Yates Center Reservoir is located approximately 3 miles southwest of Yates Center, Kansas. It features 212 acres of surface water, with 500 acres of land surrounding the lake, and offers "fishing, boating, water skiing, hiking, hunting and rough camping. Camping is permitted in a designated spot by the parking lot. The lake has a vault restroom, but no other camping hook-ups are presently available."
A city permit is required for camping at Yates Center Reservoir. The cost is $4/day, and is available at self-pay stations at the lake, or may be purchased at designated locations in Yates Center.
Yates Center also runs two RV Parks, which may allow tent camping. $10 per night.
Contact: 620-625-2118. Map