Dam Site Campground is located on the upstream side of John Redmond Dam and Reservoir in the hills of Kansas. This 168-acre park offers countless water sports and activities for outdoor enthusiasts.
Check-in time is 3 p.m. and Check-out time is 4 p.m.
Dam Site Campground features 21 individual campsites, a playground, two day use shelter houses, a shower house and two CXTs. Also at Dam Site are two boat ramps; a single lane with courtesy dock and a double lane.
Effective April 1, 2024 check-in is now at 4 p.m. and check-out is now at 3 p.m.
For further information please contact the John Redmond Project Office at 620-364-8613.
Three camping units per site; only one of which my be an RV/Camper Unit OR 3 tents. Childrens play tents do not count.
Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. All park visitors who are not camping must depart prior to 10 p.m.
Pets must be kept contained at all times (i.e. 6ft leash or pen). It is a violation to leave pets unattended.
Help protect your public property by leaving them better than when you arrived. Trash receptacles are available throughout the parks. Please throw away any discarded materials in these locations; campsite fire rings are not to be used as trash cans- it is a violation of the rules to burn trash. Dumping of household trash is not permissible.
ALL motorized vehicles (including golf carts, atvs and utvs) must be licensed and tagged to operate on Corps roadways. An Off-Road Vehicle park is located at Otter Creek; maximum wheel-base width of 60-inches. DOT approved helmets are required for ALL riders and passengers.
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John Redmond Reservoir sits in the broad Neosho River Valley. The rolling hills afford the visitor an opportunity to see acres of agriculture and grassland, with vast fields of wheat and corn.
Large areas of grasses including bluestem, Indian grass and switch grass can be seen from the rolling hilltops. The lower areas provided a wooded cover of elm, black walnut, hickory, ash, hackberry, cottonwood and cedar.
The nearby town of Burlington, Kansas, provides gas, grocery and hospital services.
John Redmond Reservoir is around 30,000 acres total, provides excellent opportunities for fishing and hunting. White crappie, white bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish and various sunfish species can be found in abundance.
Several trails wind through the hills and along the shore. The Otter Creek ATV area is located at the west end of the dam and provides 140 acres of trails for dirt bikes and ATVs. The area is open from sunrise to sunset.
1565 Embankment Road BURLINGTON KS 66839-8911
For campground inquiries, please call: 620-364-8613
From Burlington, Kansas, take US 75 north for about 3.5 miles, then turn west onto Embankment Road and continue for .3 miles and follow signs to park entrance.