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CURTIS CREEK, KS

part ofMilford Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Closed through Tue Apr 14 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Curtis Creek Park is a classic camping destination with a wealth of options for boating, hiking, hunting and fishing.

The park area provides excellent views of Milford Lake and Milford Dam. In total, the Milford Lake region is home to 33,0000 acres of public land protected for recreation, wildlife and cultural resources.

Natural Features:

The campground is on a peninsula on the banks of Milford Lake, the largest man-made lake in Kansas. Fed by the waters of the Republican River, Milford Lake spans a surface area of 15,700 acres and an impressive 163 miles of shoreline.

Recreation:

Whether it's boating, birding, fishing or biking, Curtis Creek provides opportunities for all types of visitors.

Water skiing is popular sport on the lake, while an accessible floating fishing dock provides an ideal location for catching trout closer to shore.

Facilities:

The majority of sites have electric and water hookups and modern amenities such as flush toilets and hot showers, provide a comfortable camping experience.

A boat ramp and playground are both provided for entertainment and convenience.

Nearby Attractions:

Hiking trails include the Waterfall Trail and the Crystal Trail. The wildlife Viewing Tower and Trail is a hot spot for excellent wildlife viewing.

The Milford Education Center and Fish Hatchery are located below the dam.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Entrance Station
  • Flush Toilets
  • Parking Area
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
Know Before You Go
  • Please wear life jackets at all times while on or around the water
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.09278, -96.955
39°5'34"N, 96°57'18"W

Take I-70 to the 290 exit and proceed north 5 miles to 837. Continue west on 837 for 6 miles to reach the park entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

CURTIS CREEK
5203 N. K-57 Hwy.
JUNCTION CITY  KS  66441

Phone Number:

Information:  (785)238-5714
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