Construction on the 450-acre reservoir began in 2008, and the dam was completed in August 2009. The Horse Thief Reservoir is a site for recreational activities and also serves as a flood retention facility. The facility opened in June of 2010.
Camping, boating, skiing, swimming, picnicking, fishing. and hunting are just some of the great opportunities that are enjoyed at the Reservoir. The camping area has 42 camping sites with water and electric. A primitive camping area is also available. The camping area has a very nice shower and restroom facility located in the middle of all the camping area.
Ford County Lake
45 surface acres Three miles north, five miles east of Dodge City Open to the public Camping allowed in designated area
Mariah Hills Golf Course Pond
Two surface acres on the golf course located at 1800 Matt Down Lane in Dodge City Open to the public No boating
Coldwater City Lake
250 surface acres One mile south, one mile west of Coldwater, KS Open to the public Camping and boating allowed
One surface acre On the campus of Dodge City Community College 2601 North 14th Avenue, Dodge City Open to the public Camping available
Clark State Fishing Lake
337 surface acres Eight and a half miles southwest of Kingsdown Open to the public Camping and boating allowed
Meade State Lake
80 surface acres Eight miles south, five miles west of Meade, KS Open to the public Camping and boating allowed