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WHITEHALL BAY, KS

Status: Open through Thu Oct 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Whitehall Bay Campground is located on the shores of Fall River Lake in Greenwood County, Kansas. Opportunities for outdoor family fun and recreation include swimming, boating, water skiing, camping, picnicking and sightseeing.

Natural Features:

Rolling prairies and tree-dotted valleys sheltered by limestone-capped ridges surround Fall Lake, which stretches up the picturesque Fall River for 15 miles. This scenic area has a wealth of native wildlife and vegetation.

Recreation:

For birdwatchers and nature lovers, there is an 8,000 acre Fall River wildlife area, where prairie chickens, waterfowl, rabbits, wild turkeys, white tail deer, doves and quail are commonly seen. Over 400 species of birds are protected in this area.

Hiking and biking opportunities near Fredonia Bay include the 1.5-mile Casner Creek Trail, which meanders through the forest, opening onto a breathtaking display of wildflowers during spring and summer months, or the 1-mile Turkey Run Trail, which leads visitors through a wooded ravine, over a stream and into a tall grass prairie with an impressive view of the lake.

Facilities:

This campground contains four group sites with electric hookups, and 20 family sites with electric. Additional amenities include flush toilets, drinking water, showers, a playground, beach, boat ramp and a dump station.

Nearby Attractions:

Fall River State Park is nearby, offering great hiking, fishing and birding along the river. Canoeing is also a popular activity in the park.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Beach
  • Birding
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Trash Collection
  • Water Skiing
  • Waterfront Sites
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Bait Shop
  • General Store
Know Before You Go
  • Please remember all ATVs and golf carts must be street legal with tags and lights; all motorized vehicles and drivers must be licensed

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.66717, -96.07268
37°40'2"N, 96°4'22"W

From US HWY 400, turn left (north) at mile marker 344 (Z 50 Rd.) 0.09, turn right (east) 2.8 miles across dam, turn left (north) 0.8 miles, turn left (west), 0.7 miles, turn right (north) 1.7 miles to low water crossing, straight (north) 0.1 miles, west 0.4 miles, turn left (south) 1.1 miles to entrance to park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

WHITEHALL BAY
2453 LAKE ROAD
FALL RIVER KS 67047

Phone Number:

Information: (620)658-4445