Summertime = Adventure time. (Can I get an “Amen?!”) And what better way to adventure around the Sunflower State than by exploring the great outdoors? If you’re ready to begin your summer adventures, you’ll want to visit one (or all) of these 10 Kansas state parks.
1.) El Dorado State Park
With its unique fishing and boating opportunities, its no wonder El Dorado State Park is one of the top parks in the country!
2.) Kanopolis State Park
The first state park in Kansas continues to be a resident favorite because of its stunning beauty.
3.) Scott State Park
Named one of the country's 50 must-see state parks by National Geographic, Scott State Park offers fishing, camping, and hiking opportunities for the entire family.
4.) Wilson Lake State Park
Nestled in the heart of the Smoky Hills, Wilson Lake is considered by many to be the most beautiful in Kansas. (I mean, are you seeing this picture?)
5.) Tuttle Creek State Park
Swimming? Check. Hiking? Yep. 1,200 acres of gorgeous scenery? Of course! Tuttle Creek has got it all!
6.) Cheney State Park
Camping, boating, and beaches await you at this unexpected oasis.
7.) Glen Elder State Park
Glen Elder Reservoir, or Waconda Lake, is one of the largest lakes in Kansas...need I say more?
8.) Geary County State Park
Geary County State Park is a hunter and fisherman's dream come true with its vast array of small game and fish.
9.) Shawnee Mission State Park
You never know what treasures you will come across on a walk through Shawnee Mission State Park!
10.) Clinton State Park
Do you like big boats (and you cannot lie?) If so, Clinton, and its large marina, is for you!