25398 South Mayfield Road
Pretty Prairie, KS 67570
About Cheney Reservoir
Cheney Reservoir is a reservoir in the state of Kansas, about 30 miles south of Wichita, Kansas. Built in 1964 as a reprocessing office, it was completed in 1965 as part of the National Park Service's National Wildlife Refuge System.
The lake was built to provide water to the Wichita metropolitan area and provide outdoor recreation and flood control. The Cheney Reservoir is located about 30 miles south of Wichita, Kansas, in the state of Kansas. The reservoir supplies the city and its suburbs with about 1.5 million acres of water annually.
The lake is 17 feet deeper than normal in the basin and the sprawling 9,537-acre water area offers a variety of family-friendly summer activities. Add your photos to the Cheney Reservoir, Kansas, on our Facebook page for more information about the lake and its activities and activities for children.
The 67-mile coastline is open to the public in spring and summer, but protected areas for waterfowl, including Cheney Dam and adjacent wetlands, are off limits.
For those who like fishing, jig fishing is especially popular, and Cheney Lake is a popular destination for striped perch, bluefish, yellowfin tuna, redfish, whitefish and other species.
At the end of March and beginning of April the dam is a hiking paradise, in May white perch spawn and in June and July the catfish are often feeding.
Cheney Reservoir covers 7,412 hectares of public land and Cheney Lake has a fish cleaning station, fishing pier and boat ramp.
On the north side of the waterfowl sanctuary there is a road that is perfect for observing wild animals. The primary wildlife species are beavers, but there are also a variety of other species such as deer, elk, elk, coyote, fox, owl, peregrine falcon and other birds of prey. Also common in Kansas is the Great Blue Heron, a species found in the area, as well as many other species.
There are two fun and challenging hiking trails, which are a good choice for nature and animal lovers. The Spring Creek nature trail is about 1.5 km long and was awarded the Millennium Trail Award by First Lady Hillary Clinton. It is a good choice for nature or animal lovers and one of the most popular hiking trails in Kansas.
Cheney Lake is located in Wichita, Kansas, USA, about one mile from downtown Wichita. The Cheney Reservoir offers a beautiful view of the Wichita skyline and the Kansas State Capitol in the distance. The lake is also a popular destination for picnics on the tree - lined streets in downtown Wichita and for fishing and swimming.
With so many great features, it's easy to understand why you're visiting Cheney Lake, and if you're looking for something fun and exciting in southern Kansas, Cheney Reservoir should be at the top of your list.