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Perry Lake



Perry Park is an excellent recreational day use area, located near the dam of Perry Lake. Visitors can enjoy various boating activities, fishing, and wildlife, as well as reservesable picnic shelters, a marina, and a lake information center. There are also many nearby attractions, including the 29-mile Perry Hiking Trail, public marina, and nearby cities full of shopping, dining, and attractions.


Perry Park is a recreational day use area, situated near the dam on the south end of Perry Lake.


Perry lake has a reputation for being one of the best sailing lakes in the region; however, boaters of all types will enjoy the many opportunities offered here, whether it's sailing, power boating or canoeing. Perry Lake offers excellent fishing: White crappie, flathead catfish, walleye, white bass, channel catfish and sauger are in abundance throughout the lake. In addition to the vast lake, the area has approximately 27,000 acres of public land dedicated to wildlife management: turkey, deer, quail, pheasant, rabbit, squirrel, duck and geese are all found on these federal lands.


Perry Park is located next to a marina and the lake information center, and features a reservable picnic shelters, making it ideal for a large party or family function.

Natural Features

Perry Lake Dam was completed in 1969 to help with flood control for the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. Today, the lake boasts 159 miles of shoreline and 12,000 surface acres of water, creating countless recreational activities for visitors, and earning it the nickname "paradise on the plains." The park is surrounded by the lake and a beach on one side offering plenty of access to the shoreline.

Nearby Attractions

Several popular trails, including the 29-mile Perry Hiking Trail, are located nearby, along with a public marina. Perry Lake is also a short drive from Lawrence, Topeka, and Kansas City--each offering their own array of unique shopping, dining, and attractions.
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Campground Matrix

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Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Slough Creek
Perry Lake
1.5mi 100%
Rock Creek (Ks)
Perry Lake
Perry Lake
Eagle Landing
Perry State Park
Perry State Park
Cougar Pass
Perry State Park
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