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Stories and Tips Junction City

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The Great Turkey Chase

Written by Casual Tourist on 06 Sep, 2000

One of the funniest events that happened to us at Milford Lake began when we were on the road home. As we drive along the edge of the lake I always keep an eye out for wildlife -- never know what you are going…Read More


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Eagles at Milford Lake

Written by Casual Tourist on 28 Aug, 2000

It was by accident that my husband and I discovered eagles at Milford Lake. Being nature lovers and having two dogs that need a lot of exercise, we have been visiting the lake frequently since moving to Kansas in June of 1999. It…Read More


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Car Show at Thunderbird Marina - Milford Lake

Written by Casual Tourist on 29 Aug, 2000

In late August a local oldies radio station sponsors an annual car show at the Milford Lake Thunderbird Marina. My husband being a car nut (and what guy isn't?), convinced me that we should go. There were about 40 vehicles set up for show when…Read More


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Winter at Milford

Written by Casual Tourist on 29 Dec, 2000

Pristine beauty is what can be found at Milford on a snow-covered winter day. That and much wildlife. Hawks and eagles both reside at the lake during the winter and I have also seen several blue heron still lingering around the partially frozen…Read More


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Deer at Curtis Creek

Written by Casual Tourist on 25 Jan, 2001

Curtis Creek is entered via Trail Road and is one of the more developed areas at Milford Lake. There is a well-kept boat ramp and camping facilities here, as well as lots of paved parking. Normally, this is the type of area that…Read More


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More Heron at Milford

Written by Casual Tourist on 06 Sep, 2000

It was on an early morning in August 2000 that I saw four heron flying together over Milford Lake. They flew together within my sight for at least 20 minutes, beginning off to the north and circling around to the east and south.…Read More


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A Rare Sighting

Written by Casual Tourist on 06 Sep, 2000

I've been told by long-time residents of Kansas and people in the know that most of the large, long-legged birds in this area are blue heron. I was quite surprised to find large, long-legged white birds around Milford lake. Consulting my trusty Audubon field guide,…Read More


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Water Sports and Nature

Written by Casual Tourist on 04 Sep, 2000

There is a part of me that is reluctant to share Milford Lake with the rest of the world for fear of drawing too much attention to it and increasing the amount of water sport activities on the lake. This area of Kansas is…Read More


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Hawks at Milford Lake

Written by Casual Tourist on 28 Aug, 2000

Hawks are another of the wonderful birds that we see at Milford Lake. April 30, 2000 was an especially good day for watching hawks. My husband and I arrived at the lake in the early evening. Our main focus that day was…Read More


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Our dog Boris (Boreas Blue) at Milford Lake

Written by Casual Tourist on 28 Aug, 2000

We have a Siberian Husky that absolutely needs to have exercise and room to run. We've found that even though he is supposed to be a snow dog, he loves attacking waves. And we find plenty of those at Milford Lake. Because…Read More


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