Keith Sebelius Reservoir Facilities

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Norton Wildlife Area, Box 431, Norton, KS 67654; (785) 877-2953. Located 4 miles southwest of Norton. Nearest highway, U.S.36. Reservoir open 24 hours. Good access roads. Available species include walleye, saugeye (sauger/walleye hybrids), wipers, largemouth bass, crappie, and channel catfish. Irrigation supply reservoir experiencing moderate fluctuations. Reservoir peaks at 2,180 surface acres. Fishing season is year-round.

  Keith Sebelius  
  Pick-Sloan MBP  
     
Cooperator
(managing entity)
Kansas Department Of
Wildlife and Parks
 
  Praire Dog State Park/Norton Wildlife Area  
  Box 431
Norton, KS 67654
Phone: 785-877-2953
 
     
Land Area (acres) Total 5668
  Developed Public Use 150
  Undeveloped 4903
Water Surface (acres) Total 2181
  Available for Recreation 2181
Shoreline (miles) Total 32
  Available for Recreation 32
Fees Area Entrance yes
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas yes
  Boat Launch Facilities yes
  Parking yes
  Other yes
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 4
  Campsites 150
  Tent Only Campsites 200
  RV Hookups 42
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities yes
  Picnic Areas 2
  Picnic Tables 156
  Picnic Shelters 9
  Swimming Beaches 1
  Swim Shower Facilities yes
  Boat Launch Ramps 3
  Boat Launch Lanes 3
  Mooring Buoys 0
  Slip Mooring Spaces 28
  Concessions 1
Potable Water Campgrounds 10
  Picnic Areas 8
  Other Locations 0
Toilets Campgrounds 4
  Picnic Areas 0
  Other Locations 6
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 1
  Boat 0

The Almena Diversion Dam, located downstream of Norton Dam has recreation facilities. Click here to view specifics about this facility.

For more information on other USBR major recreation sites in Kansas, click here.