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Trail running and romantic sunsets

The main trail is composed of a gravel camping road that encircles the man made lake. The road is bike and vehicle friendly, though it seems only park vehicles are allowed. Several trails offshoot from this main road, each is marked for either hiking (trail running), mountain biking, or camping. Theres several large camping sites, and both the bike and hike routes seem to be loops that end back at the starting offshoot on the main road. None of the hikes are very difficult, most are easy/moderate and support running. They are very easy for hiking. Some bike routes are more difficult. Half are in woods with trees as low as 5ft over the trail, the other half go through open fields. Since there are many different routes to take, its easy to increase or decrease the distance. I had no trouble clearing four miles by running out, doing a trail (full loop) and running back. The loops aren't always possible to cut, so keep in mind that its sometimes hard to tell how far along a loop you are. Note that few of these trails have views of the lake; only the campgrounds, bench sites, and main trail/road are unobstructed to the water. There are several beautiful views of the small damn and the broken sections that create a little waterfall. The sunset in particular was really peaceful and easy to watch from the benches (perfect for a romantic picnic).

Ok for Stopover

Very small campground. No frills here but shower house was clean. We were arriving around 7 pm and no other campground would answer their phones. The owner met us and helped us get into our spots after dark. Close to the highway but it was very quiet.

Nature trail

Great location to enjoy nature

Leave no trace

Great picnic and camping site. And fishing with boat ramp.

Leave no trace

Let’s keep this lake and all other lakes and parks clean. Pick up after yourselves. Practice “leave no trace” leave the area Better than you found it, for the next person can enjoy.

Small, but nice campground.

Nice KOA campground. A little further than we wanted to be from Wichita, but not their fault. Clean, friendly employees. Would stay here again.

Nice place

Nice place to camp or spend the day. Just wish people would practice leave no trace, pick up after yourself.

Good fishing

It has a waterfall feature.

Under Development

Sites are still being made, not all sites have picnic tables or fire pits. NO SHADE! For a one night stop between destinations it’s okay.  $ is right.

Camping and reunion spot

It’s a nice quiet little park to camp at and have reunions right in the little town of Oxford with electric and water only. Nice bathroom/ shower house. Two pavilions, playground, freebie golf and basketball ball court.

Nice little lake

It’s a small lake but big enough to go fishing and do your boating fun on like skiing , tubing and etc. There is camping around the lake with RV hookups in spots around the lake. A few full hookups, water & electric hookups and many just electric spots.

You know you’ve been camping too much when....

….the camp host offers you dog food and asks if your homeless….haha

Bluestem Point Rocks & Rolls! My SOBF (significant other boyfriend) and I have camped here over six times. We didn’t even leave when they had the semi-floods and crazy lightning storms in May & June 2019 (and we only live 30 minutes away). The picnic tables are great because they are shaped like a sail and you can turn them to block the wind or sun. You can also put a tarp on top and block out the rain. The camp hosts (Bob and Jean) are so friendly and accommodating. They also keep the place spic and span.

Nice surroundings beside the reservoir

We stayed on a Sunday night in early Summer on our road trip west. The lake was high due to flooding so we were moved the week before from our original booking at Hobie Beach. Really pleased with the primitive campsite we were at. Fire pit and picnic table was well maintained. On Sunday night the restrooms & showers were in need of a clean.

Nature trails are great for the kids. 

Bait shop just outside the park entrance was well stocked including ice.

First to Review
Clean, friendly, secure, and quiet!

We stopped here overnight during our road trip across the country. It was a delightful surprise! The bathrooms are super clean, there is a very nice playground and fenced dog run.

Clean and quiet

Relaxing and clean swimming area. Bathroom was clean.

Nice little lake, lake rules not enforced

This lake is nice but small. The camping is OK, however, the city of Winfield never enforces quite hours or patrols the area. If you get unlucky enough to be near a party you will listen to it all night.

Clean

Friendly staff, extremely clean bathrooms and showers! Nice grassy spot for our tent!

Nice little park

Nice little place for reunion or a few campers. Water and electric only. Has nice bathrooms and showers. 2 pavilions. Not to big of a area.

It’s ok

They do have a few sites with electric, sewer and water but have to get there early to get those only bad thing too is not a lot of shade by those on the south side of the lake. A few electric and water only and the lots of electric spots around the lake in areas.

Not the best rv sites

This lake tends to get a little rowdy on the holidays/weekends. The rv sites are not in the best location in regards to the water, so we prefer to camp non electrical here

Love the Sandy Beaches!

Sandy beaches at most of the tent campsites are our favorite things about this lake! Also, super affordable camping.

Fortunate to have this close to home

My family travels to alot of lakes every year. This lake has everything we look for. Grills d firepits at EVERY site. Good fishing, 2 swim large swim beaches, plenty of out buildings and play areas. Each year we travel to a new lake or two on vacation and just havent found one like ours closr to home.

Best place close to Wichita

Best place close to west Wichita. Several areas to choose From. Most with large camping spots. All with fire rings. Water and electric available with several dump stations.

Sad

Spots make no sense. Not someplace to bring a large camper. Bathrooms nasty with very rude campers. Go 15 min west to Cheney

My Hometown Lake

Inexpensive camping

Great!

Have stayed at this lake many times over the last 35 years, both in a tent and a camper. There are sites for everything. I've even seen people sleep in the bed of their pickup trucks. Full service, no service, whatever you need. Bath houses are cared for daily.

Shady lakeside camping

plenty of campsites of all kinds. Tent sites,electric only,water and electric and full hookups. Boat launches close to most sites. No marina on the lake but just 5 miles to 2 towns with services. Lots of shade. Restrooms/ showers are clean.

Awesome time to hang out here

Great time to chill and hangout around the fire. Good facilities great time riding bikes

My favorite place to camp

Hang out at Afton. Chill spots everywhere. Good place to bring your bike and ride in the mornings. Campfire and hang out with the boys