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Lake Shawnee

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Plenty of things for the kids

Great place to take your kids for play. There are multiple parks and things to do on the lake like... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rosequeen38
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Topeka, Kansas
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Just beautiful

Lots of exciting, fun new equipment to rent. We had a great time on the new paddle boats... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Annie P
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“golf course”(21 reviews)
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3137 SE 29th St, Topeka, KS 66605-1815
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to take your kids for play. There are multiple parks and things to do on the lake like fish or cattle boat. It has a beautiful flower garden

Thank rosequeen38
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of exciting, fun new equipment to rent. We had a great time on the new paddle boats! Beautiful, well maintained gardens and trail.

Thank Annie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake Shawnee has a wonderful 7 mile bike and walking trail! It has a lake for boating and skiing and a adventure land for children to experience paddle boats! It has Ted Ensley gardens that have a beautiful tulips in the Spring along with other...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful park with several walking paths, creeks, waterfalls, gazeebo, and lots of flowers. Covered bridge, lots of birds and squirrels. Lovely place to relax.

Thank Donald L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well run facilities and large campsites make this a good destination for a weekend or extended stay. Nearby Topeka has much to offer including shows at the Civic center and many dining eateries.

Thank Geoffrey Y
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The lodge that overlooks the lake can easily handle over 100 people. It has a kitchen and 2 restrooms. It work well for our group.

Thank skipsaundra
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Lake Shawnee offers a quiet place to read, have coffee with friends, family picnics with multiple playgrounds,a bike ride or walk around a safe path circling the Lake. If the water is calling you, swim, sail or ski. Fisherman have private favorite spots or enjoy...More

Thank ebgb1972
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Enjoy strolling or walking along the wide walkways around the various places at the lake for exercise especially with my family in the early morning while it is cooler. Colorful pathways and views keep you on your goal of steps! Everyone is courteous and mindful...More

Thank roadtrip2004
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a well maintained park that has really nice wide trails with an awesome view of the lake. Several picnic and play areas for kids. They also have a really nice golf course.

Thank ls66611
Reviewed 11 July 2018

nice campground on the edge of the lake, reasonably priced & close to pretty much everything - watch a baseball game next door too, bring your fishing pole & kayak too

Thank Jan S
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Domonique R
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Response from eagle060101 | Reviewed this property |
Far as I know I have seen them on the water.
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