Kanopolis State Park contains a reservoir, desert plants such as yucca, a prairie dog town, and scenic sandstone canyons. It is located in the Smoky Hills region of the U.S. state of Kansas. The park is located southwest of the city of Salina, just south of I-70.Use our Marquette travel route builder app to visit Kanopolis State Park on your trip to Marquette, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
The park, completed in 1948, includes more than 22,000 acres (89 km²) of rolling hills, bluffs and woods and a 3000 acre (12 km²) lake, offering hunting, fishing, over 25 miles (40 km) of trails, and other recreational activities. Game includes pheasant, quail, prairie chickens, deer, beaver, wild turkey, squirrels, rabbits, coyotes and waterfowl; fishing for white bass and crappie is popular.
Kanopolis State Park reviews
We liked this Kansas state park. Stopped here for a couple of nights on our way home in October. We found out Saturday morning why they call this area the smokey hills! Very scenic. Good trails. I.... more »
We came for the hiking and it was great. The trails are well-kept and the canyons to explore are fun to explore. more »
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