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WOLF CREEK (KS), KS

part ofPomona Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: WOLF CREEK (KS)
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Wolf Creek Campground is located a few miles west of Pomona Dam Road on the north side of the Pomona Lake in eastern Kansas. 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:

Wolf Creek Campground offers 78 family campsites, 45 of which have hookups; one large group campsite also has hookups. Other amenities include flush and vault toilets, a shower building, playground, ball field, and dump station. A boat ramp and marina are nearby, as are numerous bank-fishing areas.

The local sheriff's department and Corps of Engineers rangers patrol the park during the recreation season.

A visitor center is located a short distance from the 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 less than 10 miles 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
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Flush Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.67639, -95.56806
38°40'35"N, 95°34'5"W

From US 75 and K-268 junction proceed east on K-268 for 7 miles to Pomona Dam Road; turn north and proceed 2.5 miles across the dam. After crossing the dam, turn west on Wolf Creek Pkwy and remain on this road for 1.2 miles to the park entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

WOLF CREEK (KS)
5260 POMONA DAM ROAD
VASSAR KS 66543-9212

Phone Number:

Information: (785)453-2201
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