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West Point Campground, Eisenhower State Park

Near: MelvernKS (Weather)
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3 Total
17 Difficulty: More Difficult Trail
Trail Description 17+ miles of trails on north side of Melvern Lake (35 miles south of Topeka, KS). Day use parking at Crooked Knee Trail Head; primitive camping at Cowboy Camp with horse ties, shower house near; 15 new camping pads with water and electric hookups plus 15 pipe corrals at West Point campground area. Park Office 785-528-4102
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Campground Crooked Knee Trail Head - Day parking only Cowboy Campground - primitive with shower house nearby (in season) West Point Campground - Electric and water hookups ***There is a dump station as you enter/leave the park on main road****
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, KS
Directions 7.5 miles south of Lyndon, KS on US-75, then turn west on state road 278 and go approximately 4.5 miles. Turn left into Eisenhower State Park, and stop at the ranger station before continuing to the campground of your choice
This information was provided by on 10/5/2007 8:00:25 PM

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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