Milford Lake – Junction City, Kansas
This is Kansas’ largest man made lake great for fishing, camping, hunting, hiking and boating.
The 15,700 surface acres of water and 163 miles of shoreline are a welcoming environment for outdoor activities. Over 33,000 acres of land resources are managed for quality recreational experiences as well as for protection of the project’s natural and cultural resources. Approximately 70% of the land resources are available for public hunting.
There are numerous boat ramps for easy access to the lake. There are also cabins and campsites for those that want to stay for more than a day.
Waterfall Trail – A 0.6 mile walk that leads you through woodland and prairie habitats. A manmade waterfall and pond is located at the trailhead.
Crystal Trail – This trail is 2.2 miles. It passes by an old quarry where small geode rocks can be found. Deer viewing is good along open fields and by food plots. Viewing of bald eagles is excellent from November through March along the water’s edge.
Eagle Ridge Equestrian Trail – Over 8 miles of horseback riding on some of the most scenic and diverse areas that Milford Lake has to offer.
Wildlife Viewing Tower & Trail – The tower is accessed from a wrap-around staircase, which rises 21′ to the top platform. Excellent wildlife viewing is made available with nearby food plots. The best time to visit is near dusk and dawn when most animals are active. Stargazing is excellent on clear nights. Bring your binoculars!
With all that is available to do you will truly enjoy your time at Milford Lake and State Park.
Location: Because of the size of the lake the options are many.
Milford State Park
Clay County Park
Wakefield, KS 67487
(785) 461-5774 or (785) 463-5537
Flagstop Resort (Milford, KS)
302 Whiting, P.O. Box 329
Milford, KS 66514
4725 W. Rolling Hills Rd.
Junction City, KS 66441
(785) 238-5864 or (785) 463-5509
4000 Farnum Creek Rd.
Milford, KS 66514