Richey Cove

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Camp Type: Tent, RV
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Restroom: Flushing
Permit: Not required
Shower: Yes
Wifi: Not available
Entrance Fee: $18.00
Campfire: Allowed
Pet Fee: None
Leash Rule: On Leash
Description

Richey Cove is a lovely campground in eastern Kansas within Richey Cove Park in Council Grove. There are 43 reservable sites at Richey Grove, including a group campsite that allows for up to 40 people. Their spots fit RVs of all sizes, and there are all sorts of amenities on site to make your camping experience as comfortable as possible. Spots at this campground get plenty of shade from trees, but there are also lots of open grassy areas to choose from where you can get some sun. Fido can even come along for your camping trip, but they're required to be restrained by a leash or a pen and never left unattended.

Campsites at Richey Cove Campground come with picnic tables, electric hookups, and campfire rings, and there's also a dump station on-site. Daily rates start at $18, but vary depending on the type of site you need. The campground also has a playground and horseshoe pits to keep your family entertained. Richey Cove sits on the shores of Council Grove Lake -- in fact, the campground is the only designated swimming spot on the lake! There's also a boat ramp at the campground for visitors to use, and the lake has abundant crappie and catfish. This was the first lake in the state to be stocked with Saugeye.

Other recreational activities in the area include hunting for chicken, turkey, quail, and deer, and there are more than 2,700 acres of hunting land surrounding the campground. There's a network of trails surrounding Richey Cove, including the 1.25-mile Pioneer Nature Trail. This easy trail consists of two loops, and during your trek, you'll pass beautiful wildflowers and interpretive signs that provide details about buffalo wallows in the area.

Up to eight guests are permitted to stay at each single campsite in one RV and one tent or two tents. Each night, quiet hours are enforced from 10 PM to 6 AM to ensure campers are rested up to enjoy their stay at Richey Cove Campground!

Safety
Forest, Lake
Hunting Zone
Address
1268 KS-177
Council Grove, KS 66846
Open Months
April - October
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Address
1268 KS-177
Council Grove, KS 66846
Open Months
April - October