Event Calendar


07/06/2019

Webster Lake Poker Run

Location: Webster State Park

Type: Lake/Land Poker Run

Date: Saturday, July 06, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Sponsored by Friends of Webster State Park.

Simultaneous Lake and Highway Poker Run, Open to all Land and Water craft.  Must be 18 of age to participate.

Park permits required for all vehicles.

Registration is $20 per person.

Registration starts at noon at the Townsite Shelter at the Beach. First bike/car out at 12:30 pm. First boat out at 2 pm.

Last bike/car/boat in at 5:30 pm at Townsite Shelter.

Free will donation meal at 6 pm.


Lovewell Lake Association Fireworks Display

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Fireworks Display

Date: Saturday, July 06, 2019

Contact: Thane Loring, Park Manager

Phone No: 785-753-4971

Time: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Independence Day Fireworks Display will be presented from the Walleye Point area of Lovewell State Park, beginning at dusk on Saturday, June 30th. State Park Vehicle Permit is required.  Event is tentative, pending private fundraising for fireworks purchase.


Fireworks Display

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Fireworks display

Date: Saturday, July 06, 2019

Time: 9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Sponsored by Waconda Lake Fireworks.  The display will be shot from the Osage area


Fireworks - Webster State Park

Location: Webster State Park

Type: Fireworks

Date: Saturday, July 06, 2019

Time: 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Other Information:

Sponsored by Friends of Webster State Park.

Events starts at Dusk. Vehicle permits are required.

Rain date is Sunday July 7 same time and place

Personal Fireworks are NOT allowed.


07/12/2019

DOUGLAS COUNTY TRAIL RIDERS

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Equine Trail Ride Benefit

Dates: 07/12/19 - 07/14/19

Contact: Kelley Hamersky

Phone No: 785 640 3398

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Contact Douglas County Trail Riders for entrance fees, etc. for this event. dctr@dctr.org


Location Wild Horse Equestrian Campground and Trails at Perry State Park. 


07/14/2019

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Pomona State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, July 14, 2019

Time: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Bass tournament at Boat Ramp #1 in Pomona State Park.

For more information, go to http://www.eastksbassmasters.com/home.html


07/20/2019

SSG MOUNTAIN BIKING

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Mountain Bike Event

Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019

Contact: Danny or Tara Noble

Phone No: 785 633 5058

Time: 7:00 am - 4:00 am

Other Information:

State Park Vehicle Permits are required

Location Perry State Park - Biking and Hiking

Commissioner(s) Danny and Tara Noble 785 633-5058 edwinnoble@yahoo.com or tbusmom@yahoo.com

Additional information  Sunflower State Games https://sunflowergames.com/index.php/sports/mountain-biking

 

Additional information for all Sunflower State Games


07/27/2019

Cougar Pass Shelter

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Private Event

Date: Saturday, July 27, 2019

Time: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Other Information:

Private Family Event


08/03/2019

Lovewell Fun Day

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Outdoor Games and Recreation

Date: Saturday, August 03, 2019

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Kayak Kruse; Co-Ed Mud Volleyball, $20 per team; Sandpile Treasure Hunt; Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest Pre-Registration required for Mud Volleyball, no later than August 1st.


17th Annual Fall River Star Party

Location: Fall River State Park - Fredonia Bay Area - Casner Creek Campground

Type: Stargazing

Date: Saturday, August 03, 2019

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 8:00 pm

Other Information:

Enjoy a night with the Kansas Astronomical Observers, they will present an educational program, we'll enjoy refreshments, and then look into the night sky as it gets dark to see planets, moons, stars, constellations, nebulas, and other fun wonders of our skies! Event is in Casner Creek Campground, lawn chairs, and insect repellant are recommended to fully enjoy this great event!


08/10/2019

OK Kids Day

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Aquatic Education

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2019

Contact: Clinton State Park

Phone No: 785-842-8562

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Other Information:

Clinton State Park will host their annual Outdoor Kansas Kids day on August 10. Event time is still TBD. This is a FREE park entrance day.  All education activities are free and include Fishing Derby, Animal Show-n-Tell, and Archery.   Register for this event by contact Sherri Withers and Clinton State Park, 785-842-8562 or kdwpt.clintonsp@ks.gov.


08/15/2019

Yellow Brick Road Riders

Location: Shelter house- Meade State Park

Type: reserved

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


08/17/2019

Beatrice Bassmaster Club Tournament

Location: Clinton State Park Boat Ramp #2

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019

Contact: Mike Jordan

Phone No: 402-806-5991

Time: 5:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Catch and release Bass Tournament


Campground Christmas

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Christmas Lighting Contest

Dates: 08/17/19 - 08/18/19

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Campers decorate their campsites and camping cabins in yuletide themes. The public is encouraged to view the decorations. Entries must register at the State Park Office by 5 pm on Saturday. Decorations are judged Saturday evening, Prizes awarded Sunday morning at 11am.


08/25/2019

Speedy PD Race

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park, River Pond

Type: Benefit for Parkinson's Disease

Date: Sunday, August 25, 2019

Time: 6:30 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

A 5K, 10K, and 1/2 mile fun run put on by Meadowlark Hills to benefit Parkinson's Disease.


OK Kids Day

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: OK Kids Day

Date: Sunday, August 25, 2019

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park

Phone No: 785-539-7941

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Family Oriented Outdoor Fun!

Come and join the fun!

NO VEHICLE PERMITS REQUIRED at Tuttle Creek State Park Aug 25

 

 2019!!  -   Activities subject to change 

Train rides and giant inflatables to play on! 

Set your sights on Archery, tomahawk and hatchet throwing 

Games 

Reptiles

Canoeing / kayaking

Photo booth


08/30/2019

8th Annual Perry State Park Wild Horse Trails

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tail Ride

Dates: 08/30/19 - 09/02/19

Contact: Dewayne Burgess or Jo Turner

Phone No: 785 230 5241 785 230 4349

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Friends of Perry Lake Wild Horse Trails


09/06/2019

Shelter House in Use

Location: Meade State Park- Shelter house

Type: Shelter house reserved

Dates: 09/06/19 - 09/07/19

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


09/07/2019

Catfish Chasers

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Dates: 09/07/19 - 09/08/19

Contact: David Studebaker

Phone No: 785 289 0007

Time: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

FISHING TOURNAMENT - Event will take place at the Lake View Boat Ramp

Vehicle permits are required for all vehicles no matter the length of stay

David Studebaker stidebakerdavid@yahoo.com    Craig Collings 816-261-9353


09/08/2019

3D Archery Shoot and Free Park Entrance

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: 3D Archery Tournament; Free park vehicle entrance.

Date: Sunday, September 08, 2019

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

3D Archery Shoot begins at 9 am - Individuals compete on 14 station 3D archery range. Divisions for Men, Women, Youth. Steel Deer Target Contest at 12 noon. Prizes awarded at 1 pm. Free Park Entrance Day, no vehicle permits required.


Heartland Coursing Practice

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Lure Coursing

Date: Sunday, September 08, 2019

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

Phone No: Scott 913-907-5361 / Vickie 785-379-5430

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

West Field. Lure Coursing This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area. Lure coursing practice


09/12/2019

Stockton High School Cross Country Meet

Location: Webster State Park

Type: High School Cross Country Meet

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Sponsored by Stockton High School.

Will take place at the Coyote Trail.


09/14/2019

East KS BassMasters

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 09/14/19 - 09/15/19

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm


Women on Target - Fancy Creek Range

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park - Fancy Creek Range

Type: Educational

Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019

Contact: Marci Ritter

Phone No: 785-313-4572

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Women On Target® Instructional Shooting Clinic provides you with a safe, comfortable environment for learning to shoot rifles, pistols, muzzleloaders, archery and much more. No previous experience required.

Space is limited to 36 participants.

Register now! The clinic will fill up fast.

The cost is only $50 per registrant.

Cost includes lunch, eye and ear protection, loaner equipment, ammunition and personal instruction by certified instructors, range safety officers, and outstanding volunteers.

The clinic will be held rain or shine. Some events may be changed slightly to accommodate the weather

For more information view the registration form


Car Show

Location: Webster State Park

Type: Car Show

Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Sponsored by Stockton Rodders.

Free Vehicle entrance day.

Contact Libby or Dean Kester for details.  785-425-8430 or 785-425-8432


Quilt Show

Location: Webster State Park

Type: Quilt Show

Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Sponsored by Stitch and Chatter, Stockton, KS

Free vehicle entrance

Contact Stitch and Chatter for further information.  785-415-2015


09/20/2019

BNSF Railroad

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Dates: 09/20/19 - 09/22/19

Contact: Craig Eastman

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Company Event BBQ and Fishing Tournament - Lake View Campground, Boat Ramp, and Shelter, and Cottonwood Bridge Campground

Contact: craig.eastman@bnsf.com


09/21/2019

Kansas Crappie Club (kayak event)

Location: Dragoon Creek/ Carbolyn State Park ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019

Contact: Kansas Crappie Club

Time: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Other Information:

more information at https://www.kansascrappieclub.com/tournament-schedule.html


09/25/2019

Heartland Coursing Ass. Race Sept

Location: Picnic Area at Clinton State Park

Type: Race Meet

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

Phone No: Vickie 785-379-5430 / Scott 913-907-5361

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area. Lure coursing Race Meet.


09/27/2019

Critter Care's 24th Annual Benefit Horse Trail Ride

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Trail Ride Rain or Shine

Dates: 09/27/19 - 09/29/19

Contact: Critter Care Voice Mail

Phone No: 785 478 9985

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Cost by Fee or Raffle

Bring your own horse

Email: cc@crittercareoftopeka.com


09/28/2019

17th Annual Fall River Rendezvous

Location: Fall River State Park - Fredonia Bay Area

Type: Historical Reenactment of the Mountain Man Era 1800-1840

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Step back to 1819, a time with the mountain man and the American Indians walked the recently purchased Louisiana Purchase. A time when Lewis and Clark had finished their exploration, and others were wanting to follow in their footsteps. The event interprets 1800-1840 with a traditional rendezvous when Mountain Men and American Indians camped together to trade for needed supplies from the fur companies. Activities will include Indian and Mountain Men Encampments, Historical Traders, Blackpowder Shoot, Tomahawk Throw, Skillet Throw for the Ladies, and a Kids Gold Rush. Come out to Fall River State Park and step back to 1819.


10/05/2019

Back Lashers of Kansas City

Location: Clinton State Park Boat Ramp #2

Type: Bass tournament

Date: Saturday, October 05, 2019

Contact: Darrin Jones

Phone No: 816-591-7011

Time: 5:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Boat Ramp #2


TRAIL NERDS ASSOCIATION

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Trail Running

Date: Saturday, October 05, 2019

Contact: Ben Holmes

Phone No: 816 810 0440

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Trail Running race on the MTB Trails

Start/Finish at the Branded B Ranch Meriden KS


10/12/2019

Monster Myths by Moonlight

Location: Milford State Park

Type: Hayrack ride, trails, and snacks

Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019

Contact: Milford Nature Center

Phone No: 785-238-5323

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Other Information:

Ride our hayrack then explore our nature trail by moonlight. Learn the truth about spiders, snakes, bats, owls and other Halloween "monsters". Come in costume if you like! We'll be in ours! Enjoy cookies and cider with our own Mother Nature!
This is a FREE event. A vehicle pass is required for park entrance.


10/19/2019

Crossroads Cowboy Church Youth Ministry Trail Ride

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Horse Trail Ride

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019

Contact: Dewayne Burgess

Phone No: 785-230-5241

Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

This event was originally June 8 2019

Location is Wild Horse Equestrian Campground and Trails - Perry State Park

Riders and Non Riders Welcomed.  For More information please contact Dewayne Burgess 785-230-5241 or dewayneA10@msn.com or Crossroads Cowboy Church Youth Pastor James Hathaway 913-231-0185.


Heartland Coursing Ass. Race Oct

Location: Picnic Area at Clinton State Park

Type: Race Meet

Dates: 10/19/19 - 10/20/19

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

Phone No: Vickie 785-379-5430 / Scott 913-907-5361

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area. Lure coursing race meet.