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WEST ROLLING HILLS, KS

part ofMilford Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Closed through Thu Oct 23 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

West Rolling Hills is a comfortable campground with a site layout that maximizes views of the sparkling Milford Lake.

An expanse of 33,000 acres surrounding the lake is public, protected land that's home to an array of wildlife. It's also an ideal setting for outdoor recreation like hiking, swimming, hunting and driving off-road vehicles.

Natural Features:

Milford Lake is fed by the Republican River and stands as the largest man-made lake in Kansas, with a surface area of 15,700 acres and 163 miles of shoreline.

Recreation:

Activities include boating, swimming, fishing, hunting, hiking, wildlife viewing and biking.

Nearly 70% of the land resources are available for public hunting and the park has a fish cleaning station for anglers returning from a successful trip.

Facilities:

The loop A campground has modern conveniences like showers and flush toilets. Most of these sites have electric and water hookups, as well.

The Thunderbird Marina is a easy starting point for a day on the lake, while an on-site playground provides fun for families.

Free camping opportunities are available for visitors looking for basic camping with vault toilets.

Nearby Attractions:

The Milford Nature Center and Fish Hatchery is nearby, below the dam and a golf course is adjacent to the nature center.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Accessible Sites
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Entrance Station
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Flush Toilets
  • Marina
  • Parking Area
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • 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):
39.075, -96.92333
39°4'30"N, 96°55'24"W

Take I-70 to exit 290, then 5 miles to 244, then east 1/2 mile to park entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

WEST ROLLING HILLS
5203 N. K-57 Hwy.
JUNCTION CITY  KS  66441

Phone Number:

Information:  (785)238-5714
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