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Lone Star Lake


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Swimming, paddle boating, canoeing, fishing and picnicking are just some of the fun activities to enjoy at Lone Star Lake. This scenic lake has a public swimming area, camping facilities, a picnic area with children's playground equipment and a marina. Lone Star Marina rents a variety of boats and is open April 1 to October 1.


Address: 12 miles southwest of Lawrence on Hwy 59
Phone: 785-748-0689
From 23rd and Iowa drive two miles south on 59 Highway. Turn west on Douglas County Road 458 and drive seven miles. Turn south on County Road 1 and drive three miles to Lone Star Lake.

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