9.5 Excellent
Council Grove, Kansas

Richey Cove Park

Council Grove, Kansas

1268 Kansas 177
Council Grove, Kansas 66846
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 49
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 38.699922385095
Longitude: -96.496833180951

Elevation: 1314' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi no
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone ?
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Beach yes
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golf Golf no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Biking Biking no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Water Access Water Access yes
  • Casino Casino no

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2 Reviews

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Review Count: 46
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

I stayed here 3 nights in site 34 while passing through in a 27 foot motorhome with tow car. I stayed here because it was close to the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve which I wanted to visit. Another lovely COE campground on a lake with lots of grass and shade trees and quite quiet. It is one of several around Council Grove Lake. This campground has water and electric sites some with 50 amp power (along with a few scattered electric only sites) and takes reservations for some but not all the sites. The sites are paved and have a paved covered patio with concrete table and benches, a covered grill, a grill table, and also a fire pit. Very swanky! There is a day use swimming beach and a boat ramp. The sites themselves are huge and many back right up to the lake -- some even back up to a beach area separate from the swimming beach but those sites are walk in only. There is a tent area that is an island connected by a causeway. Everything was quite well maintained except the hiking trail. The lake was quite clean. I was there on a weekend and the campground was full with lots of family groups but never felt crowded. My site was the only one that didn't get lots of shade during the day. The sites that aren't on the water are a little closer together but still very nice. My only complaint is that my site wasn't particularly level and it looked like many of the others weren't either. But nothing terrible. Water and electric worked well and the dump station was convenient to use. Interior roads were very easy to navigate. Verizon was excellent. Council Grove is just down the road and is a very interesting historic town. No flying bugs but there are lots of tiny ticks so if you go on a walk go prepared. We camped at Richey Cove Park in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Site Surface
Asphalt, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is about 25 minutes south.

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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful, clean campground with a swimming beach. Some sites have 50 amp, most have 30 amp. Friendly gate attendant called us before our arrival to let us know she had to leave at a certain time due to an emergency. We had a good Verizon signal here. The campground layout was fairly confusing to us at first - it could use some signage for directing you to sites. Most sites are right on the lake. We were surprised by the absence of bugs during our August stay. We camped at Richey Cove Park in a Travel Trailer.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Site Surface
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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