Canning Creek Campground is located at Council Grove Lake in the famous Flint Hills region of Kansas. The lake is one mile northwest of the historic town of Council Grove and within walking distance of the Santa Fe Trail. Council Grove Lake is one of the top outdoor recreation sites in Kansas, with ten developed parks for camping, picnicking, nature trails, fishing, sightseeing, and countless other activities. There are 3310 acres of water to boat, water-ski, fish, and play on. In addition, Council Grove provides an all-terrain vehicle area below the dam, in Outlet Channel East. Campers are accommodated with developed facilities in nine separate parks surrounding the lake.
Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance. Campground requires a 2 night minimum stay on weekends during Peak season. Campground requires a 3 night minimum stay on holidays during Peak season. The campground is open April 1-October 31 and offers 42 campsites with 3 group camping areas. In October, campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Campsites range from $10-$16/night and group camping $50.00 - $120.00/night. Only one RV type camping unit is allowed per campsite.
Directions: 1.5 miles north of Council Grove, KS on State 177. Go west across dam road, at the west end of dam turn right on to City Lake Road and go 2 miles west. Canning Creek Cove entrance road is on the right.
Normal Services Available:
4-1-2003 through 9-30-2003 .