9.5 Excellent
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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: 38.69992
Longitude: -96.49683

Elevation: 1314' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Phone Phone ?
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault yes
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach yes
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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2 Reviews

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Review Count: 46
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 13

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.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
34
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
No

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: 51
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 12

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.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
35
Site Surface
Gravel
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
No

Campground Details

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