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Clinton State Park and USCOE Parks

The same diversity of species that attracts anglers and hunters provides excellent opportunities for photographers, naturalists, birdwatchers, mountain bikers, hikers, and skiers -- both water and snow. Clinton State Park,

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Fishing at Perry Reservoir

Fishing: Perry is best known for its crappie and channel catfish angling.


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Pomona Hunting

Hunters will find upland game plentiful on lands surrounding the lake. Bobwhite quail, rabbit, squirrel, white-tail deer, and migratory waterfowl are plentiful at Pomona Lake. Many furbearers and non-game birds are also abundant. Moist-soil wetlands have been recently constructed on some 4,500

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Perry Reservoir Wildlife Area

Perry Reservoir Wildlife Area is located about 20 miles northeast of Topeka. It may be reached from the east on K-92 through Oskaloosa. U.S. 24 provides access to the lower end of the lake.

The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has license to 10,894

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Clinton Lake Boating

Boat ramps and courtesy docks afford easy access to the reservoir, known for its clear water and good fishing. Anglers, boaters and campers alike enjoy Clinton Lake Marina. Offering boat slips, retail sales, equipment rental and a floating restaurant. 16- Ramps 8- Courtesy Docks

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Pomona Camping

Parks managed by the Corps of Engineers and the Pomona State Park have more than 653 total camp sites, including 346 with electrical and water hookups and 307

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Melvern Trails

Eisenhower State Park offers 1,785 acres of open prairie and timber where settlers homesteaded in the early 1800's. Hike or bring your horse and experience the beauty of IKE's 20 miles of trails. Camping with horses is permitted in Cowboy Campground and on the north loop of Westpoint Campground - 4

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Recreation at Perry Reservoir

Swimming: Enjoy a refreshing swim at one of our Sand Beaches... which offer restroom and shower facilities.

Water skiing: Perry Reservoir covers over 11,500

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Melvern Boating

Melvern Reservoir offers 6,930 surface acres of water for fishing and boating. Nine lane boat ramps located on each side of the park provide excellent access to the many coves and the dam. A full-service marina is located on the south shore.

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Perry Lake Boating

Boaters of all types will enjoy the many opportunities offered by Perry Lake. Power boaters can enjoy the large main body of the lake on calm days for water skiing. Sail-boaters will find pleasure with the prevailing winds, undoubtedly making Perry one of the best sailing lakes in the region.

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Perry Lake Campgrounds

Perry Lake offers many opportunities for campers. Five campgrounds are conveniently located around the lake. The Corps of Engineers maintains Rock Creek, Slough Creek, Longview, and Old Town. In addition, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks maintains

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Melvern Lake Campgrounds

Six campgrounds are conveniently located around Melvern Lake. The Corps manages five out of the six campgrounds. They are: Outlet, Coeur d'

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