Park & Lake


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.



  • 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 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.)