Dam Site

John Redmond Reservoir

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. 

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Natural Features

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.

Nearby Attractions

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.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

1565 Embankment Road BURLINGTON KS 66839-8911

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 620-364-8613

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

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.

Available Campsites