Lake Scott State Park

Description

Lake Scott State Park occupies 1,020 acres in west Kansas. The site has great historical significance for it was the end-point in the exodus of Taos Indians who fled north from the encroaching Spaniards in the mid-17th century. It is also the site of the first white settlement in Kansas. The park offers more than 150 tent and trailer campsites, 55 of which have electrical hookups. There is also a dump station for RVs. For recreation the Lake Scott offers a swim beach (with bathhouse), playground, hiking trails, excellent fishing for catfish and other species, and historical information. Boat rental facilities are on-site offering canoes and paddleboats; motorized boats are permitted for fishing only. Make sure to visit the Steele home where a pioneer family lived, as well as the El Cuartelejo pueblo ruins. Pets: Leashed pets are permitted. Campsites: All Kansas state park campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Address

520 W Scott Lake Dr
Scott City, KS 67871

Lat/Long

38.68604000, -100.92459400
Visit Website
(316) 872-2061

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