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Chase State Fishing Lake

Lake Rd., Cottonwood Falls, KS
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Owner description: A 109-acre lake built in 1954 and surrounded by 383-acres of wildlife area.
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Hillsboro, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We hiked across the dam and down into the spillway. There are a couple of waterfalls there, which I am thinking would be spectacular with a bit of water. As it was, there was a trickle from a spring thanks to two years of drought in the area. The trail was easy to follow. Watch out for weeds. We didn't... More

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Marina, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
5 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Camped here for one night. It appealed to me because I just have a car and a tent, and don't like camping near the RVers and their parade of noisy devices. Campground was surprisingly clean for a free one. No alcohol allowed, which I guess makes sense. Camp site included a grill, picnic table and was right on the lake.... More

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Manhattan, Kansas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

nice little fishing lake. My family likes to camp here, rustic camping. Fishing is usually good. Don't try to swim across, there are currents and people have drowned here. Chase County has many artists and good restaurants, as well as beautiful scenery with the Flint Hills. There is a hiking trail around the lake. They are strict about fishing licenses,... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

It's a lake which is great, but it has nothing to make it stand out as being better than many other little lakes.

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Kansas City, Missouri
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

I love Chase State Fishing Lake. Hiking around the hills is an experience as you explore around the stone outcroppings and discover the multi-level waterfalls at the outtake end of the lake. Beautiful place!

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oklahoma city
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2009

Always caught fish...each time we went to Chase State Fishing Lake

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