US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

Sylvan Park

Sylvan Park is located below the dam near the administration building. This area has become quite popular with people coming in from various locations to hunt during the winter months. Sylvan has a total of 25 campsites, 24 of which have electric and water. Additional facilities available include a reservable group camp which include 8 utility sites, one reservable day use shelter, playground, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball court, deer hanging station, sanitary dump station, and a heated shower building. Fees in this area are $18 for a basic site, $24 for water and electric, and $26 for water/electric/sewer. Our recreation season runs from May 15th to September 15th.

There is a $10 utility fee charge during the non-recreational season (September 16th to May 14th) at sites that provide electrical hookups. Standard sites without utility hookups are free.

Group Camp Area

This reservable group camp area currently consists of 8 RV campsites, 7 sites are back-in and 1 site is pull-through. There are 8 campsites that consist of water/electrical hook-ups and 1 is ADA compliant. Average length and width of the sites are 12' X 75'. This area is adjacent to (2) playgrounds, large ground fire ring, upright grill, group shelter (20' X 36'), a sand volleyball court, horseshoe pit, picnic tables, and a year round water borne facility (hot/cold water) with sinks, flush toilets, and showers.

Customers (not visitors) utilizing the camping facilities at Sylvan Park will be entitled to complementary passes which will allow them free access to Corps of Engineers managed boat ramps presently under the "day use fee system". These passes may be obtained at the Park Attendant station. Check-in time for the group camp is 2:00 p.m. and checkout the day of departure is 2:00 p.m. Gates to the group camp area will not be unlocked earlier than 2:00 p.m.

 

Make Reservations to Sylvan Park