Kansas to Host State Park Open House


The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism is hosting an open house for all 21 of its state parks.

Saturday's open house will give individuals a chance to see what the parks have to offer as well as enjoy a variety of special events being hosted by certain parks.

The department says the open houses will include camping at offseason prices and the opportunity to reserve cabins and campsites for the season ahead.

A list of open house hours and specific activities for each park can be found at

A sampling of activities includes: Cedar Bluff will have a free hot dog feed starting at 11:30 a.m., Elk City will have a one-mile nature hike and a fishing derby for kids, and several parks will have presentations or instruction on archery, fishing and other sports.