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John Redmond Lake Horse Trail in Kansas

John Redmond Reservoir (Hickory Creek Trail) Horse Trail – Coffey Co., 3 miles north of Burlington, Kansas, on Hwy. 75, south of BETO Junction (Hwy 75/I-35). At south end of New Strawn, turn and go west for approx. 1/2 mile on Embankment Road SW; take sweeping curve to the left and continue 1 mile. The entrance to Damsite parking is located just before you start across John Redmond Dam. Upon entering the park, take an immediate right and then another right to reach the Pin Oak and Damsite North areas.

Hickory Creek Trail includes approximately 15 miles of multi-use trails with a variety of terrain – woodlands, rocky creeks, open prairie, old roads. Day use parking and primitive camping available at Pin Oak area. Horses cannot be tethered to trees, shelters, or other campground facilities. Campground includes outhouses, water hydrant, tie poles, picnic tables. Riders must clean up waste generated by horses (manure, hay, etc.) prior to departure. Horse trailers are allowed to be parked off established campsite pads in Pin Oak area only. Trail closed during firearms season. Plans are to increase trail length to 30 miles and add campground with utilities, if enough interest. Corps of Engineers project, 620-364-8613 or 620-364-8614. Trails are susceptible to high lake levels; call the Corps Office before you haul.

 

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