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Wilson State Park, KS

Welcome to Wilson State Park, one of Kansas' premier recreation hot spots to fish, hike, water-ski, or just enjoy the outdoors. Wilson State Park is located on the south side of Wilson Reservoir and is divided into two areas: Hell Creek and Otoe. For licenses, permits, and ...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Sep 03 2015   Later Dates

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  • Subject to regulations and posted notices, any individual over 21 may possess, consume, or drink alcoholic liquor. Kegs and party balls are strictly prohibited.
  • Electric and gas powered scooters and skateboards cannot be operated in the state park. ATV use is prohibited in the state park.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Litter must be put in trash containers, if provided. Where containers are not provided, park users must carry their trash out with them.
  • Digging holes, removing or defacing geological formations, archeological relics or ruins, or vegetation (except for noncommercial use of edible wild plants, wild fruits, nuts, or fungi) is prohibited.
  • Quiet hours are 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Actions which alarm, anger, or disturb others are prohibited. Generators can not be used during quiet hours. Failure to comply may result in expulsion from the park.
  • Firearms may only be discharged in areas specifically designated for hunting or target practice.
  • DUMPING OF GREY WATER IS PROHIBITED. Grey water must be disposed of at the dump station.
  • 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. **
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    ** 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

    Description

    Welcome to Wilson State Park, one of Kansas' premier recreation hot spots to fish, hike, water-ski, or just enjoy the outdoors. Wilson State Park is located on the south side of Wilson Reservoir and is divided into two areas: Hell Creek and Otoe. For licenses, permits, and other information, visit the park office(located at the Hell Creek area entrance) or the self-pay stations at the entrance to each area. Vehicle, camping, and utility permits are required year-round. Brochures on regulations and area attractions are also available at the park entrances.

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    Cabin

    Sat Sep 06 2014 - Thu Sep 03 2015

    Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Primitive Site

    Fri Sep 05 2014 - Thu Sep 03 2015

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Shelter

    Fri Sep 05 2014 - Thu Sep 03 2015

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Standard Full Hookup

    Fri Sep 05 2014 - Thu Sep 03 2015

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Standard with Electric Hookup

    Fri Sep 05 2014 - Thu Sep 03 2015

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Standard with Water and Electric Hookups

    Fri Sep 05 2014 - Thu Sep 03 2015

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Tue Apr 01 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
    Non Peak Wed Oct 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
    Non Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Tue Mar 31 2015
    Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Wed Sep 30 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Amphitheater
    • Bath House
    • Boat Ramp
    • Cabins
    • Campground Host
    • Camping, Improved Site
    • Camping, Primitive
    • Comfort Station
    • Dock, Boat
    • Dump Station
    • Dump Station, Camper
    • Dump Station, Marina
    • Fire Rings
    • Fish Cleaning Station
    • Fuel, Boats
    • Grills
    • Hiking
    • Laundry
    • Lodging, Cabins
    • Marina
    • Meeting Space
    • Ocean/Beach
    • Office/Ranger Station
    • Parking
    • Pay Telephone
    • Picnic Area
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Picnic Tables
    • Rentals, Boat, Motorized
    • Reservoir
    • Restrooms
    • Shelters
    • Showers
    • Swimming
    • Trails - Mountain Bike
    • Trails, Hiking, Moderate
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    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    KS Refund Policy

    Cabins:
    Cabins may be reserved from one year to three days in advance. Reservations require a $14.00 reservation fee.
    Cancellation 30 or more days prior to arrival date results in a 100 percent refund minus reservation fee.
    Cancellation 29 to 5 days prior to arrival results in a 100 percent refund minus one night rental fee and reservation fee.
    Cancellation 4 days or less prior to arrival date or after arrival date will result in all fees being forfeited.

    Campsites:
    Designated camp sites may be reserved from one year to three days in advance. Reservations require a $3.00 reservation fee in addition to the regular camping fee. Reserved sites may not be available until 2 p.m. the day of arrival. Reservation fees are non-refundable.
    Cancellation 15 days or more prior to arrival date results in a 100% refund minus reservation fee.
    Cancellation 14 to 3 days prior to arrival results in a refund minus 1 camping night and reservation fee.
    Cancellation less than 3 days prior to arrival results in a forfeiture of all fees.
    Cancellation within minimum window of stay results in a forfeiture of all fees.
    Notification of shorten stay within 14 to 1 day of arrival results in a forfeiture of fees for 1 night camping.

    Shelters:
    Cancellation less than 3 days prior to arrival results in a forfeiture of all fees.
    Cancellation 3 days or more prior to arrival date results in a 100% refund minus reservation fee.

    Payment:
    Payment in full is required at the time the reservation is made.
    Payments accepted online or by phone - Visa, MasterCard, or Discover.
    Payments accepted at the park office - Visa, MasterCard, Discover, check, money order, or cash.
    There is a non-refundable $3.00 reservation fee per campsite, picnic shelter or facility.
    There is a non-refundable $14.00 reservation fee per cabin.

    Cancellations:
    All cancellation requests may be submitted online. If having difficulties contact the KDWP office connected to your reservation.


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    Apr 01 2014 -
    Sep 30 2014
    Standard with Water and Electric Hookups $8.00
    Standard with Electric Hookup $8.00
    Standard Full Hookup $8.00
    Shelter $0.00
    Primitive Site $8.00
    Cabin $75.00-$115.00
    ($520.00 Weekly**)
    Non Peak Season
    Oct 01 2014 -
    Dec 31 2014
    Standard with Water and Electric Hookups $7.00
    Standard with Electric Hookup $7.00
    Standard Full Hookup $7.00
    Shelter $0.00
    Primitive Site $7.00
    Cabin $70.00
    ($445.00 Weekly**)
    Non Peak Season
    Jan 01 2015 -
    Mar 31 2015
    Standard with Water and Electric Hookups $7.00
    Standard with Electric Hookup $7.00
    Standard Full Hookup $7.00
    Shelter $0.00
    Primitive Site $7.00
    Cabin $70.00
    ($445.00 Weekly**)
    Peak Season
    Apr 01 2015 -
    Sep 30 2015
    Standard with Water and Electric Hookups $8.00
    Standard with Electric Hookup $8.00
    Standard Full Hookup $8.00
    Shelter $0.00
    Primitive Site $8.00
    Cabin $75.00-$115.00
    ($520.00 Weekly**)

    *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):
    38.91167, -98.50167
    38°54'42"N, 98°30'6"W

    Wilson State Park #3 State Park Rd. Sylvan Grove, Ks 67481 Wilson is located 60 miles East of Hays and 55 miles West of Salina on I- 70. Take exit 206 North on I-70 and follow 232 North for 7 miles then West on Shoreline Rd. Cross Hell Creek Bridge, turn at the first right and follow the road to Wilson State Park Office. GPS 38*54'42.16"N 98*30'02.95"W
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    Wilson State Park
    # 3 State Park Road
    Sylvan Grove   KS  67481

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (785)658-2465
    Additional Information