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Waconda Lake Trails


category : Trails
Hiking and bicycle riding is permitted throughout the area (except for the refuges). Horse riding is limited to open, maintained roadways.


Admission: Park Permits Required
Address: 11 miles west of Beloit on Hwy 24
Phone: 785-545-3345
Our Email: GlenElderSP@wp.state.ks.us

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Waconda Lake Wildlife Area

Public hunting areas are limited in Kansas, so demand is high. less than 1% of land in Kansas is public land. Management continually seeks to enhance quality.

Big Game:

, KS Hunting

Glen Elder State Park

On the shores of Waconda Lake, Glen Elder State Park offers nearly unlimited recreational opportunities. With its rural setting, Glen Elder is a perfect place to relax. With four campgrounds totaling 140 electrical and water hook-up sites and over 300 primitive sites, there'

, KS Camping

Waconda Lake Wildlife/Bird Watching

You can see and photograph a diversity of wildlife species. In winter, bald eagles and golden eagles visit. Deer and pheasant are common sights. Waterfowl stop on their migrations, and a small Canada Goose flock make the area home.

, KS Birdwatching

Waconda Lake Fishing

Fishing is generally good for most species, primarily in the spring, fall, and winter.

Walleye

, KS Fishing

Waconda Lake Boating

Six boat ramps are located around the Wildlife Area.

, KS Boating

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