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Riverside Park


category : Recreation
Riverside Park Riverside Park is located at the east edge of Baxter Springs on Spring River on the south side of Highway 166. Facilities include fishing, boat ramp, camping electrical hook-ups, shelter houses, tables, grills, and rest rooms.


   

Facilities Species
KS Boat Ramps - KS Bluegill -
Boat Rental - Buffalo yes
Camping - Bullhead yes
Drinking Water - Channel Catfish yes
Dump Station - Crappie yes
Electric Hookups - Flathead Catfish yes
Marina - Green Sunfish -
Picnic Areas yes Largemouth Bass yes
Swimming - Redear Sunfish -
Trailer Pads - Sauger -
Saugeye -
Smallmouth Bass -
Spotted Bass yes
Striped Bass -
Trout -
Walleye yes
White Bass yes
Wiper -

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Johnston Public Library

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Black Dog Trail Marker

Located on the grounds of the Historical Museum, the marker commemorates the Black Dog Trail opened in 1803 by Chief Black Dog ( Manka - Chonka) and his band of Osage Indians who had a village nearby where springs once flowed freely.

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Log Cabin

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