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Mission Lake


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Mission Lake Located in the Northeast corner of Horton, Mission Lake is easily accessible from either US-73 or from Highway K-20/US-73. It has 278 acres of camping grounds with over 100 RV spaces that include individual electrical hook-ups, shower houses, boating, water skiing, jet skiing, fishing, horseshoes, sand volleyball, basketball, playgrounds, picnic areas, shelter houses, and golf course.

An added feature to the Mission Lake is the "Park Lake" which lies next to US-73/K-20 at the east edge of Horton. This small lake provides excellent fishing and the east side is handicap accessible. Annual fishing contests and bike-a-thons are held on the shores of "Park Lake" and provide for a full and fun day for the area children. A floating dock was built by the members of the Horton Fish & Game Club. A railing is provided so wheelchairs can safely go out onto the dock.

Camping season is open from April 1st to October 31st:

$7.00/$155, Daily/Season Camp
$6.00/$60.00, Daily/Season Boating
$10/$90.00, Daily/Season Jet Ski

Electric hook-ups are available for $7.00 a day. These permits can be obtained at the caretakers quarters located on the west side of the lake.


Phone: 785-741-2586
Our Website:www.cityofhorton.com

Come visit us in Horton, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Werner Wagon Works and Guest House

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Horton, KS Pioneer Life

St. Leo's Catholic Church

The cornerstone for the present church was laid August 4, 1915 and the structure was dedicated May 15, 1916 by the Most Reverend Bishop Ward of Leavenworth in the presence of 25 priests, Abbot Innocent Wolf, O.S.B. of Atchison and a vast congregation. The Sanctuary of St. Leo'

Horton, KS Historic Churches

United Methodist Church

The original "Newman" Methodist Episcopal Church was dedicated January 6, 1889, honoring Bishop Newman. The brick structure located at the corner of 10th and First Avenue East was the first Church built in Horton. A severe storm damaged the church in 1894. Extensive remodeling was done in 1914-15

Horton, KS Historic Churches

Free Public Library

In 1901, the History and Literature Club, which had been organized in 1891, wrote a letter to Andrew Carnegie requesting his help in creating a public library in Horton. This encouraged Federated Women's Clubs to get a tax levy for establishing a library and in 1938

Horton, KS Historic Buildings

Horton Swimming Pool

The Horton Swimming Pool features public swimming with a playground, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, and track, soccer and baseball fields are nearby.

Horton, KS Recreation

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