Santa Fe Trail 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 3,310 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. This campground requires a 2 day minimum stay on weekends. This campground requires a 3 day minimum stay on holiday weekends. The campground is open April 1 -October 31 and offers 39 campsites with 1 group camping area. In October, campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Campsites range from $10-$16/night, and group camping area is $120/night. Only one wheeled camping unit will be allowed per campsite. For more information about this area, please call 620-767-5195.
Directions: Go 1.5 miles north of Council Grove, KS on State Highway 177. Turn west on dam road and go 1 mile west to the City Lake Rd. Turn right and go 1 mile west to Santa Fe Trail campground.
Normal Services Available:
4-1-2003 through 9-30-2003 .