Cimarron Ponds Fishing Site


Located in the Cimarron Recreation Area, these four, man-made ponds, were constructed for migratory birds.  There is an accessible fishing pier, covered picnic sites, and campgrounds nearby. Trout are stocked in the ponds in the winter and channel catfish are stocked during the summer. Please refer to Kansas Dept of Wildlife and Parks for further information regarding licensing, size limits, etc.

At a Glance

Fees: None. Kansas state fishing license is required.
Restrictions: No swimming.
Closest Towns: Elkhart, Rolla, Hugoton, Kansas
Water: available
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Cimarron Ranger District office, 620-697-4621

General Information

Directions: From Elkhart, Kansas, travel 7 miles north on Hwy 27, turn east (right) on FS 700 and continue 4 miles. Ponds are located in the Cimarron Recreation Area on the north side (left) of the road.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Lake and Pond Fishing

Trout are stocked in the ponds in the winter and channel catfish are stocked during the summer.

Picnicking

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.135847

  Longitude : 
-101.821233

  Elevation : 
3350 feet