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Lake Shawnee, Topeka

4.7
#2 of 30 in Nature in Kansas
Playground · Water Body
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  • This is a large (120+/- sites) municipal campground in proximity to a large lake. The short not quite level back-in sites are gravel off asphalt access roads. The hookups (water & electric) are... 
    This is a large (120+/- sites) municipal campground in proximity to a large lake. The short not quite level back-in sites are gravel off asphalt access roads. The hookups (water & electric) are...  more »
  • The campground is simply too crowded. The sites are literally check by jowl, even closer together than many commercial RV parks. You can on hot gravel without shade of any kind. Most sites are sloped....  more
    The campground is simply too crowded. The sites are literally check by jowl, even closer together than many commercial RV parks. You can on hot gravel without shade of any kind. Most sites are sloped....  more »
  • Japaneses area, the many seasonal flowers and oh the Waterfall is so beautiful when its running. Park is so clean, hooe that doesn't change. 
    Japaneses area, the many seasonal flowers and oh the Waterfall is so beautiful when its running. Park is so clean, hooe that doesn't change.  more »
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  • This park is a beautiful place to go. The flowers and trees are amazing. There are a lot of picnic table to be enjoyed, ducks and geese, as well as many other birds. Docks to walk on or fish from. And a huge walking/ biking trail that goes completely around the lake. I think the trail is 6 miles. I love looking at the flowers, they smell so good. We have picniced in the are a few times and walked the trail. Once we were picnicking and doing homework when we saw a group of baby ducks, they were so adorable.
  • Love the Lake. But lock your car up and keep watch of it. Lots of break ins. Also watch out for neighbors cars. Keep lake Shawnee safe!
  • As a local resident, I wish there was an easier access to a swim beach that doesn't cost you to go to. They have a cove area that used to be the swim beach. But no easy place to go swim whenever you want to that isn't Rocky. This is very much a boat, jet ski and kayak lake. Or fishing. Beautiful parks though and amazing flower garden. Which bump it up in rating significantly, for me. The photo I've added is a 'beach' area that you cannot swim at. The other area you have to pay to use certain days of the week.
  • Beautiful and quite, there are so many places to sit and relax. Take nice walks and of course go fishing.
  • Nice place to get married enjoy the lake the trails

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