Grab your life jacket, sunscreen, and some cold drinks and head out for some paddling down the Arkansas River. Don't forget the binoculars - you will see several birds and wildlife on your journey. For access points, safety tips, and more, download the paddling brochure.
Stone and Veteran's Lake Paddling The two jewels of Great Bend which feature shade, walking trails, grilling pits, and picnic areas. In addition to paddling, these lakes are perfect for both family gatherings and city-sponsored events.
Arkansas River Access Great Bend is located almost in the center of Kansas at the apex of a giant northward bend of the Arkansas River. The waters flow north then turn south and east toward Wichita. Consider entering the Arkansas at the Stone Lake entrance, Dartmouth entrance, or the Ellinwood entrance.
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