DAMSITE – FALL RIVER LAKE

Overview

Fall River Dam is located on Fall River, a tributary of the Verdigris River, in Greenwood County, Kansas. Opportunities for outdoor family fun and recreation include swimming, boating, water skiing, camping, picnicking and sightseeing.

Recreation

Fall River and Lake provide visitors with endless boating, water skiing, jet skiing and swimming opportunities. Anglers will find white bass, bluegill, crappie, green sunfish and channel catfish, to be plentiful.

For birdwatchers and nature lovers, there is an 8,000 acre public wildlife area, where prairie chickens, waterfowl of all kinds, rabbits, wild turkeys, white tail deer, doves and quail are commonly seen.

Facilities

This campground straddles Fall River below the spillway. There are 13 rentable sites. 2 sites with 50 amp and water and 6 sites with 30 amp and water. There are 5 sites with water only. Additional amenities include vault toilets, drinking water, and a playground.

Natural Features

Rolling prairies and tree-dotted valleys sheltered by limestone-capped ridges surround Fall Lake. The lake is about a mile wide at the damsite and stretches up the picturesque Fall River for 15 miles. This scenic area has a wealth of native wildlife and vegetation.

Nearby Attractions

Fall River State Park is nearby, offering great fishing and birding along the river. Canoeing is also a popular activity in the park.From US HWY 400, turn left (north) at mile marker 344 (Z 50 Rd) 0.09 miles, turn right (east) 2.4 miles, turn right (south) at entrance to park.N