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FARNUM CREEK, KS

part ofMilford Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: FARNUM CREEK
Status: Open through Tue Sep 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Farnum Creek is a quaint double-loop campground set on the lovely shores of Milford Lake. The Milford Lake recreation area spans 33,000 acres of public land for wildlife protection, cultural resources and plenty of outdoor recreation.

Natural Features:

Milford Lake, at 1,200 ft. elevation, extends from the Republican River. It's the largest man-made lake in Kansas, with a surface area of 15,700 acres and 163 miles of shoreline.

Recreation:

Boating, swimming, fishing, birding and biking are among the many things to do at Milford Lake. Nearly 70% of the land resources are available for public hunting and for fishermen returning from a successful trip, there is a fish cleaning station.

Facilities:

The campground has five pull-through RV pads, one of which is an accessible site. Of the 59 cap sites, more than half have electric hookups. The park offers the comfort of hot showers, a playground and boat ramp.

Nearby Attractions:

The Milford Nature Center and Fish Hatchery is below the Milford Dam. Beside the nature center is a golf course.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Accessible Showers
  • Accessible Sites
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Entrance Station
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Host
  • Paved Roads
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Please wear life jackets at all times while on or around the water
  • Visitor hours end at 9 p.m.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.15343, -96.89666
39°9'12"N, 96°53'48"W

Take I-70 to exit 295 then north on Highway 77. Drive 11 miles to park entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

FARNUM CREEK
5203 N. K57 Hwy
Junction City KS 66441

Phone Number:

Information: (785)463-5791
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