Cheyenne Bottoms Paddling This 19,857 acre basin is just northeast of Great Bend. As the largest interior marsh in the U.S, the refuge is vital to shorebird migration. Outside the water fowl season, only hand-powered boats are allowed. Life jacket laws are enforced.
Stone and Veteran's Lake Paddling Two jewels of Great Bend, featuring shade, walking trails, grilling pits, and picnic areas. Enjoy a quiet afternoon on the lake. In addition to paddling, these lakes are perfect for intimate family gatherings, yet close to all city amenities.
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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