Common questions

Are Sedgwick County parks open?

Are Sedgwick County parks open?

Sedgwick County Park Open from 6 am to 10 pm. Patrons are not allowed at other times, unless using bike/ walking path.

Can you swim Sedgwick County Park?

Swimming and wading are not allowed. No boating, fishing or camping.

How many acres is Sedgwick County Park?

600
Northeast Sedgwick County Park offers 600 beautiful acres of grassland and wooded area. Open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year, residents can enjoy a generous landscape to walk their leashed dog or ride their horse.

How much does it cost to camp at Lake Afton?

“Very nice lake front camping on certain sites, lots of different areas to camp around the lake”

Nightly rate: $12
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: Site #54 (between Shelter #4 & #5)

What kind of fish are in Sedgwick County Park?

Sedgwick County Park Fishing Information

Fishing Population Creel Limit Min Length Limit
Bluegill
Channel Catfish 5
Crappie 50
Largemouth Bass 2 18

Are Kansas state parks open for camping?

Are Kansas state parks open? Yes! Kansas state parks, fishing lakes and wildlife areas are open to the public – including campgrounds, boat ramps and restroom facilities.

Do you have to pay to get into Lake Afton?

Recreational Permits A valid recreational permit is required to use a motor vehicle within Lake Afton Park and shall be prominently displayed on the vehicle. Additional Day Permits: An additional $5.00 fee will be assessed for daily recreational permits purchased from park security.

Is it safe to swim in Lake Afton?

Lake Afton, a popular weekend destination about 20 miles west of Wichita, is closed for water contact activities, including swimming and water skiing, according to a statement from Sedgwick County. Pets should also be kept out of the water. “Intoxication with these poisons can kill you and your pets,” Schneegurt said.

Is Lake Afton safe to swim?

Avoid areas of algae accumulation and do not let people/pets eat dried algae or drink contaminated water. Swimming, wading, skiing and jet skiing are discouraged near visible blooms. Boating and fishing are safe. However, inhalation of the spray may affect some individuals.

What kind of fish are in Lake Afton?

Lake Afton is located in Sedgwick County, Kansas. This lake is 164 acres in size. When fishing, anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including Black Bullhead, Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Green Sunfish, Largemouth Bass, Walleye,.

At what age do you no longer need a fishing license in Kansas?

Residents 65 or older and 15 or younger are exempt from a fishing license, as are individuals in wheelchairs, those who served in the military and those who have impaired vision.

Is camping allowed in Kansas?

There’s a world of outdoor adventures waiting for you! Kansas state parks provide utility and primitive camping. State parks and several public hunt Wildlife Areas now provide cabins, both primitive and modern. A few parks are preserved natural areas, allowing visitors to enjoy unspoiled wild Kansas.

What to do at Sedgwick County Park in Kansas?

Choose from four enclosed and one open shelter at various locations around Sedgwick County Park and make your reservation online. The use of masks and social distancing – keeping six feet of space between you and others – is strongly recommended at all County parks.

Where can I rent a shelter in Sedgwick County?

These facilities are available for rent at Sedgwick County Park. If there are no facilities available on the dates you want, you can also check for facility availability at Lake Afton Park Use these controls to filter the Available Shelters list by type or by availability on specific dates.

Where to submit public comments for Sedgwick County KS?

Public comments may also be submitted on the website at https://www.sedgwickcounty.org/commissioners/public-comment-form-bocc/ or emailed to [email protected] Comments received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday will be read or placed into the record at the meeting.