Friday, October 18, 2019

An Outstanding Recreation & Beauty Spot in Central Kansas

If you enjoy the outdoor life - fishing, boating, camping and all the rest - and you like a tranquil, manageable setting in which to enjoy it, then the Marion County Park & Lake is the place to visit.


Marion County Park & Lake Department
#1 Office Drive
Marion, KS 66861-9205

Phone: 620-382-3240

Marion County Park & Lake is located from Marion, 1 mile east on Hwy US 256, south 1 1/2 miles on Upland Rd. or west off of Hwy US 77.

The heated fishing dock is


due to storm damage.

Contact the Park & Lake Office for updates.


  • Fishing permits no longer required (includes heated dock )
  • Kansas State Fishing License required
  • Swimming Beach
  • Water Skiing
  • All-Weather Road
  • Year-Round RV Hookups
  • Camping Grounds
  • Recreational Hall
  • Heated Fishing Dock
  • Shady Groves
  • Restrooms
  • Picnic Facilities
  • Shelter Houses
  • Children's Playground
  • Fine Fishing & Boating
  • New Shower/Restrooms

The Marion County Lake is under a WARNING due to the blue-green algae bloom.

Avoid all contact with water, including boating and fishing!

Below explains the guidelines for this as stated from the KDWPT website





The Marion County Lake is operated by the County of Marion and can be reached at 620-382-3240.

The Marion Lake (Reservoir) is operated by both the State of Kansas and the US Army Corps of Engineers and can be reached at 620-382-2101.

(The Marion Reservoir has recently changed their name to simply "Marion Lake" and is located north of Highway 56 between the cities of Marion and Hillsboro.)