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Lake Shawnee
Lake Shawnee


Overview
Lake Shawnee was built as a Work Progress Administration project. Construction began in 1935 and was completed on September 3, 1939, when over 5,000 fishermen celebrated the opening day.
 
Lake Shawnee offers the most surprising recreational opportunities around. Over one million users annually enjoy the beauty and diversity of Lake Shawnee.  Lake facilities include The Garden House, Reynolds Lodge, marina, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, open spaces, campground, golf course, shelter houses, swimming beach with water slide, playgrounds and water activities of every kind. Special events and recreation programs make it a favorite stop in Northeast Kansas. Lake Shawnee campground is open year round for RV and tent camping. Special events are hosted throughout the summer for registered campers. Kansas State Fishing and Trout licenses are required for Lake Shawnee.  Shelter houses are available for rental throughout the summer with four shelters available year-round. 

View the Lake Shawnee Map.

Amenities, Attractions and other Resources:  
Bettis Family Sports Complex Ski Club
Camp Ground Swim Beach
Lake Shawnee Girls Softball Complex Ted Ensley Gardens - 2015 Tulip Time
Lake Shawnee Recreation  Topeka Rowing
Marina Yacht Club

2014 Lake Shawnee Closings and Restrictions


Contact Us
Lake Shawnee

3137 SE 29th St.
Topeka, KS 66605

Ph: (785) 251-2600

Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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