Campin’ Like It’s Christmas Contest

14th Annual Campground Christmas
Pioneer Camping Cabin
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT)
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT)

Pratt, KS -( If summer temps have you seeing red, why not add a little green to the mix in the form of Christmas decorations?

That’s right, the staff at Lovewell State Park invite you to celebrate this winter holiday early at their 14th Annual Campground Christmas on Saturday, August 20. As part of the festivities, campers are encouraged to decorate their campsites in a Christmas theme using any decorations they choose. Participants can register their site at the Lovewell State Park office until 5 p.m. on Saturday, and campsites will be judged at 8 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded at 11 a.m. on Sunday, August 21 at the Beach Shelter.

Park staff invite the public to come out and view the decorated campsites. A vehicle permit is required. Daily permits can be purchased for $5.00 and annual permits for $25.00.

For more information, call (785) 753-4971.

About the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism:

As a public steward of the Kansas natural resources, the mission of the Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism is to: Conserve and enhance Kansas natural heritage, its wildlife and its habitats–to assure future generations the benefits of the state’s diverse, living resources; Provide the public with opportunities for the use and appreciation of the natural resources of Kansas, consistent with the conservation of those resources; Inform the public of the status of the natural resources of Kansas to promote understanding and gain assistance in achieving this mission.

For more information on KDWPT, please visit