April 1 – April 30 – 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Wednesdays
May 1 – Sept 4 – 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday – Saturday
Sept 5 – Sept 30 – 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Closed on Wednesdays
October 1 – October 31 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday – Sunday
Use this link to reserve your camping spots online!
Complete information regarding Lake Wabaunsee Rules and Regulations is available at the Permit Office located at the swimming beach/boat ramp. You may also download a copy of the rules and regulations here.
Permits are required for Camping, Fishing, and Boating.
|Resident season Fishing Permit (Lake Wabaunsee or Eskridge Resident)||$9.00|
|Non-resident Season Fishing Permit||$13.50|
|1-day Fishing Permit||$3.00|
|5-day Fishing Permit||$5.75|
|Season Guest Fishing Permit with restrictions
(3 guest limit named on permit and must be accompanied by person holding season fishing permit)
|Camping Permits – Per Unit – Per Day||$6.00|
|RV Parking Per Unit – Per Day||w/o electric
|w/electric $18.00 Premium site $20.00|
|RV Dump Station for non-campers||$14.00|
|Any non-motorized floating device per season||$20.00||$48.00|
|Any floating device per season – 10HP and under||$30.00||$48.00|
|Any floating device per season – 11HP to 50HP||$80.00||$101.00|
|Any floating device per season – 51HP to 100HP||$98.00||$129.00|
|Any floating device per season – 101HP to 165HP||$115.00||$168.00|
|Any floating device per season – 166HP and over||$128.00||$208.00|
|One Day Boating Permit
(One Day permits will not be sold for holidays or holiday weekends)
|Five Day Boating Permit||$108.00||$108.00|
Fishing permits are required for ages 16 to 74. City employees, volunteer firefighters of Fire District #5, excluding their family members, shall be exempt from the requirements to purchase a Lake Wabaunsee fishing permit. A resident is defined as any citizen residing in Wabaunsee County and those who own homes at Lake Wabaunsee. The fee for opening gates in the offseason will be $50. Camping on the following holidays will require a 4 day MINIMUM for stays involving Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. There will be a fee of $10 to rent/reserve a shelter house for 4 hours during NON-HOLIDAY weekends (it is free to use if available). There will be a fee of $20 to rent/reserve a shelter house for 4 hours during HOLIDAY weekends.
ALL PERMITS ISSUED AT LAKE WABAUNSEE PARK BY THE CITY OF ESKRIDGE ARE SUBJECT TO KANSAS STATE STATUTES AND BOATING REGULATIONS.
Effective April 2, 2008 ALL water craft will be inspected for aquatic nuisance species each time prior to launching. Please educate your friends and neighbors of this potential hazard.