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RIVERSIDE (KS), KS

Riverside Campground is located on the Smoky Hill River just downstream from Kanopolis Lake in central Kansas, 30 miles southwest of Salina. Kanopolis Lake, one of the state's oldest lakes, provides many outdoor activities, including boating, fishing and hunting.The campground...
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  • Caution: Sites 1-9 back up to a steep riverbank and may be dangerous to unattended children
  • A $6.00/night utility fee is charged Oct 1-Apr 30 at sites with electrical hookups
  • For more information, call the Kanopolis Project Office at (785) 546-2294
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RIVE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 27 Back-In
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RIVE STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 58 Back-In
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RIVE STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 60 Pull-Through
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Riverside Campground is located on the Smoky Hill River just downstream from Kanopolis Lake in central Kansas, 30 miles southwest of Salina.

Kanopolis Lake, one of the state's oldest lakes, provides many outdoor activities, including boating, fishing and hunting.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated on the wooded riverside where wildlife is abundant. Whitetail deer, pheasants, quail, turkeys, rabbits, squirrels and a wide variety of waterfowl are commonly seen. Sandstone bluffs, rolling hills, and vast, open prairie lands surround the lake.

Recreation:

Kanopolis Lake offers great boating and fishing opportunities. On land, hunting, hiking, and biking are popular activities.

Facilities:

Riverside Campground offers 28 campsites, 16 with electric and water hookups and 12 primitive campsites. Other amenities include flush toilets, drinking water, showers, a playground, dump station and direct river access.

Nearby Attractions:

The Fort Harker Museum in Kanopolis and the Rogers Art Gallery and Museum in Ellsworth both portray the settlement of the American West.

Kanopolis State Park, Kansas' first, offers numerous trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. The park also has additional boating, fishing, and picnicking areas.

Booking Window
Fri Sep 05 2014 - Sun Mar 01 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 01 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Walk In Wed Oct 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Walk In Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Apr 30 2015
Peak Fri May 01 2015 Wed Sep 30 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Basketball Court
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fee booth
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Host
  • Parking Area
  • Playground
  • Public Hydrant
  • River Access
  • Showers
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 01 2014 -
Sep 30 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $12.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00
Walk In Season
Oct 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $0.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $6.00
Walk In Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Apr 30 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $0.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $6.00
Peak Season
May 01 2015 -
Sep 30 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $12.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.59972, -97.93333
38°35'59"N, 97°56'0"W

From Salina, KS: Take HWY 140 19 miles west to HWY 141. Travel 14 miles south on 141, then 1/2 mile east on Riverside Drive. Look for signs to the park.
From Ellsworth, KS: Take HWY 140 15 miles east to HWY 141. Travel 14 miles South on Hwy 141. Travel 1/2 mile East on Riverside Drive and look for signs to the park.
From Lindsborg, KS: Take HWY 4 approximately 15 miles west to HWY 141. Travel 3 miles north, then 1/2 mile east on Riverside Drive and look for signs to the park.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

RIVERSIDE (KS)
105 RIVERSIDE DRIVE
MARQUETTE  KS  67464-0000

Phone Number:

Information:  (785)546-2294
Additional Information