Blackhawk Horse Camp is located on the north side of Pomona Lake in Osage County,Kansas.
We are in between 110 Mile Park and Cedar Park on the Federal, Corps of Engineers side of the lake.
We are only…..
35 mins SE of Topeka Kansas,
25 mins west of Ottawa Kansas
30 mins NE of Osage City
25 mins NE of Lyndon Kansas
1 1/2 hours SW of Kansas City
GPS, Mapquest and Google Maps directions DO NOT WORK OUT HERE !!
It may give you the address but it WILL be WRONG! It may also lead you down unmaintained or dead end
roads that will be difficult to impossible to turn around on with a trailer! It will NOT take you on the most trailer friendly roads!!! Please follow the WRITTEN directions on this page for CORRECT and trailer friendly directions!! Cell phone service other than ATT will likely be spotty as well. Please write down, screenshot or print the directions to take with you!
From Topeka, Ks
75 Hwy south to 189th St –
(189th is gravel that crosses the hwy 4 miles south
of the 56 hwy exit. It’s approximately 13 miles from the S. Topeka Blvd/75Hwy Junction on the
south side of Topeka and 23 miles from the 470/75 Hwy Jnct.) Turn Left or East on 189th St. Go 4.1 miles to Croco Rd. turn right or South for 1.8 miles,
keep left at “Y” (this puts you on a large “S” curve)
After “S” curve you will be on 205th st
(go 0.3 miles) Take your next right on S Paulen Rd.
(there is a 4ft x 4ft sign on the corner)
Just a little bit further and YOU FOUND US!
From Emporia/Lyndon/Osage City via 75 Hwy North.
In Emporia take I35 North (NOT 335 turnpike) to 75Hwy. Turn left/North on 75 Hwy and go (20 miles) to the Roundabout N. of Lyndon at Hwy31/75/268 Jct. continue north on 75 Hwy from the roundabout for 6 miles to 189th St -(189th is gravel that crosses the hwy) Turn Right/East on 189th and go 4.1 miles to Croco Rd. At Croco Rd. turn Right/South for 1.8 miles, then keep left at “Y” (this puts you on large “S” curve) After “S” curve you will be on 205th St (go 0.3 miles) Take your next right on S Paulen Rd. at the 4ft X 4ft sign and proceed to the next campground sign.
From Ottawa Ks or Kansas City via I 35 South
I35 South to Ottawa Exit #187- Turn right, Go through stoplight(s) over river to Intersection for 68Hwy, Veer/turn right onto 68 Hwy West. (it is approximately 16 miles to your next turn)
68 Hwy West turns into 268 Hwy West
Continue on 268 West to Pomona Dam Rd
(This intersection has a resturant called Green Acres, A Gas/Convenience store, and a Pizza Parlor called Gaps, Pomona Dam Rd is directly across from it)
Turn right on Pomona Dam Rd.
Follow to next stop sign, turn left on South
Stubbs/Michigan Valley Rd.
(There will be a shorter way on your map or GPS
but our directions avoid a very steep hill
on Shawnee Hts Rd)
Go through the small town of Michigan Valley to
205th St and turn left.
Go to South Paulen Rd and turn left.
(this will be your fourth left, do not turn on
S Paulen Terr! which is before S Paulen Rd, the Terr is in very small letters on the upper right hand of the sign as is Rd. There will be a 4ft x 4ft sign for Blackhawk Horse Camp on the corner of your correct turn onto S Paulen Rd.) Go 0.2 miles down this road you will see us on the right/west side!
From the North via 56 Hwy/Via Overbrook
Turn South on Maple St and continue through Overbrook 3.9 miles to 189th St and turn right (W)
(blacktop curves left where 189th St (gravel) comes in) Go 2.1 miles to S Paulen Rd and turn left.
Go 2 miles to 205th St and turn right.
Go 0.3 miles to S Paulen Rd again and turn left at the 4ft x 4ft sign! We will be on the right about 0.2 miles at the next sign!