Big Hill Lake, KS



Big Hill Lake Fishing

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Due largely to pre-impoundment planning and management practices such as the construction of fish shelters, leaving large areas of timber and other vegetation standing and the stocking of borrow areas and other bodies of water that were inundated, the Big Hill Lake fisheries have developed into one ... continue

Big Hill Lake Hunting

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Approximately 800 acres of project lands are being managed for wildlife and are open to public hunting, except for the parks, around the dam and control structures. Game species are numerous and varied around Big Hill Lake. The most abundant are bobwhite quail, rabbit, gray and fox squirrel, mournin... continue

Big Hill Lake Camping

Big Hill Parks
Five Beautiful park areas are offered by the Corps of Engineers for camping, picnicking and other outdoor activities. Facilities available at these areas include designated campsites both with and without electricity, picnic areas, group picnic shelters, potable water, sanitary facilities, boat laun... continue

Big Hill Lake Equestrian Trails

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Other features of the lake include the Big Hill Lake Horse Trail. This trail surrounds three-fourths of the lake and is 17 miles long providing a variety of terrain for all ages to enjoy. The trail winds along a scenic hardwood ridge that offers gorgeous views all along the way. It also offers tethe... continue

Big Hill Lake Birdwatching

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The vicinity in which Big Hill Lake is located has long been noted for its rolling prairies and tree-dotted valleys. The natural beauty of the area with its wide variety of native wildlife and vegetation is an open invitation to all nature enthusiasts. For bird watchers there are many... continue

Big Hill Lake Swimming

Big Hill Swimming Beaches
With Big Hill being one of the clearest lakes in Kansas the sand-covered beach has become a popular spot for cooling off from the summer heat and enjoying a family picnic. To help insure your safety and the safety of others, glass containers are not allowed on the beach or in the wat... continue

Big Hill Lake Fishing Reports

Big Hill Lake Fishing Reports
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACCURATE FISHING REPORTS: This is just to remind you that fishing reports are given with the best intentions to help you catch fish. And do remember fishing reports given a few hours ago can change due to a whole list of circumstances. But ---- they are sti... continue

Big Hill Lake Organizations

Kansas Walleye Association
You are invited to the five scheduled tournaments at some of the finest lakes in Kansas. The KWA welcomes anglers of all ages. It is tournament fishing for fun. Many of our teams consist of men and women, parent and child, grandparent and grandchild, cousins, friends and co-workers.... continue

About Big Hill Lake

Big Hill Lake, Kansas
Come and visit one of the clearest lakes in Kansas. Big Hill Lake is considered a trophy fishing lake and is well known by many fisherman. Visitors wanting to come and enjoy any water activities, this is the place to go!

There are three campgrounds, three equestrian trail heads, and four day use areas for the public to enjoy operated by the Corps of Engineers. Camping, picnicking, horseback riding, hiking, swimming, fishing, and other outdoor activities are just a few that can be enjoyed at Big Hill Lake. Food, bait, tackle, and medical facilities are available near the lake.

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