There are currently NO active watches at Perry Lake
**updated August 31, 2018
The Perry Lake Project is regulated by Title 36 CFR 327 governing public use of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water resources development projects. For a list of all rules and regulations please reference this link.
Perry Project Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
10419 Perry Park Drive
Perry, Kan. 66073
Phone: (785) 597-5144
Nov 14 2013
Swimming at the Lake
Follow after these smart kids and wear your life jacket when you swim at the lake.
Buck in the woods
Whitetailed deer are abundant at Perry Lake. If you're quiet and has patience you can catch a glimpse of a deer like this one.
Perry Lake Yatch and Marina
You can rent a boat, store your boat, get boat supplies, or have your boat worked on at Perry Lake Yatch and Marina.
Deer in a meadow
Keep an eyes on the woods and meadows around the lake and in our parks and you're bound to see some wildlife.
Perry Lake at sunset
Catch some beautiful scenary at Perry Lake around sunset.
Two young bucks
Camp at Perry Lake and you'll be right next to deer and other wildlife. Keep in mind to not harass the wildlife and let them be for your their safety and yours. If you have problems flag down a Ranger for some help.
Trail volunteers help out to build a foot bridge for the Perry Lake Trail. Volunteer work is very beneficial and important to our mission. To volunteer please contact our project office.
Beautiful scenary can be found in abundance at Perry Lake at sunset.
Delaware Marsh is located below the Perry Lake Dam. The marsh offers a refuge for migratory birds and habitat for local wetland critters. A 1.5 mile hiking trail surrounds the marsh.
Lake trails can lead you to unique scenary like this old rock walk.
Camping at the lake
A visitor sets up their campsite in one of our parks. Grab your gear and spend some time at the lake.
Lake trails will lead you to plenty of scenic areas around the lake.
Clouds over the lake
Here's beautiful lake scenary.
Sun through the clouds
The sun peaks through the clouds over the clouds over the lake.
A group of wild turkeys forage around the lake.
Rock Creek Shelter
Rock Creek Shelter offers a area to picnic for large groups. The shelter is open for use from 6:00am - 10:00pm and may be reserved fro $30.00/day. For more information go to our shelters link.
Old Town Shelter
Old Town Shelter offers a area to picnic for large groups. The shelter is open for use from 6:00am - 10:00pm and may be reserved fro $20.00/day. For more information go to our shelters link.
A fisherman at the lake shows off his catch.
With 11,000 acres of water at Perry Lake there are endless opportunities for water recreation. Don't forget to wear your life jacket.
One of the youth hunters from our special park hunt shows off the doe he harvested. For more information on youth hunts and other special hunts go to the special hunt link.
Friends gather at the Perry Lake ATV trail for some fun riding dirt bikes.
The Perry Lake Corps of Engineers manage an agricultural leasing program that is beneficial to local farmers as well as area wildlife.
Perry Lake Control Tower
Camping at Perry Lake
Perry Lake offers a variety off camping opportunities from sites with water and electrical hookups to primitive sites that get you closer to nature. All campsite come accomidated with a picnic table and fire ring. The price of camping ranges from $10-$18 per night and we do honor Senior and Disability Passes.
Perry Lake Dam
Aerial photography of Perry Lake Dam
Kid ATV rider
Perry Lake offers an ATV Trail with over 140 acres of easy to difficult terrain, as well as a children's riding area for vehicles 50cc's or smaller.
Perry Lake Mountain Biker
A competitive level mountain bike trail is local at the Perry State Park. The trail is a single tier stacked loop trail totaling 15 miles in length. Most of the trail is considered to be moderate to difficult. The trail consists of many hills, tight turns, off camber sections, fast trails and technical rocky sections.
Water Safety is About Saving Lives
Kansas State University Water Safety Message
Bobber the Water Safety Dog
Lost on the Lake