Description

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 Area of Wilson State Park is right beside Boat Ramp Cove, with convenient access to the cool blue waters of Wilson Lake. Sounds good, right? You might also be glad to know that the spots are shady, there’s plenty of picnicking space, and the views are magnificent!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
11 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Wind sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Side Oats Campground.

Beach
Lake
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Andrea D.
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September 28th, 2020

Side Oats is right next to Wheat Grass but without all the RVs! Just camped in September 2020- this spot was on a little peninsula so we could set up tent with water almost all around, park our car near the picnic table and have a lovely evening! The bathroom was a good 5 or so minute walk, but that 4AM trip gets you up to watch the starry sky that is nothing short of incredible. This spot at Side Oats is not reservable, we drove up, found a place, and they had envelopes to pay (or we paid the next day- $13).

Hipcamper Andrea D.
recommends this listing.
September 28th, 2020
Park
Wilson State Park KS
State
Kansas
Country
United States
Phone Number
785-658-2465
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
38.923° N, 98.511° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 11 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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