El Dorado State Park Named Top "Waterpark"
Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation lists eight best parks
The list of eight stretched from
New Hampshire to , including these parks:
Lake Murray State Park, Oklahoma
Itasca State Park, Minnesota
Blue Spring State Park, Florida
El Dorado State Park, Kansas
Presque Isle State Park, Pennsylvania
Cave Lake State Park, Nevada
Fall Creek Falls State Park, Tennessee
Wellington State Park, New Hampshire
El Dorado Reservoir was constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was completed in June of 1981. The lake consists of approximately 8,000 surface acres of water, 4,500 acres of state park lands, and 3,500 acres of wildlife area. The park consists of four primary campgrounds offering a full service marina, a sailing club, approximately 1,000 campsites, picnic shelters, rental cabins, trails (horse, hiking, and bicycling), swim beaches, shower houses and restrooms,
playgrounds, boat ramps, and a laundry facility. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism manages the park and the reservoir resources.
For more information on the Nature’s Waterpark Showdown winners visit the Take Me Fishing™ Facebook page at facebook.com/takemefishing. The parks showcased in the campaign are just a fraction of the many outdoor recreation spots available throughout the nation. For more information on boating and fishing and a full list of places to participate in the sports, visit TakeMeFishing.org.
Visit the El Dorado State Park website at http://www.kdwpt.state.ks.us/news/State-Parks/Locations/El-Dorado