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Oct 22, 2012 - Minooka Park

We are receiving a lot of emails asking about our campsite in Kansas. It is a Corps of Engineer Park called Minooka Park located on Wilson Lake. It is located in the middle of Wilson and Sylvan Grove, Kansas. The cost for us per night with our "old age" pass is only $4. It is normally $8, but the price was cut in half for the fall season. What a deal! I don't think we have ever found a better site for the money, the only cheaper way to go is boondocking. :-) When we decided to drive through Kansas, Jerry asked me to find a campground...

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Apr 23, 2012 - Wilson Lake Area

Today we landed at another Corps Park in the Wilson Lake Area. We love the Corps Parks and we especially loved the many water sites that were available at the Wilson Lake Corps Park. One of the fascinating things about this area are the miles and miles of stone fenceposts. The early settlers had problems finding wood on the treeless plains so they started quarrying rock to use for posts. North Central Kansas is known as the Land of the Post Rock. According to the Corps internet site "The stone used for posts and homestead buildings was...

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