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Council Grove Lake
945 Lake Road
Council Grove, KS 66846-9322
Phone: (620) 767-5195
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See the Council Grove Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: 1 mile north of the intersection of highways US 56 and KS 177. One mile north of Council Grove , KS; 67 miles southwest of Topeka, KS; 100 miles northeast of Wichita, KS; 37 miles south of Manhattan, KS; and 35 miles northeast of Emporia, KS.

Lake History

Factoid: The lake was named for the nearby town of Council Grove, the birthplace of the Santa Fe Trail and a National Historic District. The lake is in the heart of the Flint Hills, one of the last vestiges of Tallgrass Prairie, and is located 20 miles north of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve and 30 miles south of the Konza Prairie Preserve.

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Recreation areas 1 - 11 of 11 at Council Grove Lake

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 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Canning Creek  Link ro reservation at rec.gov E N G D   X X     GS X   H
Councel Grove Marina E       X          
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Custer Park N     X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Kanza View N           GS      
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Kit Carson Cove E N   X X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Marina Cove E N     X   C        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Neosho Park E     X           I
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Outlet Channel                   R
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Overlook                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Richey Cove  Link ro reservation at rec.gov E G D   X X       X BE H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Santa Fe Trail  Link ro reservation at rec.gov E N G D   X X       X    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
Camping
EElectric Campsites
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TPull Through Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
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PSwimming Pool
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ROff Road Vehicle Trails
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WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails


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