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Cedar Bluff Reservoir, KS

Bureau of Reclamation

Overview

Cedar Bluff Dam and reservoir is a features of the Cedar Bluff Unit, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, and is located on the Smoky Hill River in west central Kansas. Reservoir open 24 hours. Good access roads. Available species include walleye, crappie, white bass, channel catfish, and wipers. The reservoir has approximately 3280 water surface acres, 8256 land acres and 50 miles of shoreline. Fishing season year-round.A snack bar is available.Hunting is available to the public for deer, waterfowl, and upland game. Special hunts can be arranged by application for youth, disabled, or family groups. Current Reservoir Levels The Butterfield Overland Dispatch Historic Trail crosses at Cedar Bluff reservoir; some wagon ruts are still visible.

Recreational Activities:

  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
  • HUNTING
  • PICNICKING
  • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
  • WATER SPORTS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

Kansas Dept. of Wildlife & Parks
Cedar Bluff Area Office
RR2, Box 76A
Ellis,KS,67637
Phone: 785-726-3212
Email: cedarbluffsp@wp.state.ks.us

Directions:

Located 15 miles south of WaKeeney, Kansas. Nearest highway is Kansas 283 and 147.

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