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

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Blackthorn Retreat
11 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents101 acres · KansasThe most unique feature of this property is that it was unaltered for the last 50 years. Purchased in 2015 by us  for use in outdoor skills instruction as Blackthorn-USA. In 2018 we developed Blackthorn Retreat as a private campground. Densely wooded and home to many animals this property is unlike any other place in the area.It was, and is, our intention to create campsites and usable space without the use of heavy equipment to maintain the natural setting and diverse wildlife habitat. While we are now altering the property, we are working with our land as opposed to forcing it to our will.Come see us. Adventure awaits!
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Enchanted Oaks
8 units · Motorhomes, Tents7 acres · Basehor, KansasJust a beautiful place to listen to the birds, see occasional deer, ride your bike through easy...
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Gail F.’s Land
3 units · Motorhomes, Tents160 acres · Severy, Kansas
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Basecamp Flint Hills
19 units · Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · KansasLocated on the Flint Hills Nature Trail in Allen Kansas, Basecamp Flint Hills offers camping at...
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The Lodge
20 units · Glamping, Tents101 acres · Kismet, KansasThis property has been in the Wettstein Family for many years. I grew up on this property and have lived on it for 64 years.  My father (Wendell Wettstein) built the barn in 1948 to hold livestock in and also to have a dairy.  Linda and I have raised all our children on this place and now bring our grandchildren out to visit. We are a crop producing farm and run a pheasant hunting lodge during the hunting season.  This would be a place where you can come out to just relax for as long as you want to.
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Fun Family Farm - Structures
21 units · Glamping, Tents120 acres · Robinson, KansasFun Family Farm (FFF) near Robinson, KS is an organic farm where our hobby is creating fun! This...
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Dry Creek Post
4 units · Glamping13 acres · Cedar Point, KansasWhile cruising the winding backroads of the Flint Hills to the property, you will immediately...
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Saddle Ridge Retreats
2 units · Glamping87 acres · Lawrence, KansasSaddle Ridge Retreats is located at Saffer Barn in Lawrence, Kansas. We are situated on nearly 90...
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Osage Landing at Pomona Lake
1 unit · Tent12 acres · Lyndon, KansasAs our family has grown we keep adding property to our background. This is the best of our land....
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Equine Estates Rustic Ranch
9 units · Motorhomes, Tents85 acres · Junction City, KansasOnce an old property of the railroad, then old dairy farm, now the property of a retired Army combat veteran: Equine Estates Rustic Ranch hosts the beauty of the flint hills, seclusion of the great outdoors, and yet the location to all the amenities of the city just minutes away. Located just minutes from interstate 70, our home is easily accessible for the travelers both near and far.   
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The Light Center
8 units · Glamping, Tents95 acres · Baldwin City, KansasThe Light Center is a 95 acre natural sanctuary nestled in a wooded valley amidst the farm land...
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C2T Ranch on the Saline River
16 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents2160 acres · Plainville, KansasYou won't believe you are still in Kansas! C2T Ranch is a working regenerative cattle ranch, with over 4 miles of Saline River running through it.  Amazing 150' tall limestone cliffs rise above river and several spring fed creeks feed into the river. There is hiking galore in the canyons or on the cliffs, fishing in the rivers, or bird watching on the native prairie above the cliffs. Fossil hunters can find a variety of fossilized shells, as well as native septarian and calcite for the rockhounds.  Our picturesque, secluded campground has primitive and powered campsites, plus several glamping tent, all dispersed along an amazing horseshoe bend of the Saline River, each with direct river access. We're only a 20 minute drive north of Hays, Kansas and I-70, come visit us today!
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Kansas may be a farming state, but where else can you find a piece of the Great Plains that hearkens back to the Pioneer era? Beyond the wheat fields, you find cool reservoirs, pocket forests, and preserved prairies—many just a short drive from Kansas City.

Whether you're itching for hiking, horseback riding, or kayaking, Kansas' 28 state parks are a great starting point for any trip. Most parks offer cabins as well as tent and RV camping spots, but private RV parks with full hookups are always available nearby. Luckily, this slow-paced heartland state is wildly underrated, meaning you never have to worry about crowds.

Eastern Kansas charms travelers with its rolling terrain, sprawling reservoirs, and urban hubs. Clinton Lake, an hour's drive from Kansas City, is a fishing and boating hot spot with one of the state's largest marinas.

The Flint Hills, a rolling prairie ridge stretching from northeast to southeast Kansas, are a sight to behold. In this region, you find Tuttle Creek, a park perched on the state's second largest reservoir where kayaking is always in style. El Dorado State Park is another favorite camping spot in the Flint Hills, featuring 98 miles of shoreline on El Dorado Lake.

Western Kansas is mostly farmland, so camping here is harder to find. One hidden gem worth visiting in Lake Scott State Park. Settlers' cabins and a Native American battleground stand amid rocky bluffs, lush natural springs, and lakeside campgrounds. In the southwestern corner lies Cimarron National Grassland, hosting more than 100,000 acres of prairies and sunflower fields.

Like other Midwestern states, Kansas is known for its extreme temperatures. Most travelers avoid Kansas during the harsh winter months, but June through early September has camping weather. Just keep in mind summer is also the tornado season—bring a radio, and camp responsibly.

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