Park has 29 campsites (26 with utilities, 3 primitive). Each full campsite can accommodate an RV or a vehicle, but may be used by tent campers as well. Each site includes a fire ring and picnic table. The campground includes a shower building, vault toilets, and picnic shelters.

Sites start at $12 per night. All sites at Carbolyn Park are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The park is open from May 1st through September 30th.

Other campgrounds at Pomona Lake include 110-Mile Park, Cedar Park, Michigan Valley Park, Outlet Park, Wolf Creek Park, and Pomona State Park. 110-Mile Park and Cedar Park are free; the others are pay sites.

Pomona Lake is also home to the Black Hawk Trail, located on the north side of the lake at 110-Mile Park, which is a 32-mile equestrian and mountain biking trail through a variety of wooded, riparian and grassland areas. Also nearby is the Flint Hills Nature Trail, a rail-to-trail that runs east-west for about 117 miles, connecting Osawatomie in the east and Herington in the west.

Contact: Pomona Project Office, Pomona@usace.army.mil, 785-453-2201. Brochure, Map

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

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Last Update: August 21st, 2012