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Top Pet-Friendly Camping near Michael J Kirwan Lake

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Best Pet-Friendly Camping Sites Near Michael J Kirwan Lake, KS (55)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Cottonwood Point

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    Cottonwood Point

    5 Reviews
    48 Photos
    29 Saves
    Marion, Kansas

    Overview

    Cottonwood Point is a spacious and shady campground located on the shores of Marion Reservoir. This Kansas getaway draws in thousands of visitors annually to enjoy the pristine lake shoreline and surrounding canopy of forest.

    Recreation

    Popular activities include camping, boating, fishing and hunting. Numerous hiking and biking trails snake through the forest around the lake, and the The Willow Walk Nature Trail is especially popular for wildlife enthusiasts. Campers are likely to spot white-tailed deer, pelicans, raccoons and various other waterfowl. Anglers will find an abundance of channel catfish, walleye, white bass and wipers, and a boat ramp is provided at the campground for convenient access to the lake.

    Facilities

    The campground offers 164 individual sites, along with two group camping areas and two group day use picnic shelters. Campsites offer plenty of shade and include picnic areas with grills and tables. Electrical pedestals are either 50 or 30 amp. Every 50 amp pedestal has 50/30/20 outlets available. All 30 amp pedestals have 30/20 outlets available. The 20 amp outlets are typical residential 110 Volt wall outlets. Additionally you will find two boat ramps between sites 62 and 67.

    Natural Features

    Completed in 1968, Marion Reservoir encompasses 6,200 acres of water surrounded by 6,000 acres of public lands. The surrounding expanse of forest provides visitors with endless recreational activities, set against the backdrop of the sparkling lake.

    Nearby Attractions

    The nearby communities of Hillsboro and Marion offer additional tourist attractions. Both cities have a nationally recognized Art and Crafts show, as well as a variety of restaurants and shops.

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

    $10 - $21 / night

  2. Camper-submitted photo from Chase State Fishing Lake

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    Chase State Fishing Lake

    12 Reviews
    48 Photos
    144 Saves
    Cottonwood Falls, Kansas

    The lake has a steep to shallow rocky shoreline and shallow mudflats on the upper end. Water clarity is usually very good. Eight fishing piers and many rock and brush fish attractors enhance angling opportunities at the lake. Fair to excellent populations of channel catfish, black bass, saugeye, crappie, white bass, and bluegill are found in the lake. Adjacent uplands primarily consist of native grass prairie. A diversity of wildflowers exists on the property and can provide outstanding viewing opportunities. Several small woody draws also exist on the property, primarily below the dam. Hunting is allowed but game populations are limited. The area does provide opportunities to hunt species such as quail, rabbit, white-tailed deer, turkey, squirrels, waterfowl, and prairie chicken. Camping is allowed (first come, first served) in designated areas along the north shore of the lake.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
  3. Camper-submitted photo from Harvey County East Park

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    Harvey County East Park

    7 Reviews
    26 Photos
    16 Saves
    Walton, Kansas
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  4. Camper-submitted photo from Hillsboro Cove

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    Hillsboro Cove

    3 Reviews
    37 Photos
    8 Saves
    Marion, Kansas

    Overview

    Hillsboro Cove is a quiet little campground conveniently located off Highway 56 between the towns of Marion and Hillsboro. It's known for water front camping sites and a readily accessible boat ramp for fishermen.

    Recreation

    Popular activities include camping, boating, fishing and hunting. Anglers will find an abundance of Channel Catfish, Walleye, White Bass, Wipers, White Crappie and a boat ramp is provided at the campground for convenient access to the lake.

    Facilities

    The campground offers 51 individual sites and one group camping area with a large shelter. The group camping area holds up to 80 people. The individual sites have tables, grills, sun shelters, electric hookups, and a boat ramp.

    Natural Features

    Completed in 1968, Marion Reservoir encompasses 6,200 acres of water surrounded by 6,000 acres of public lands. The surrounding expanse of forest provides visitors with endless recreational activities, set against the backdrop of the sparkling lake.

    Nearby Attractions

    The nearby communities of Hillsboro and Marion offer additional tourist attractions. Both cities have a nationally recognized Art and Crafts show, as well as a variety of restaurants and shops.

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

    $70 - $80 / night

  5. Camper-submitted photo from Marion Cove

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    Marion Cove

    3 Reviews
    16 Photos
    4 Saves
    Marion, Kansas

    Overview

    Marion Cove Campground is located just north of the Marion Reservoir Dam right past the Project Office. It___s a primitive tent camping campground w/o electrical hookups.

    Recreation

    Popular activities include camping, boating, and fishing Anglers will find an abundance of channel catfish, walleye, white bass and wipers, and a boat ramp is provided at the campground for convenient access to the lake.

    Facilities

    Marion Cove Campground offers 17 non electric camping sites to our visitors. sites 1-6 all have a picnic shelter along with picnic tables and fire ring. while sites 7-17 offer only a firepit. Marion cove also has a two lane boat launch near by with a community water hydrant located just off of site one.

    Natural Features

    Completed in 1968, Marion Reservoir encompasses 6,200 acres of water surrounded by 6,000 acres of public lands. The surrounding expanse of forest provides visitors with endless recreational activities, set against the backdrop of the sparkling lake.

    Nearby Attractions

    The nearby communities of Hillsboro and Marion offer additional tourist attractions. Both cities have a nationally recognized Art and Crafts show, as well as a variety of restaurants and shops.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $10 / night

  6. Camper-submitted photo from Salina KOA Holiday

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    Salina KOA Holiday

    26 Reviews
    56 Photos
    65 Saves
    Salina, Kansas

    This KOA is midway between St. Louis, Denver, the Black Hills, and Texas. You'll have easy access to I-70 as well as I-135 to Wichita. Located in a shady meadow northwest of Salina, you can relax in a lawn chair while fishing in the private pond. Swim in the pool, play horseshoes, enjoy the Jump pad, watch the kids go for a train ride, or rent a bike. All sites are pull-thru with free Wi-Fi and cable available on most. At Salina, spend more than one day seeing the area's historic sites. Visit Abilene (about 25 miles E), known as the boyhood home of President Dwight Eisenhower. Check out the museum chronicling Ike's achievements at the Eisenhower Center. Visit Lindsborg, Kansas' Little Sweden (S of the campground). Stop at Rolling Hills Zoo (6 miles W on I-70). In summer (Sat. and Sun.), enjoy the all-you-can-eat pancake breakfasts. "Delicious Hunt Brothers Pizza and Wings can be delivered to your site (hours vary; ask in the office)." Pool: Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend. Max pull thru 80 feet. Your hosts: Daryle & Terri Schwerdt.

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

    $46 - $65 / night

  7. Camper-submitted photo from McPherson State Fishing Lake

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    McPherson State Fishing Lake

    5 Reviews
    17 Photos
    7 Saves
    McPherson, Kansas

    McPherson State Fishing Lake is located 6 miles north and 2 miles west of Canton. The lake is set in a very scenic location in the southeastern tip of the Smoky Hills on the upper end of the Gypsum creek drainage and has a nice wooded campground on the west shore. It is impounded by an earthen dam and managed in conjunction with the adjoining Maxwell Wildlife Refuge. Fishing piers, fish feeders, boat ramp, courtesy dock, vault toilets, and camping and picnic facilities are provided for fishermen, primarily along the western shoreline. Boating is allowed for fishing purposes only. The lake is known for channel catfish and largemouth bass. Additional species include black crappie, bluegill, black bullhead, and several native sunfishes.

    No camping is allowed on the fishing piers. Primitive camping is permitted, but please take your trash with you.

    Pit toilets, fire rings/grills, and picnic tables are available for use by picnickers, campers, and fishermen who wish to stay overnight.

    A nature trail is open year-round on the southwestern corner of the lake. Brochures for the trail are available at the trail head. Only pedestrians are allowed on the trail; no horses, mountain bikes, etc. are allowed

    • Pets
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
  8. Camper-submitted photo from French Creek Cove

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    French Creek Cove

    1 Review
    10 Photos
    4 Saves
    Marion, Kansas

    Overview

    French Creek Cove Campground offers a secluded quiet campground that is located on the Southwest side of Marion Reservoir.__

    Recreation

    Popular activities include camping, boating, fishing and hunting.__ Anglers will find an abundance of channel catfish, walleye, white bass and wipers, and a boat ramp is provided at the campground for convenient access to the lake.

    Facilities

    This campground has 20 campsites with electric, 18 camping sites include a canopy shelter (Sites 13-14 do not include canopy shelters), with 6 community water hydrants, all sites include fire rings and a grill, a boat ramp with a loading dock is located on the northwest portion of the campground, a playground, and two vault restrooms.__

    Natural Features

    Completed in 1968, Marion Reservoir encompasses 6,200 acres of water surrounded by 6,000 acres of public lands. The surrounding expanse of forest provides visitors with endless recreational activities, set against the backdrop of the sparkling lake.

    Nearby Attractions

    The nearby communities of Hillsboro and Marion offer additional tourist attractions. Both cities have a nationally recognized Art and Crafts show, as well as a variety of restaurants and shops.

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

    $12 / night

  9. Camper-submitted photo from Marion County Lake Campground
  10. Camper-submitted photo from Boulder Bluff Area — El Dorado State Park

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