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State Parks & Recreation Areas

More than 50 miles of shoreline greets visitors to State Parks and Recreation Areas in Crawford County, whether they’re hiking, biking, fishing or camping.

State Parks & Recreation Areas

Bone Creek Reservoir

840 N 200th St, Arcadia, KS 66711
(620) 231-3173
ksoutdoors.com/Fishing/Where-to-Fish-in-Kansas/Fishing-Locations-Public-Waters/Southeast-Region/Bone-Creek-Reservoir
A young body of water established in 1996. The reservoir is ideal for fishing, stocked with monster-size largemouth bass, catfish, walleye and crappie.
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Crawford State Park

Crawford State Park

1 W Lake Rd, Farlington, KS 66734
(620) 362-3671
ksoutdoors.com/State-Parks/Locations/Crawford
A hidden gem for camping & recreation, located where rolling plains meet the Ozark foothills, this is one of the oldest state parks & man-made lakes in Kansas.
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Mined Land Public Wildlife & Fishing Areas (MLWA)

Mined Land Public Wildlife & Fishing Areas (MLWA)

507 E 560th Ave, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-3173
ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Locations/Wildlife-Areas/Southeast/Mined-Land
A habitat unlike anywhere else in the state, 1000+ strip pit lakes with steep sided hills & dense vegetation dot Cherokee & Crawford counties across a coal bed.
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Mined Land Public Wildlife Area: Pittsburg

Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-3173
ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Locations/Wildlife-Areas/Southeast/Mined-Land
An easy to access popular fishing & picnicking spot. Area donated by a mining company in 1926. Includes a 1950’s era picnic shelter & 5 boat ramps.
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Neosho State Fishing Lake

3645 Scott Rd, Pittsburg, KS 66762
ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Locations/State-Fishing-Lakes/Southeast-Region/Neosho
Created in 1927, this 92 acre lake features 18 fishing piers, a cement ramp, 3 walking trails, two vault toilets, a shelter house, & 3 primitive camping.
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Neosho Wildlife Area

8705 Wallace Road, St Paul, KS 66771
(620) 449-2539
ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Locations/Wildlife-Areas/Southeast/Neosho
Created in 1960, the 3,246 acre area is a resting & feeding place for migratory waterfowl. Closed to all hunting. Fishing allowed from March 31 until August 31.
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Shawnee Trail Conservation Area

160 SW 160th Ln, Mindenmines, MO 64769
Hunting, fishing, hiking, birding, and nature photography.
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Wah-Sha-She Prairie State Natural Park

North of MO Hwy M/Base Line Boulevard and 300 County Road, Asbury, MO 64832
Viewing area is just north of the southeast corner of the Natural Area.
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