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The 20 best camping spots in Kansas.

Rolling wheat fields may dominate the landscape these days, but camping in the same wild Kansas that the pioneers would recognize is still possible.

Sylvan Park

1. Sylvan Park

Get on over to Sylvan Park Campground and get yourself on a boat! Located just below the dam at Wilson Lake, you can choose from sites that...

Lucas Park Campground

2. Lucas Park Campground

Located at the north end of Wilson Lake, Lucas Park Campground is a delight for anglers. Beyond that though, there are several nearby trails to...

The sweeping Great Plains of Kansas are the perfect place to set up camp and be transported to the life of a pioneer on the Oregon Trail. Kansas is the home of 26 state parks and 10 national parks, a few of which are preserved natural areas. Tallgrass Prairie National Reserve is a shining example of the rich natural and cultural history of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem. While Read more...
The sweeping Great Plains of Kansas are the perfect place to set up camp and be transported to the life of a pioneer on the Oregon Trail. Kansas is the home of 26 state parks and 10 national parks, a few of which are preserved natural areas. Tallgrass Prairie National Reserve is a shining example of the rich natural and cultural history of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem. While there is no camping in the reserve, there are multiple campsites nearby. If you’re an urban-dweller and looking for camping near Kansas City, there are at least 10 campgrounds within an hour’s drive of the city. For a change of scenery, head to the lush forests of northeast Kansas, where you'll find Perry Lake. Serious mountain bikers head to the Perry Lake Bike Trail, where there are 24 miles of trails. Camping is available at several spots surrounding the lake. Whether you choose the traditional tent or opt for the amenity of a heated cabin, Kansas provides campers with an authentic outdoor experience.
Goldenrod Campground

3. Goldenrod Campground

Goldenrod Campground offers up reservable sites, water and electric hookups, and easy access to the boat ramp, bait shop, a nice shower, and a...

Sunflower Campground

4. Sunflower Campground

Sunflower Campground is on the northeast side of Wilson Lake, in the smaller and less crowded Otoe Area. From here, you can walk right on over to...

The rocks at Rock City are huge sandstone concretions.There is no other place in the world where there are so many rocks of such giant size.
Sagewort Campground

5. Sagewort Campground

On a quiet little inlet of Wilson Reservoir, you’ll come to know Sagewort Campground as a primitive spot, just sweet and peachy for tent camping...

Coneflower Campground

6. Coneflower Campground

In terms of camping in the Otoe Area of Wilson State Park, Coneflower Campground is a sweet and primitive choice. Boating and swimming are the...

Kansas really is flatter than a pancake. Scientists proved it when they compared the topography of Kansas to that of a pancake from IHOP.
Big Bluestem Campground

7. Big Bluestem Campground

If Wilson State Park is the outdoorsy haven of Kansas, then Big Bluestern Campground is the rest-stop haven for adventurers needing a shower, a...

Buffalo Grass Campground

8. Buffalo Grass Campground

Buffalograss Campground is a cool spot for scenic picnicking and primitive camping. The Hell Creek Area offers boating, hiking, fishing, mountain...

In Kansas, farmland covers more than 88 percent of the total land.
Side Oats Campground

10. Side Oats Campground

For boaters in need of a big boat ramp, and a big space to go with it, Side Oats Campground will hook you up with both. This spot in the Hell Creek...

The three largest herds of buffalo in Kansas are located at the Maxwell Game Preserve, the Big Basin, and the Buffalo Game Preserve.
Lovegrass Campground

11. Lovegrass Campground

Wilson State Park has a boatload of camping spots that will satisfy anyone’s craving for getting outside, splashin’ in the water, and sleeping...

Foxtail Campground

12. Foxtail Campground

On the northernmost part of the Hell Creek Area, along the Wilson Reservoir, you’ll find Foxtail Campground. If you want to camp by cabin, picnic...

Little Bluestem Campground

13. Little Bluestem Campground

Little Bluestern Campground can be found in a sweet spot, spread out over new-and-improved campsites, under shady picnic shelters, right next to...

Indian Grass Campground

14. Indian Grass Campground

Primitive camping and scenic picnicking, a. k. a. the cool features of Indiangrass Campground in Wilson State Park. Combine the two and have a...

Wheatgrass Campground

16. Wheatgrass Campground

The Wheatgrass Campground is a healthy little pocket of spacious campsites right on the shores of Wilson Lake. Depending on who you ask, this just...

Dropseed Campground

17. Dropseed Campground

Dropseed Campground is a neat spot for boaters, explorers, and mountain bikers. Located amongst the Hell Creek Area wilderness, right on the shores...

Grama Campground

18. Grama Campground

Wilson Reservoir is overflowing with clean, private, quiet campsites, and Grama Campground is takin’ it to the top. There’s new and improved...

Switchgrass Campground

19. Switchgrass Campground

Pedal hard, mountain bikers. The 28-mile Switchgrass Bike Trail will get your heart pumpin’ and your legs achin’! What better spot to camp...