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Kanopolis State Park
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Map showing the location of Kanopolis State Park
Map showing the location of Kanopolis State Park
Location of Kanopolis State Park in Ellsworth County, Kansas
Map showing the location of Kanopolis State Park
Map showing the location of Kanopolis State Park
Kanopolis State Park (Kansas)
Location Ellsworth, Kansas, United States
Coordinates 38°39′26″N 97°59′59″W / 38.65722°N 97.99972°W / 38.65722; -97.99972
KANOPOLIS STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

38°39′26″N 97°59′59″W / 38.65722°N 97.99972°W / 38.65722; -97.99972
Elevation1,506 ft (459 m) [1]
Governing bodyKansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

Kanopolis State Park contains a reservoir, desert plants such as yucca, a prairie dog town, and scenic sandstone canyons. It is located in the Smoky Hills region of the U.S. state of Kansas. The park is located southwest of the city of Salina, just south of I-70.

The park, completed in 1948, includes more than 22,000 acres (89 km²) of rolling hills, bluffs and woods and a 3000 acre (12 km²) lake, offering hunting, fishing, over 25 miles (40 km) of trails, and other recreational activities. Game includes pheasant, quail, prairie chickens, deer, beaver, wild turkey, squirrels, rabbits, coyotes and waterfowl; fishing for white bass and crappie is popular.

Park Attractions

The following are components of Kanopolis State Park recreation area:

See also

References

  1. ^ "Kanopolis State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1978-10-13. Retrieved 2012-12-02.

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