Trip Planner:   USA  /  Kansas  /  Topeka  /  Lake Shawnee

Lake Shawnee, Topeka

4.7
Lake Shawnee is located in Topeka. Our Topeka vacation trip planner makes visiting Lake Shawnee and other Topeka attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Create an itinerary including Lake Shawnee
map
Lake Shawnee Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
167 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • August 10, 2017
    it is the place my late wife and I would go and watch the sunset. There was nothing like watching the sun set behind the capitol dome.  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    I love going out to the lake! It's very peaceful and beautiful! It's about 7 miles around the lake which is a very scenic run! There's a nice paved path all the way around. There's also lots of areas ...  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    AWESOME!!! Beautiful lake with a walk thru garden area. Walking trails and a complete golf course too. Don't miss this area a must visit.  more »
Google
  • April 27, 2017
    Lake Shawnee is such a Beautiful place. They have great walking trail/path that have 1/4 miles markers making it easy to track your distance. Also, they have a magnificent garden area (Ted Ensley Garden) that is great to visit, especially when the tulip's are in full bloom. There is so much more beauty that can be described about Lake Shawnee that this comment section cannot withstand it all. A must see place.
  • June 18, 2017
    Was not impressed! Not happy about having to put our tent in rocks. There was a man and a women we had to run out of the women's bath house. Too many rules about setting up camp. If I can fit more than one tent in a site without bothering neighbors I think you should be able too! There was a triathlon going on and we had trouble getting in and out of camp...plus we could not boat. NO one told us this... Paid for a camp spot that didn't get ised!
  • June 22, 2017
    Great family-friendly outdoor activities. Especially to the yacht club and their kindness and teaching my eight year old son all about sailboats
  • May 5, 2017
    What a beautiful lake. There's a trail for riding and biking. You can fish, boat or just settle and meditate. There are shelter houses for rent and playground for kids. Pack a lunch and make an afternoon of it. There is an RV park on site as well.
  • June 29, 2017
    Lake Shawnee has remained beautiful. Fish was also stocked more this year. Makes for a better outing.

Plan your trip to Topeka

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Topeka

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Topeka by other users

3 days in Topeka BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 35 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Topeka BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Topeka BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Topeka BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 32 days in Kansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Topeka BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Kansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Kansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Kansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Kansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans