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Herington Lakes


category : Recreation
Herington Lakes Herington has two city lakes just one mile apart, great for picnicking, boating, skiing, swimming. Along with trophy bass, the city lake is also the best small-lake walley fishing in the State of Kansas. There are full camping facilities with electric hook-ups, boat ramps, and swimming.

The "old" Herington City Lake is 367 acres, and is located 1 1/2 miles SW of Herington.

The "new" Herington City Lake is 555 acres, and is located 2 1/2 miles West of Herington.


Phone: 785-258-3577

Come visit us in Herington, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Fairgrounds Park

Fairgrounds Park, at the community's south end, has a miniature train for children to ride on summer evenings, along with baseball diamonds, playground, picnicking, and tennis courts. Nearby is the Railroad Museum, located in a historic baggage car.

Herington, KS Recreation

Heritage Park

A pocket park in downtown Herington is lined with engraved bricks of individuals and businesses and memorial bricks. The area is used to rest, entertain and to inform.

Herington, KS

Father Padilla Historical Marker

FATHER JUAN DE PADILLA & QUIVIRA In 1540 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado marched north from Mexico with 300 Spaniards in search of "The Seven Golden Cities of Cibola."

Herington, KS Historical Markers


St. John's Catholic Church

St. John's Catholic church built in 1908

Herington, KS Historic Churches

Things to do Recreation near Herington, KS

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