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Dream Acres at Forest Park

1 site · Lodging44 acres · Topeka, KS
A hidden gem in Topeka, KS. Roughly 44 acres and 41 buildings and cabins for your stay. We have a creek that runs through the property and you can bring your kayak or fishing poles. We also have roughly 3 miles of wooded trails for you to explore. There is a playground for the kids to play on, a basketball court, and a sand volleyball pit. This is very camp at the lake style. Cabins do not have restrooms built in, but we have shower houses on site for you to use. They do have electricity, heat, and air conditioning. We have grills on site for cooking as well as a bon fire pit to enjoy smore's. Dream Acres at Forest Park is 4 miles away from Lake Shawnee. The World-Famous Topeka Zoo is 5 miles from the park. Lots of historical sights and museums close by also.
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Geist Family Farms

1 site · RV, Tent25 acres · Topeka, KS
Geist Family Farms is a beautiful, peaceful 25 acres just north of Topeka, Kansas. The property features a well-stocked pond, wooded area with a creek, firepit, large fishing dock, and sandy swimming beach. Enjoy fishing, swimming, kayaking, camping, campfires, walking trails and exploring this peaceful property. There is only one campsite on property offering a private, safe and fun experience exclusively for you and your group. Geist Family Farms is 15 minutes from downtown Topeka, 10 mins from grocery store, and only 5 mins from gas, restaurants and conveniences. Owners live on-site, and are available when needed. Pets are allowed. Please make sure you pick up after them.
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Timber Creek Farm

4 sites · Tents20 acres · Oskaloosa, KS
Our property is secluded from the road with thick timber. The creek wraps around our entire property making it perfect and accessable for the multiple waterfalls and pools to cool off in. Perfect for family time! Beautiful glimpses of local wildlife like deer, turkey, blue herrons and many other birds!Learn more about this land:It's a secluded Tent Camping site Tucked in Timber with access to our creek for kids (and adults! :) ) to play. Views of our prairie and local wildlife. Thickets of blackberry bushes for picking in season! (June through July!)
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The Light Center

10 sites · Lodging, Tents95 acres · Baldwin City, KS
The Light Center is a 95 acre natural sanctuary nestled in a wooded valley amidst the farm land of Kansas. We have a refinished barn with two private rooms and a community kitchen, a 30ft Pacific Yurt and lots of great places to camp. If you're just driving through or want an 'easy' camping experience with wifi, pitch your tent in the spacious yard around the barn. We also have lots of places to hike to and several wonderful remote camping spots. Choose from hiking out to camp near the large creek that winds through our land, gathering with friends in a meadow or tucking into a spot in the woods with a beautiful view of the Kansas plains. Out here, on a clear night, you can see all of the stars. We also are an organic sustainable farm, providing natural sacred spaces for hiking and camping. We welcome peaceful camping for people with reverence for the land and all beings. We have goats, free-range chickens, guinea hens, dogs and cats. For the safety of our livestock and other guests, we do require visitors to keep their dogs on a leash at all times. The Light Center is a retreat center serving as a beacon, lighting the way into a vibrant future. We are creating new paths into the future with open hearts. We offer events, celebrations and ceremonies about harmonizing with the earth and inspiring personal, local and global connections. We provide a safe space to nurture and inspire spiritual growth and empower youth.
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Lake Georgia-Sue

60 sites · RVs, Tents85 acres · Ottawa, KS
Lake Georgia-Sue is an 85 acre oasis of relaxation and fun. We are located in East Central Kansas, not far from Kansas City, Topeka, Lawrence, and Wichita. The lake itself is 8 acres, with a lot of fish, swimming, small craft boating, kayaking, and wind surfing. The property has numerous sites where you can private pasture your horses, work them in our private round pens, and trail ride them in the hundreds of miles of trails that intersect the property. These are VERY large and private campsites with no nosey or loud neighbors. Sites are for primitive tenting or full RV 30 amp and water hookups. Lakefront sites or forest sites are available. Showers, toilets, AC Clubhouse, playground, ponies, pet pigs, goats, and chickens. Pet friendly. Group camping for up to 25 people. Great for weddings, birthdays, etc We are just a short drive from four larger state lakes. An abundance of good restaurants are just ten minutes away, and sometimes we take a trail ride to eat Mexican or BBQ in the village close by.
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Forest Retreat & Spa

4 sites · RVs, Tents8 acres · Kansas City, KS
*NEW UPDATE construction work is complete - easier access to camping/RV site #1 with level clearings at site #2 & #3. one acre fenced dog run for four legged campers - can access with a 4 wheel drive or dispersed camping to relax under the stars with your your furry friend.* 8 acres of Foraging orchard with a meandering creek - close to city attractions Learn more about this land: Forest Retreat Located 10 min from downtown and 7.5 miles from Legends ( home of Sporting KC! ), this historic farmstead boasts 8 acres of foraging orchards, a meandering creek and a bevy of sweet hens. (Free eggs :) Multiple campsites available : Forest Garden - ( 2 campsites ) Autumn Olive grove - ( 4 campsites ) Stoney Creek - ( 1 campsite ) Meadow Pass - ( 3 campsites ) One acre fenced dog run (drive in) RV site with water and electrical hook up (RV and campers 18' and under please)
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Saddle Ridge Retreats

5 sites · Lodging87 acres · Lawrence, KS
Saddle Ridge Retreats is located at Saffer Barn in Lawrence, Kansas. We are situated on nearly 90 gorgeous acres. There's trails for horseback riding and hiking. A stocked pond for fishing! Stay in our luxurious 16ft dome tents or our silo cabin fully furnished to have all the comforts of a full bedroom. We even have functioning toilets, sinks, and showers with hot water! Complete with a portable A/C unit, making this a truly luxurious glamping experience. This is the perfect place to escape for the weekend or even a mid-week break considering we are less than 10 mins from Downtown Lawrence and 40mins from Kansas City.
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Scattercreek

4 sites · RVs, Tents80 acres · Mc Louth, KS
Learn more about this land:One of the only north running creeks in the state of Kansas. Plenty of woods and open fields. Lots of turkey and deer roam the property. Just around the corner is Jefferson Hill winery and bed and breakfast. This landscape holds many great camping spots through its holds.
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Roots, Fruits & Greens Farm

6 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Easton, KS
The farm is in its tenth growing season, selling eggs and vegetables for home delivery and to some of Kansas City's best restaurants. We are so excited to share the beauty of the property with you! Learn more about this land: You will be staying on a working farm. The property is 20 acres with a 2 acre pond, 1 acre of vegetables, two dozen goats, three (large but gentle) guardian dogs, and a flock of chickens, guinea fowl (and sometimes turkeys or quail). The camp sites are scattered around the property, with several secluded from the main field/barn/campfire. Enjoy a day of fishing or strolling the property and finish off a relaxing day by watching the sunset by the fire.
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Beacon Farm Ministries

4 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Saint Joseph, MO
Pitch a tent or park a camper or small RV on our nonprofit farm. We have 5 acres of pasture/garden and 15 acres of woods in the River Bluffs of NW Missouri. Find a place in a meadow to star gaze and watch the moon, or hike into the woods for a secluded camping experience. Beautiful rolling hills, wildlife, wild flowers, peace and quiet are just a few of the perks in this rare location next to the Bluffwoods Conservation Area. Be prepared to get your hands dirty with this listing. All campers have the opportunity to volunteer one hour per day while staying at Beacon Farm. We are a nonprofit Christian ministry planting God's love one seed at a time. Donating organic produce to those in need here in Saint Joseph. Your hour of volunteer time each day could consist of harvesting veggies, weeding, stacking wood, milking goats, or any number of other things, depending on the time of year you are here. We look forward to meeting you and hearing where your travels have taken you. Located near here: Bluffwoods Conservation Land -- runs along our property Grocery Store, Gas station, and Cafe 10min back towards town (about 5 miles) Lewis and Clark Sate Park about 20 min from us Weston Bend Sate Park about 40 min from us Wallace state Park an hour from us Watkins Woolen Mill State Park 70min from us Big Lake State Park an hour away
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Perdue Homestead Farm

3 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Edgerton, MO
Nestled in historic Platte County, Missouri, our property provides an rural agritourism experience off-grid out in the natural environment.   We are 20 minutes from historic Weston, MO, 30 minutes from historic St. Joseph, and 30 minutes from downtown Kansas City.   
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Saddle Ridge Retreats Lawrence

3 sites · Lodging87 acres · Lawrence, KS
Saddle Ridge Retreats is located at Saffer Barn in Lawrence, Kansas. We are situated on nearly 90 gorgeous acres. There's an endless amount of manicured trails for horseback riding and hiking. A stocked pond for fishing! Stay in our luxurious 16ft dome tents or our silo cabin, all fully furnished to have all the comforts of a full bedroom. We even have functioning toilets, sinks, and showers with hot water! Complete with portable A/C units, making this a truly luxurious glamping experience. This is the perfect place to escape for the weekend or even a mid-week break considering we are less than 10 mins from Downtown Lawrence and 40mins from Kansas City.
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The best camping near Perry State Park guide

Overview

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The rolling hills and forests at Perry State Park are a showstopper for any outdoor lover. Explore the 16 miles of trails by horse (a real treat here), bike, or just walk yourself out to scenic vistas and woodlands full of wildlife. Quail hunting is top notch, and those wanting to explore the shores can hop in a boat for a day of water skiing, stellar fishing, or swimming. Picnic shelters, cabins, and campsites make the park a must for a long holiday weekend, or those looking to camp with their whole crew.

Notable campgrounds

  • Eagle Landing Campground - Offers electric hookups amid a serene setting, perfect for a tranquil retreat.
  • Cougar Pass Campground - Equipped with both electricity and water, this campground is ideal for comfort in the wilderness.
  • Lake View Campground - Provides electric and water hookups with stunning views of the Perry Reservoir.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early, especially for prime season dates from April 1st to October 31st, to secure your preferred spot.
  • Utilize the CampIt KS Mobile App for convenient reservation management on the go.
  • Check for cancellations regularly as plans change and spots may open up.
  • Explore nearby camping options if your desired campground is fully booked.

When to go

The best time to visit Perry State Park is during the spring and fall when the weather is mild and the natural scenery is at its most vibrant. Summer offers full access to all park amenities but can be quite warm. Winters are quiet and less crowded, but some facilities may be closed.

Know before you go

  • Vehicle permits are required for each motorized vehicle entering the park.
  • Be mindful of hunting seasons and wear bright clothing if venturing onto trails during these times.
  • Practice social distancing and maintain good hygiene, especially in common areas.
  • Check the park's Facebook page for the most current information and updates.
  • Remember that boat registrations are available from Monday to Friday, 8am to 3:30pm only.

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