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Perry State Park

7 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Overview

Perry Park is a recreational day use area, situated near the dam on the south end of Perry Lake in the lush Kansas forest.

Natural Features:

Perry Lake Dam was completed in 1966 to help with flood control for the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. Today, the lake boasts 160 miles…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups

Reviews

7 Reviews of Perry State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 2
Brandon B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2021

OK Campsite... new bar across the lake kills a good weekend

We camped in the Hobie Cove campground and the site itself was OK. Not a lot of choices for sites that are flat or offer a lot of shade. We did have a good time though exploring the area. 

This is our second time camping here and the new bar/restaurant across the lake kills an overall good…

SiteHobie Cove 7
Month of VisitOctober
W
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2021

Good until it’s crowded

Utility camping is a little close together for my liking. Still decent overall.

Site48
Month of VisitOctober
Caitlin  R.
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2021

Lake view Loop is where to be!

We had a wonderful stay! Wonderful pull through spots, great views, and closer to the boat ramp!

SiteLakeview Loop
Month of VisitJuly

Location

Perry State Park is located in Kansas

Directions

From the North Take US-75 S toward Topeka. Merge onto US-24 E (right) toward Lawrence for about 14 miles. Merge North (left) onto HWY KS-237 and take this road for 4 miles. The State Park Office will be on the left side of the road. From the South Take I-335 N toward Topeka (portions toll). I-335 N becomes I-470 E (portions toll). Merge onto HWY KS-4 E via Exit 182 and follow for about 5 miles. Merge onto US-24 E toward Kansas City/Lawrence for about 8 miles. Turn North (left) onto HWY KS-237 and take this road for 4 miles. The State Park Office will be on the left side of the road.

Address

5441 West Lake Rd
Ozawkie, KS 66070

Coordinates

39.14400045 N
95.48500036 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Perry Park is a recreational day use area, situated near the dam on the south end of Perry Lake in the lush Kansas forest.

Natural Features:

Perry Lake Dam was completed in 1966 to help with flood control for the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. Today, the lake boasts 160 miles of shoreline and 11,150 surface acres of water, creating countless recreational activities for visitors, and earning it the nickname "paradise on the plains."

The park is surrounded by the lake and a beach on one side and a dense canopy of forest on the other, making it ideal for those wishing to enjoy the best of both environments.

Recreation:

Perry lake has a reputation for being one of the best sailing lakes in the region; however, boaters of all types will enjoy the many opportunities offered here, whether its sailing, power boating or canoeing.

Perry Lake offers excellent fishing: White crappie, flathead catfish, walleye, white bass, channel catfish and sauger are in abundance throughout the lake.

In addition to the vast lake, the area has approximately 21,600 acres of public land dedicated to wildlife management: turkey, deer, quail, pheasant, rabbit, squirrel, duck and geese are all found on these federal lands.

Facilities:

Perry Park is located next to a marina and the dam information center, and features a swimming beach, boat ramp and reservable picnic shelter, making it ideal for a large party or family function.

Nearby Attractions:

Several popular trails, including the 29-mile Perry Hiking Trail, are located nearby, along with a public marina.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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