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Lake Wabaunsee

Lake Wabaunsee is a wonderful recreational lake and community to call home, vacation or just visit!  This spring-fed lake cannot be matched for its spectacular view and hospitality in the Flint Hills of Wabaunsee County, Kansas.  Only a mere 45 minutes from Topeka, Manhattan, Emporia and Council Grove.

The Lake is host to two terrific restaurants, bait shop, church, community infrastructure and a soon-to-be completed 9-hole golf course.  Wabaunsee Pines Golf Course is a beautiful golf course that has been built with determination and hard-work by ALL volunteers and donations!  Native stone and plants of the prairie are incorporated into the greens of the golfers’ delight.

For more photos and information please visit the Community Websites:

www.lakewabaunsee.com and  lakewabaunseeproperties.com

Birds on WaterBe sure to take part in several lake attractions like fishing, boating, skiing, sailing, jet skiing, canoe/kayaking, bird watching, ice skating.  You also won’t want to miss the 4th of July Community Fireworks!

The City of Eskridge purchased the property that is now Lake Wabaunsee in 1937.  Although Lake Wabaunsee is a well-known recreation area with a placid appearance today, it was not developed without the usual turbulence of politics, financing and lack of total support that accompanies almost every public project in the course of civic progress. It had its oddities of the times just as every other generation has experienced them, before and after. While visiting the lake you will see the remnants of military influence; prisoner of war barracks have been renovated into quaint lakeside cabins and the dormitory for army personnel is now the Northshore Restaurant.   A video clip, regarding the building of the Lake, provided by the State Historical Society can be viewed at Kansasmemory.org (it is the third clip over and one down).

Come visit and you’ll be hooked on this quiet spot in the Flint Hills that we guarantee you will enjoy!

Hot Alma Nights

Come Join the Fun in Downtown Alma!

August 19, 2017! Hot Alma Nights!

 

Native Stone Scenic Byway Fall Stone Fence Workshop

Wabaunsee County Stone Fences 

 October 14 & 15, 2017

Click HERE for application

Upcoming Events
Wabaunsee Co. 4-H Flint Hills Jr. Shooter Annual Banquet Benefit Aug 26, 2017 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Sacred Heart Parish Hall, Paxico
Lake Wabaunsee Fall Market Sep 02, 2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM — Lake Wabaunsee
65th Annual Eskridge Labor Day Rodeo Sep 02, 2017 - Sep 03, 2017
3rd Annual Wabaunsee County Mountain Oyster Fry Sep 09, 2017 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM — Paxico
14th Annual Paxico Blues Festival Sep 16, 2017 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM — Paxico
Celebration of The Flint Hills - Native Stone Scenic Byway Gala Sep 16, 2017 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Annual Fall Rummage Sale and Bake Sale Sep 30, 2017 12:00 AM — Newbury
Native Stone Scenic Byway Fall Stone Fence Workshop Oct 14, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017 — Lake Wabaunsee
Second Annual Vintage Motorcycle Exhibit at The Volland Store Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017 — Volland
Pork Chop Supper Nov 04, 2017 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM — St. John Lutheran School
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