Keith Sebelius Reservoir (Prairie Dog State Park)

Description:

Norton Dam and Keith Sebelius Reservoir are features of the PSMBP - Almena Unit. The reservoir is open 24 hour and has good access. Available species include walleye, saugeye (sauger/walleye hybrids), wipers, largemouth bass, crappie, and channel catfish. Irrigation supply reservoir experiencing moderate fluctuations. The reservoir has 2,181 water surface acres, 5668 land acres and 32 miles of shoreline. Fishing season is year-round. Public hunting is available for deer, upland game, and waterfowl. Special hunts can be arranged by application for youth, disabled, or family hunts. Current Reservoir Levels A stabilized/reconstructed rammed earth house from the 1890's called the "Adobe House", furnished with items from the general time period, is open by appointment only.

Directions:

Site is located 4 miles southwest of Norton, Kansas. Nearest highway is U.S. 36. From Norton, 4 miles west on U.S.36 and 1 mile south on KS 261.

Phone:

785-877-2953

Email:

prairiedogsp@wp.state.ks.us

Address:

KS Dept. Wildlife & Parks Prairie Dog State Park/Norton Wildlife Area Box 431 Norton, KS 67654

Activities:

Boating Historic & Cultural Site Camping Fishing Hiking Hunting Picnicking Recreational Vehicles Water Sports Wildlife Viewing

Organization:

BOR - Bureau of Reclamation

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