Cimarron Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Recreation Area Renovation Project

Located in the Cimarron Recreation Area and surrounded by tall cottonwood trees, this scenic campground has 12 campsites. A great variety of birds provide excellent wildlife viewing opportunities.  The Cimarron Fishing Ponds are nearby.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: All day
Rentals & Guides: Maps of the Cimarron National Grassland are available at the US Forest Service District Office for $14.00 each or send your request and funds to PO Box 300, 242 Highway 56 East, Elkhart, KS 67950. If sending a check, please make out the check to USDA Forest Service
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $7 per night

For more information, please call 620-697-4621

Permit Info: None
Open Season: Open Year Round
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Campsites are non-reservable.  Be aware of any fire restrictions. Do not park off constructed roads and parking areas.
Closest Towns: Elkhart, Rolla, Hugoton, Kansas
Water: Water system CLOSED 12/1/17 thru 3/31/18
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: USDA Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Elkhart, Kansas drive north on Highway 27 for 7 miles. Turn right (east) on FS 700 for 4 miles.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Camping & Cabins

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Picnic tables
Drinking water Water System closed 12/1/17 through 3/31/18
Toilets Vault
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Camping trailer
Areas & Activities


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3350 feet