St. Francis, KS

Hunting, and Fishing in Cheyenne County

"The Land Of Open Spaces and Friendly Faces"

St. Francis and Bird City


Hunters come from all over the United States to hunt in Cheyenne County. The wily ringneck pheasant was introduced into Kansas in 1906 and Cheyenne County's habitat has proven to be a near perfect environment for this game bird, with hunters finding some of the best pheasant hunting in western Kansas.

Public Fishing Areas

Kellerís Pond   ½ Mile NW of St. Francis

This city maintained 5 acre pond is stocked by the Kansas Fish and Game Commission and the fisherman can expect to find Large Mouth Bass, Catfish, and Bluegill.

State Fishing Lake 4½ miles SW of St. Francis

Public Hunting Areas

St. Francis Wildlife Area 480 Acres 4½ Miles SW of St. Francis

South Fork Wildlife Area 1000 Acres 12½ Miles NE of St. Francis

Walk-In-Hunting Access

3000 Acres of Cheyenne County Land Contact St. Francis Chamber for Locations   (785) 332-2961

Fee Hunting

Ringneck Country Sporting Clays   (785) 899-5882
Rex & Sandy Murray
2098 Rd. 80
Goodland, KS 67735

Golf Courses

Bird City Municipal Golf Course
5 Miles NW of Bird City, Ks

Riverside Recreation   (785) 332-2401
W. Highway 36
St. Francis, Ks 67756

Recreational Facilities

Cheyenne Theater   (785) 332-2747
104 W. Washington
St. Francis, KS 67756

St. Francis Athletic Club
122 W. Washington
St. Francis, KS 67756

Swimming Pools

Bird City Swimming Pool
Rich & Lebow
Bird City, KS 67756

St. Francis Public Pool   (785) 332-3410
207 S. Cherry
St. Francis, KS 67756

Public Parks

City Park - St. Francis

Located behind the county courthouse, the park offers playground equipment, basketball courts, covered picnic table, restrooms, and shelters.

Sawhill Park - St. Francis

The park features an acoustically unique band shell that is used by area residents for public performances.

Roadside Park - St. Francis

Free Campgrounds. Nestled amid tress, this park is located just south of Highway 36 in St. Francis, and is a welcome retreat for the weary traveler. The campground feature hot showers, indoor restrooms, picnic tables, grills, covered shelters and disposal facilities.

Van Doren City Park - Bird City

Shelter House, Restroom, Volleyball courts, Picnic Tables, Childrens Play Area.