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Places to Camp near Elk City, KS

Join the fun near Elk City. With tons of outdoor activities and scenic camping, this is an excellent vacation spot for all kinds of travelers. Discover secluded campsites where you can reconnect with nature. Or maybe you like to bring your family and friends along. Either way, there are Elk City campgrounds just for you. Ready to plan your adventure? Check out our campgrounds near Elk City and user-submitted reviews.

Best Camping Sites Near Elk City, KS (76)

    Camper-submitted photo from Timber Road Campground — Elk City State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Timber Road Campground — Elk City State Park
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    Osage Hills State Park Campground

    23 Reviews
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    111 Saves
    Pawhuska, Oklahoma
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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      Camper-submitted photo from Big Hill Lake Mound Valley Recreation Area
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      Big Hill Lake Mound Valley Recreation Area

      7 Reviews
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      12 Saves
      Cherryvale, Kansas

      Overview

      Mound Valley is located on the crystal clear Big Hill Lake in southeast Kansas. The lake boasts three campgrounds, three equestrian trails and four day-use areas for the public to enjoy. Camping, picnicking, horseback riding, hiking, swimming, fishing and other outdoor activities abound.

      Recreation

      Campers can venture onto several hiking and equestrian trails including Big Hill Lake Horse Trail, a 17-mile trail with a variety of terrain for all ages to explore. The trail winds along a scenic hardwood ridge that offers gorgeous views all along the way. Big Hill Lake is known as a trophy lake for fishing. Principal species of sport fish include largemouth bass, crappie, channel and flathead catfish, bluegill, walleye and smallmouth bass. The lake is also popular for fishing tournaments. Almost all of the land around the lake is open to public hunting, except for parks and areas around the dam and control structures. Principal species hunted are whitetail deer, turkey and squirrel. Families with kids will enjoy visiting the sand-covered beach nearby for cooling off from the summer heat and enjoying a picnic.

      Facilities

      This facility has 85 campsites, including three group sites, one of which has a picnic shelter as well. Most campsites are on the waterfront; others are just a short walk away. Other amenities include a boat ramp and boat trailer parking, restrooms, showers and a swim beach.

      Natural Features

      The park is nestled in the rolling, wooded countryside that is referred to as the Little Ozarks. With thick oak-hickory forests surrounded by prairie and farmland, the lake shore supplies a variety of habitats for birds and mammals.

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      This location has limited staffing. Please call (620) 336-2741 for general information.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • RVs
      • Tents
      • Group

      $22 / night

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      Card Creek

      2 Reviews
      1 Photo
      6 Saves
      Elk City, Kansas

      This recreation area is part of Elk City Lake

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access

      $16 / night

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      Outlet Channel

      2 Reviews
      9 Photos
      9 Saves
      Independence, Kansas
      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • ADA Access
      • RVs

      $18 / night

      Camper-submitted photo from Prairie Meadow Campground — Elk City State Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Prairie Meadow Campground — Elk City State Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Prairie Meadow Campground — Elk City State Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Prairie Meadow Campground — Elk City State Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Prairie Meadow Campground — Elk City State Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Prairie Meadow Campground — Elk City State Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Whitehall Bay
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      Camper-submitted photo from Whitehall Bay

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      Whitehall Bay

      6 Reviews
      8 Photos
      7 Saves
      Fall River, Kansas

      Overview

      Whitehall Bay Campground is located on the shores of Fall River Lake in Greenwood County, Kansas. Opportunities for outdoor family fun and recreation include swimming, boating, water skiing, camping, picnicking and sightseeing.

      Recreation

      For birdwatchers and nature lovers, there is an 8,000 acre Fall River wildlife area, where prairie chickens, waterfowl, rabbits, wild turkeys, white tail deer, doves and quail are commonly seen. Over 400 species of birds are protected in this area. Hiking and biking opportunities near Fredonia Bay include the 1.5-mile Casner Creek Trail, which meanders through the forest, opening onto a breathtaking display of wildflowers during spring and summer months, or the 1-mile Turkey Run Trail, which leads visitors through a wooded ravine, over a stream and into a tall grass prairie with an impressive view of the lake.

      Facilities

      This campground contains four group sites with electric hookups, and 20 family sites with electric. Additional amenities include flush toilets, drinking water, showers, a playground, beach, boat ramp and a dump station.

      Natural Features

      Rolling prairies and tree-dotted valleys sheltered by limestone-capped ridges surround Fall Lake, which stretches up the picturesque Fall River for 15 miles. This scenic area has a wealth of native wildlife and vegetation.

      Nearby Attractions

      Fall River State Park is nearby, offering great hiking, fishing and birding along the river. Canoeing is also a popular activity in the park.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • RVs
      • Tents

      $50 / night

      Camper-submitted photo from Casner Creek — Fall River State Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Casner Creek — Fall River State Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Casner Creek — Fall River State Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Casner Creek — Fall River State Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Casner Creek — Fall River State Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Casner Creek — Fall River State Park
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