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Fall River State Park, KS

Photo: Fall River State Park
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Apr 19 2015   Later Dates


Fall River offers 45 electric & water utilities sites and 45 primtive camp sites, as well as three modern cabins. The trail system encompasses 7 miles of hiking/biking surrounding Fall River lake. A kids pond for 15 and under is available year round to youngsters.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Boat Launch
  • Comfort Station
  • Dock, Boat
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoes
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Theater
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Volleyball
  • Water Drinking
Alerts and Important Information
Subject to regulations and posted notices, any individual over 21 may possess, consume, or drink alcoholic liquor. Kegs and party balls are strictly prohibited.
Camping is allowed only in designated areas and is subject to restrictions as posted. All campers and camping units are limited to a stay of not more than 14 consecutive days although a 14-day extension may be obtained with written permission from the park manager. A five-day absence is required before returning to the park to camp again. Any property left unused or unoccupied for 48 hours is subject to removal. Only one camper/RV per utility site is allowed.
Fires are allowed in fireplaces, fire rings, and cooking grills only. Fires must be completely extinguished prior to leaving the area.
Swimming is allowed in designated areas. Liquor and beer are prohibited on swimming beaches or in waters designated by buoys or other markers as swimming areas. For other beverages, only shatterproof containers are allowed.
Pets must always be restrained by a camper, cage, hand-held leash, or tethered chain no longer than 10 feet. They are not allowed on swimming beaches or swimming areas that are delineated by buoys or other markers or in public buildings or structures. Dogs participating in authorized activities or assisting the visually or hearing impaired are not subject to these restrictions. A special event permit is required for any event involving entrance fees, exclusive use of an area, sales, organized competition, amplified sound, or reservation of a specific site or facility. Check with the park office for details.
Fishing is prohibited on boat ramps, courtesy docks, swimming beaches, and in swimming areas marked with buoys. In state parks, fish may only be cleaned at designated fish cleaning stations or other locations as posted.
Boats may not be operated within 200 feet of any area posted specifically for swimming and delineated by markers. No-wake speeds are required within 200 feet of a boat ramp, boat dock. Vessels left unattended at courtesy docks are subject to removal.
Fireworks are prohibited.
Quiet hours are 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Generators can not be used during quiet hours.
Firearms may only be discharged in areas specifically designated for hunting or target practice.
All litter must be properly disposed of in the provided trashbins. Where no bins are provided, patrons must carry their trash out with them.
DUMPING OF GREY WATER IS PROHIBITED. Grey water must be disposed of at the dump station.
Trails are open during daylight hours only. No camping, fires, or motorized vehicles are allowed on the trails. Please use caution when crossing roadways.
Cabin renters may check in after 2:00pm and check out by Noon everyday, year round. Smoking is not allowed in cabins. Pets and pet carriers are not allowed inside or on the porches of cabins. Cabin renters are not allowed to grill or cook from the porch deck. The cabin must be clean prior to departure. Cabin renters shall be responsible for full payment of any damages incurred during the length of stay. Damages will be billed to the renter for payment.
** Information in this brochure has been prepared as a guide, not a complete list of regulations. Complete regulations may also be viewed and printed online at www.kdwpt.state.ks.us/regulations. **

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.66, -96.05583
37°39'36"N, 96°3'21"W

Fall River is located 2 miles north of Highway 400 on Z50 Road, which is 7 miles east of Severy. The park is managed out of the Cross Timbes office, therefore only gatehouses, and maintenance staff are onsite.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Fall River State Park
144 Highway 105
Toronto KS 66777

Phone Number:

Project Office:(620)637-2213

Special Events:

    The events listed here are not intended to be an all inclusive list. Please contact the park for further details.

  • Historical presentation of mountain men/American Indian encampments, demonstrations, contests, concessions, historical goods. on Sep 24 2011