Kanopolis State Park

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Kanopolis State Park
Kansas state park
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Country  United States
State  Kansas
County Ellsworth
Elevation 1,506 ft (459 m) [1]
Coordinates 38°39′26″N 97°59′59″W / 38.65722°N 97.99972°W / 38.65722; -97.99972Coordinates: 38°39′26″N 97°59′59″W / 38.65722°N 97.99972°W / 38.65722; -97.99972
GNIS ID 477053 [2]
Location of Kanopolis State Park in Kansas
Kanopolis State Park is located in Ellsworth County, Kansas
Kanopolis State Park
Location of Kanopolis State Park in Ellsworth County, Kansas

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[edit]

The following are components of Kanopolis State Park recreation area:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kanopolis State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1978-10-13. Retrieved 2012-12-02.
  2. ^ Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Feature Detail Report for Kanopolis State Park; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.

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