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Card Creek

Elk City Lake



Card Creek Campground is located 5 miles east of Independence, Kansas and offers fishing, hiking, and camping year-round. It features 20 campsites of both electric and primitive varieties, a shower building restroom, vault toilet, boat ramp, and dump station. Visitors can also enjoy the nearby Elk River Hiking Trail and the City of Independence.


Card Creek Campground is located 5 miles east of Independence Kansas.


There is very good fishing at Card Creek and there is a hiking trail adjacent to the campground. Camping is available year round. It is located near the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism hunting areas.


There are 15 electric campsites and 5 primitive campsites. There is one shower building restroom and one vault toilet. There is a boat ramp and a dump station.

Natural Features

Card Creek Campground is located along Card Creek which flows into Elk City Lake.

Nearby Attractions

The City of Independence is located 5 miles east of the park. Located near the Elk River Hiking Trail, for more information visit www.kansastrailscouncil.org.

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