Ola May Earnest
Linn County Historical Museum & Genealogy Library
307 Park St, Pleasanton, KS 66075
Linn County Votes: Museum Curator
Located at the Jayhawk Sports Authority Complex just south of the Jayhawk Elementary School.
Frisbee Golf is also available.
The path is lit by solar lighting and now features exercise stations for users.
53 Fairway Dr. Mound City, KS 66056
9-hole, par-36 course. The course has a clubhouse, pro shop, swimming pool and tennis court. Shed rentals and golf cart rentals.
If the temperature is below 40 degrees, the golf course is closed.
W 1525th Rd, Parker, KS 66072
The Park is 5 1/2 miles west of K-7. It is 20 miles south of Osawatomie, or three miles north of Centerville on 1525 Rd. The park features several miles of trails that wind between woods, rock, outcrops, and more. Hikers can view an old spring that was used when the Pottawatomie Indians inhabited the area. The first large cross was erected in 1988 with 14 stations of the cross added after that. The trails are well worn and easy to follow; hikers are urged to carry water as the trails are cut off the beaten path.
520 S. First St. La Cygne, KS 66040
The La Cygne Community Park has several amenities and features the city pool, a Frisbee golf course, a lighted softball/baseball field, lighted tennis courts, soccer fields, and a skate park. Camping is available on a first come, first served basis for RVs and tents with five campsites. Water and electricity are available on-site, and showers and restrooms are nearby. The park offers free wi-fi.
The park is closed 12:01 – 6am. Events can preclude that closure with a special permit.
827 Main St. Pleasanton, KS 66075
Situated on the northwest corner of Main and Ninth streets, General Pleasanton Park commemorates the man for whom the city of Pleasanton was named. Union Gen. Alfred Pleasanton commanded a cavalry division and was instrumental in the victory at the battle of Mine Creek during the Civil War. The park was built by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce on property donated to the city by the Maschino family. The park now features a bronze bust of General Pleasanton, a large clock and the entrance to the community building that is being built by volunteers through grants and donations.
Mound City Lake is located 4 miles west of Mound City and covers 148 acres.
This lake has Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Walleye, Green Sunfish, and Redear Sunfish.
Channel Catfish have a creel limit of 2 with a minimum length of 15 inches.
Walleye have a creel limit of 2 with a minimum length of 18 inches.
Largemouth Bass have a creel limit of 5 with a minimum length of 13-18 inches.
Crappie have a creel limit of 50 with no length limit.
All other fish have no creel or length limit.
La Cygne Reservoir is the largest body of water to fish on in Linn County at 2400 acres! It is not a deep lake, as the maximum depth is only around 40 feet. The power plant is on La Cygne Lake, which makes it unique in both the county and state as the water is warm all year-round. La Cygne Lake is also one of the best Bass fishing spots in the state of Kansas.
The lake has a variety of fish. The most common are Bluegill, Black Bullhead, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Crappie, Flathead, Green Sunfish, Largemouth & Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass, Wiper, Walleye, and White Bass.
Channel Catfish have a creel limit of 10 with a minimum length of 18 inches.
Flathead & Blue Catfish have a creel limit of 5 with a minimum length of 18 inches.
Stripped Bass and Wiper have a creel limit of 2 with a minimum length of 18 inches.
Walleye have a creel limit of 5 with a minimum length of 15 inches.
All other fish listed have an unlimited creel limit and no length limit.
The Marais des Cygne Wildlife Area, Located 7 miles north of Pleasanton, is another great public fishing location.
Common fish in the wildlife area are Bluegill, Black Bullhead, Channel Catfish, Crappie, Flathead, Green Sunfish, Largemouth Bass, and Blue Catfish.
Bluegill, Black Bullhead, and Green Sunfish have unlimited creel limits and no length limits.
Crappie have a creeel limit of 50 with no length limit.
Channel and Blue Catfish have a creel limit of 10 with no length limit.
Largemouth have a creel limit of 5 with a 15 inch length limit.
Flathead have a creel limit of 5 with no length limits.