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Address: 520 W Scott Lake Dr, Scott City, KS 67871-4033
Phone Number: (620) 872-2061
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Is this Kansas?

Beautiful, small spring fed lake just north of Scott City. The camping areas are set down in a canyon you would never guess are here if you stay up on highway 83. Stayed two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, small spring fed lake just north of Scott City. The camping areas are set down in a canyon you would never guess are here if you stay up on highway 83. Stayed two nights in the park. You can drive all the way around the lake. Good for biking and walking.

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Lakin, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area is beautiful! It's very clean and well maintained. My future mother in law has been to parks all of Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas and this one is her favorite. There is something for everyone, especially if you like to hunt, fish, swim, hike, bike, photograph, RV'ing, kayak, canoe, camp, horseback ride! It only costs five dollars a day... More 

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Garden City, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the one spot in Southwest Kansas that always has water in it, feed by a natural spring. The park service keeps it clean, lots of camping spots as well as fishing spots. There is hiking also all around the park. Great for a weekend trip.

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Alexander City, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Very clean, camping and RV facilities. Pretty little fishing, swimming lake. Surrounded by hills. A few hiking trails. This made a nice break in our trip from Oklahoma to Colorado.

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Dighton, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

A hidden treasure amongst the bluffs that enclose this beautiful, natural haven! Its like stepping into a foreign land after driving past miles of flat fields, to this hidden oasis. If you havent seen it, make the time! P.S.The season change has made the tree's colors very vibrant as a perfect autumn backdrop to any photo!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We were looking for a half-way point to spend the night between Ouray, CO and Kansas City, MO. We found it in this remote state park near Scott City. Then we saw on-line that it was rated by Natonal Geo as one of the best state parks in the country. Had to check it out. You're driving through typical Kansas... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Its the great outdoors in western Kansas. Gets pretty busy sometimes on weekends. Remember sunscreen.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We love Scott City ,KS. People are nice , City is growing bring more business to the city . The State park is excellent .

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Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a beautiful valley with a small fishing lake. We love to take our bikes over and ride one lap around the lake. About two thirds of the way around the lake is paved and the rest is gravel. It's great scenery and exercise. There's also some paddle boats or canoes for rent. Do be careful not to get... More 

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McPherson, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The lake there stands out for its bluffs and canyons when all around you in Western KS is seeming nothingness. Scott City is due North of Garden City and this area just north of them, but be warned that it's primitive and have a tent if not staying in a town. It's close-ish to Monument Rocks (20 minutes) and Castle... More 

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