category : Recreation

Pitch your tent under the stars! Camp along the banks of the Walnut River among the deer, wild turkey, and other wildlife native to South Central Kansas. Enjoy quiet and solitude, just minutes from downtown Winfield. The City of Winfield offers a variety of amenities and facilities to make your stay fun and comfortable at the Winfield Fairgrounds.

Public Facilities

10.2 acres of primitive campsites
6.5 acres of campsites with 600 20-amp electrical services plus a limited number of 30-amp hookups
Limited water hookups (seasonal)

Year-round dump station (located near the horse barns)
Flush toilets

Pay phones
Handicap campsites.

The Pecan Grove provides 44 acres of primitive camping and limited electrical services.

Tunnel Mill Park provides 11.3 acres of primitive camping.

Camping Fees per day:

Primitive Camping - $3.00
Discount rate for groups of 75+ - $2.00
Camping with Electrical hookups - $6.00
Discount rate for groups of 75+ - $4.00

Campsites are available year-round. Single units and groups are welcome. Group discounts apply for camping groups of 75 units or more.

Groups will include, but not be limited to companies, corporations, scouting organizations, clubs, schools, and sporting event sponsors. Groups shall contact the City Manager's Office at City Hall, to schedule and qualify for discounted rates.

Fee Collection
Collection can be handled by Park Department personnel, an on-site drop box or by paying at City Hall. It is requested that one member of a camping group be responsible for that group's fee collection.

Annual Events at the Fairgrounds

Walnut Valley Festival
Walnut Valley Intertribal Powwow
Kansas and Oklahoma Gas and Steam Engine Show
Cowley County Fair

Address: Winfield Fairgrounds is located just a mile west of downtown Winfield on U.S. Highway 160.

Come visit us in Winfield, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Iron Gate Inn - The Baden House

This Cross-gable Victorian home was built in 1885 by J.P. Baden, an early industrialist, founder of St. John's College, and one of Winfield's most illustrious citizens. Mrs. Baden founded the Lutheran orphanage.

Winfield, KS Historic Buildings

Hiatt House

The Italianate Victorian home presently known as Hiatt's House Restaurant, owned by Mr. & Mrs. Richard Tredway, was built in 1879 by Col. J.C. McMullen, a local banker. Other owners were George Miller of the famed 101 Ranch from 1888 to 1902, and the J.W. Hiatt family from 1902 to 1974

Winfield, KS Historic Buildings

Historic Homes Tour

Welcome to Winfield, Kansas, home to beautiful and unique Victorian homes. These homes, built from 1870 to the early 1900s, were influenced by the fashionable features of the era. An era when hospitality was an art and elegance a way of life.

Through Winfield\'

Winfield, KS Tours

Baden Square Tour

In 1893, John Peter Baden, an early Winfield merchant and entrepreneur, built St. John's College. It became the first college in the Evangelical Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod system of higher education to admit women. St. John'

Winfield, KS Tours

Winfield Aquatic Center

Featuring two water slides, zero depth entry, 50 meter pool & diving area. A separate youth pool (for those 48 inches & under) has its very own "Serp 'n Dipity" water slide. Pool Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 1:15 - 7:00 pm Mondays & Wednesdays 1:15 - 6:00 pm

Winfield, KS Water Parks

Things to do Recreation near Winfield, KS

Lyon County State Lake

Lyon County State Lake is a 40 acre lake and 442 acre wildlife area owned and managed by the Kansas Department of Wildlife an...