Elwood Recreational Area - Elwood, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 39° 44.470 W 094° 53.365
15S E 338107 N 4400736
Quick Description: The Elwood Recreational Area is open for public use, with some restrictions - in Elwood, Kansas.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 8/4/2021 2:07:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM14P7Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Elwood Recreational Area is also a wildlife refuge. There are hiking trails and you can also take your bike in, but no motorized vehicles are allowed. Hunting is allowed, with appropriate permits.
Estimated size of the public land (in regional measurement standard: hectares, acres, kms, etc.): 1116 acres

Is there a trail system?: Yes

If there is a trail system, please describe length, terrain, etc.:
Mostly relatively flat gravel and dirt trails


What points of interest are there?:
Flower fields, prairie, creeks / ponds


What activities are available?:
No motorized vehicles are allowed. Walking (with or without the dog), hiking, bicycles are fine. You are welcome to cross country ski if there is actually snow.


List of known hazards (cliffs, snakes, poison plants, etc.):
Typical northeast Kansas hazards - poison ivy, thorns, the occasional venomous snake...


Dogs Allowed?: Yes

Is a permit/fee required?: Yes

If a permit/fee is required please describe in detail how to get one, how much, etc.:
Permits required for some activities, such as hunting. There is no fee to enter the area.


Please supply the website of the land if available: [Web Link]

Hours of accessibility?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Visitors are encouraged to supply a picture of either themselves or their GPS at the trailhead and/or signage of the public access lands - describe your experience there and what you saw - tell us why other folks should come visit!

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