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Kanopolis State Park - Rockin'K Campground

Near: SalinaKS (Weather)
Number of
4 Total
25 Difficulty: More Difficult Trail
Trail Description This is the best State Park in KS for horseback riders. The trails range from eaisly to more difficult, there are 10 water crossings. Trails wind through canyons, pastures and wooded areas. You can ride without seeing power lines, cars and most often other people. These trails were designated the Millennium Legacy Trail for the state of Kansas. Sections of the trail are closed from Nov. 1 thru Jan. 31st, the sections that are closed during this time are in an area that is open to hunting, this is for rider safety. Be aware that when the lake level is high the water crossings can get quite deep and at times sections of the trails are closed due to high water. Contact Kanopolis State Park for brochures; 785-546-2565 or
Best Time to Visit All year
Times to Avoid During lake flooding
Campground The campground has 40 improved sites; 10 primitive, 17 with electric only, 13 with electric and water. There are 2 corrals with 4 pens each, 2 wash bays, tie posts at each site, water, group shelter, toilets, showers, manure bunkers, wheel barrows and pitch forks. Water is on year-round in the campground and a vault toilet is available year-round.
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
Elect, Primitive, Shower, Toilet, Water Corrals, tie-up, water, stream Kansas Dept of Wildlife and Parks
Kanopolis State Park
200 Horsethief Road
Marquette, KS 67464
Directions From Salina go west on HWY140 to HWY 141, turn south to the Venango Korner Mart, turn west into the park, follow the blacktop, take a right at the Y, follow the blacktop and signs to the State Park Office and then to the Rockin'K Horse Campground
This information was provided by Wendy Bowles on 3/16/2004 10:36:32 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

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