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Stories and Tips Council Grove

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Historic Council Grove

Written by Casual Tourist on 17 Jan, 2001

The location of the present day Council Grove has a history of European visitors and settlers dating back to the 1520s. This is the location where Coronado is said to have crossed the Neosho River on his quest for the fabled city of gold.…Read More


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Marvelous Rocks

Written by Casual Tourist on 17 Jan, 2001

One of the unique rock areas that we've found is along the shore near the east side of the dam. We've found geode-like formations here as well as many other interesting stones. I just like rocks but am not very good at identifying…Read More


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Wildlife Viewing Area

Written by Casual Tourist on 17 Jan, 2001

If you approach Council Grove Reservoir from the west via the Kelso Road you come across a barely marked wildlife viewing area. The roads here, as many in Kansas, are minimum maintenance so it may be that you park your vehicle and walk into…Read More


Eagles reported to winter at the lake

Written by Casual Tourist on 17 Jan, 2001

Council Grove Reservoir is listed as one of the places in Kansas where many eagles spend parts of December and January. This is probably a true claim, but we've visited the lake in the winters of 2000 and 2001 and have not seen any…Read More


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