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Basecamp Flint Hills

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Located on the Flint Hills Nature Trail in Allen Kansas, Basecamp Flint Hills offers camping at the gateway to the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas. BFH is 20 miles north of the world capital of gravel cycling, Emporia KS, and 20 miles east of historical Council Grove.

Perfectly situated for those passing through on the Flint Hills Nature Trail or exploring world class gravel cycling, BFH can accommodate bike packers, cross country cyclists, gravel cyclists, hikers, and hunters.

Ideally suited for group tent camping, BFH has shaded acreage and a large communal fire ring. Two back-in camper sites with power and water are also available for those who prefer a bit more luxury.

Seasonal facilities include an open air cold water shower and porta-potty available April through October.

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Basecamp Flint Hills is located in Kansas

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204 W 2nd Street
Allen, KS


38.65332277472144 N
96.1739993826582 W

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  • Walk-In
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  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group


For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups


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1 Review

Reviewed Jun. 21, 2022

Basic campground plus

Lots of green grass and shade to pitch a tent, trees to hang a hammock, and two RV sites. Outdoor shower and porta-pottie. This is not a premier campground, but definitely better than primitive. Right off the Flint Hills Trail near Allen, KS. A great cafe called The Dive is just

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Basecamp Flint Hills have RV hookups?

According to, Basecamp Flint Hills has water hookups.

Are fires allowed at Basecamp Flint Hills?

Yes, according to campers on, fires are allowed at Basecamp Flint Hills, although make sure to check current fire restrictions in the area.

Does Basecamp Flint Hills have wifi?

No, according to campers on, Basecamp Flint Hills does not have wifi.