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MICHIGAN VALLEY, KS

part ofPomona Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: MICHIGAN VALLEY
Status: Open through Tue Sep 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Michigan Valley Campground is located in eastern Kansas on the shores of Pomona Lake. The scenic park appeals to family campers, sportsmen and water sport enthusiasts. The reservoir covers 4,000 acres and offers excellent fishing and boating opportunities.

Natural Features:

Pomona Lake is situated among the rolling hills, mixed grasslands, croplands and forests of eastern Kansas. Wildlife and numerous species of birds can be observed at this secluded, heavily shaded campground. Bald eagles, white-tailed deer, Canada geese, wild turkey, crappie, walleye, channel catfish and other wildlife can be found here.

Recreation:

Fishing, boating, picnicking,and hunting are favorite activities on and around Pomona Lake. The lake's fish and wildlife resources provide ample opportunities for sportsmen and women.

Three nearby trails meander around Pomona Lake, providing visitors with hiking and nature study opportunities. Deer Creek Nature Trail and Witches' Broom Trail are short trails for hikers. The Black Hawk Trail offers a 33 mile loop with several trailheads and is a popular hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking path.

Facilities:

Michigan Valley Campground offers 87 campsites, 51 of which have electric and water hookups. Three additional group picnic shelters have electric hookups. Other amenities include flush and vault toilets, a shower building, playground, basketball court, swim beach and dump station.

The site is adjacent to North Shore Marina and boat ramp, an accessible fishing dock, and numerous bank-fishing areas. All campsites are within easy walking distance of lakeshore fishing.

A visitor center is located a short distance from this park and provides educational displays about the lake and its environment.

Nearby Attractions:

Numerous parks lie on the banks of Pomona Lake, offering additional boating, fishing, swimming, hunting and hiking opportunities.

The town of Lyndon, Kansas is 20 minutes away, with limited restaurants and shops. This small town is home to 22 historical sites and the smallest Carnegie library still in use.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Flush Toilets
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.66472, -95.54889
38°39'53"N, 95°32'56"W

From US 75 and K-268 junction, proceed east on K-268 for 7 miles to Pomona Dam Road. Turn north and travel 2.5 mi across the dam. Turn west on Wolf Creek Pkwy for 500 feet, then turn south and proceed to park entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

MICHIGAN VALLEY
5260 POMONA DAM ROAD
VASSAR  KS  66543-9212

Phone Number:

Information:  (785)453-2201
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