• Little about us

    Welcome

    Timber Hills Lake Hunting & Fishing Adventures welcomes the outdoor enthusiast to visit the ultimate outdoor experience. Just over an hour from the Kansas City metro, only the highest quality facilities are offered. Our diverse and flexible outdoor Paradise offers a Corporate retreat with piece and quiet as well as a family friendly fun place to enjoy for a weekend or a vacation. Many weddings have enjoyed our grounds and picturesque views in every direction. Timber Hills Lake was named Monster Buck Territory of Bourbon County Kansas by the Bourbon County Commissioners.

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    Until

    31
    Mar

    Big Game Hunts

    World class trophy animals. Buffalo, Elk, Deer, and Rams. Rifle, Black Powder, and Bow hunts are our specialty.

    Until

    31
    Mar

    Upland Bird Hunts

    We feature Pheasant, Quail, Chucker. Ask about our european hunts and corporate outings. Guide dogs available.

    April 1st to

    31
    May

    Turkey Hunts

    Spring and Fall, Turkey hunts are semi guided and guided. Book your hunt today.

    Nov. 9th to

    31
    Jan

    Waterfowl

    Ducks, Geese, Teal, Wood Ducks. Call for migration pattern and details

    year
    round

    Fishing

    World class fishing. We have 20 lakes filled with many species. Bass, Crappie, Red Ear, Bluegill, Catfish, Small Mouth Bass, Wiper Bass, Trout (seasonal)

    year
    round

    Tours

    We have History, Wine, Star Gazing, Wildlife, and Night Light Tours.

  • Timber Hills Lake Hunting Packages

    The best of all worlds. You can hunt for Trophy Whitetail Deer, Elk, and Buffalo inside our 1,500 acres. Or, you can free range hunt on thousands of acres of Kansas rolling farmland for Whitetail Deer, Turkey, Duck, Doves, and Geese. We also now have Pheasants, Bobwhite and Chukar Quail. Like we said, the best of all worlds.

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    Hunts

    Whitetail Free Range Hunting

    Bow Season, Black Powder Season, Rifle Season

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    Trophy Whitetail

    Full Guide Service, Lodging, Homestyle Meals

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    Trophy Elk

    Full Guide Service, Lodging, Homestyle Meals

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    Trophy Buffalo/Bison

    Full Guide Service, Lodging, Homestyle Meals

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    WHITETAIL DEER Management Hunt

    Full Guide Service, Lodging, Homestyle Meals

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    Elk Management Hunt

    Full Guide Service, Lodging and Homestyle Meals

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    Turkey (Spring or Fall)

    According to Kansas Hunting Regulations

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    Waterfowl

    For Overnight Stay - See Lodging Fees

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    Predator Hunts

    Available during season

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  • Timber Hills Lake Fishing Packages

    A dream come true for most anglers, Timber Hills offers some of the best fishing in Kansas. Boasting a private 40 acre lake and many farm ponds, it will be hard to leave the boat once the abundant bass and crappie start biting! Off site fishing trips to nearby private farm ponds and reservoirs are also available. We have half-day trips, full-day trips and overnight stays with guides and picnic lunches. It doesn't get much better than this!
    * No License Required while on Timber Hills Property *

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    Fishing

    Free Fishing with Cabin Rental

    Bring Your Own Tackle

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    Fishing (Bass, Crappie, Blugill, Trout, and Catfish)

    1 Adults, Children 10 and under Free/Bring Your Own Tackle

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    Trout

    Rainbow and Golden Trout

    Crappie

    Monster Crappie!

  • Lodging Prices

    Cabins

    We provide all the comforts of home - you provide the memories!

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    Mini Cabins

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    General Store

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    2014 THLR PRICING

    Whitetail Deer Free Range

    Bow Only
    $2,000
    Rifle or Black Powder
    $3,000

    Trophy Whitetail

    155 - 170
    $5,500
    171 - 200
    $7,500
    201 and up
    $10,000

    Elk

    Cow
    $2,000

    Elk Trophy Hunts

    300 - 350
    $6,000
    351 - 400
    $7,500
    401 and up
    $10,000

    Buffalo Trophy Hunts

    Cow
    $2,300
    Mature Bull
    $2,800
    Roag Bull
    $3,000
    Herd Bull
    $3,600

    Turkey Hunts

    Per Bird
    $350

    Waterfowl Hunts

    1 Person
    $350 / day
    2 or more persons
    $225 / each / day

    Controlled Shooting ($100 Minimum)
    Pheasent
    $20 each
    Quail
    $9 each
    Chucker
    $13 each

    Fishing

    Daily charge for fishing
    $50 / day
    Trout that are kept
    $6.99 / lb
  • CONTACT ADDRESS

    Timber Hills Lake Ranch

    1369 Valley Road,
    Mapleton, KS. 66754
    Telephone: (620) - 743 - 4114
    E-mail: steven@timberhillslake.com

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  • Family Fun

    Timber Hills Lake prides itself on being a family friendly facility.

    Parents, share your passion for nature with your children and teach them the true beauty of being an outdoorsman. When the weekend is over, your kids won't want to leave!
    Stay at country beach cabins, explore civil war walls and old homesteads and marvel at country-living or book a spa treatment in the nearby Old Historical Manor. During the evenings, stargaze and share stories.
    Experience family fun at it's best while creating memories that will last a lifetime. Endless adventure possibilities provide something for everyone when you stay with us at Timber Hills.

    Lake Activities

    You are sure to catch the big one while fishing at one of our lakes, or try your luck by hiking to one of the 12 ponds that surround the Timber Hills Lake property.
    Pontoon boats, canoes and kayaks are available for your enjoyment on our big lake. The smaller lake has a beach front perfect for relaxing in the sun or swimming.
  • Exploring Nature

    Our guides will take you and your family on a guided tour of the grounds. They will talk to you about the wagon train roads that are on the property and you can enjoy seeing the civil war walls and old homesteads. We can take you on a late night animal sighting trip where you can spotlight animals at night in the wild. There are many trips available depending on your family's desires. Just ask and you may be surprised at what we can dish up for you.

    Exploration Trips

    Hiking

    Follow trails through the woods while wildlife surrounds your every move.

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    Photography

    If you are looking for nature shots you will not find a better place than Timber Hills Lake.

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    4 Wheeler Adventure Tour

    We offer many tours from wine and cheese to wildlife and history adventures. Ask about our adventure tours when you book your cabin stay.

  • Whitetail Free Range

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    Whitetail Free Range Hunts. According to Kansas Hunting Regulations. Rifle, Bow, or Black Powder.

    Mapleton KS, Whitetail Capitol of the World. 70 % success rates, avg. 150" to 170" some above 200". Semi-guided, 5 days, hunt hundreds of acres, blinds and tree stands, 4 nights lodging in our comfortable cabins, with homestyle meals served in our lodge. We field dress, haul, and cape out your trophy. We will gladly help make arrangements with local meat processors and taxidermists.






  • Trophy Whitetail

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    Whitetail Deer Trophy Hunts October - January Rifle, Bow, Black Powder

    Fully guided hunts on our 1,500 acre perserve. We use 4X4 utility vehicles to place you and your guide in one of 30 blinds or tree stands in persuit of your trophy buck. 3 days of hunting with 2 nights lodging in our comfortable cabins, and homestyle meals served in our lodge. We field dress, haul, and cape out your trophy. We will gladly help make arrangements with local meat processors and taxidermists.
    155-170" $5,500; 171-200" $7,500; 200 and up" starting at $10,000
    Scored by Gross Inches No Hunting License Required




  • Trophy Elk

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    Elk Trophy Hunts October - January Rifle, Bow, Blackpowder

    Fully guided hunts on our 1500 plus acre perserve. Hunt our cedar glades, stalk the savanahs,or the forested hills and valleys in persuit of your trophy bul, and your skills will be challenged. 3 days of hunting with 2 nights lodging in our comfortable cabins, and homestyle meals served in our lodge. We field dress, haul, and cape out your trophy. We will gladly help make arrangements with local meat processors and taxidermists.
    300-350" $6,000 351-375" $7,500 376-400" $10,000 400"+, $250 for each add'l inch
    Elk Cow $1,700
    Scored by Gross Inches No Hunting License Reguired



  • Trophy Buffalo/Bison

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    Buffalo Trophy Hunts    January - March    Rifle, Black Powder, Bow

    Fully guided hunts on our 1,500+ acre perserve. Hunt Kansas the way it was 200 years ago. Experience the thrill of the legend. Be challenged and awed while your prey thunders, swarms,, and circles to protect their own. 3 days of hunting with 2 nights lodging in our comfortable cabins, and homestylye meals served in our lodge. We field dress, haul and cape out your trophy (this is big). We gladly help make arrangements with local processors and taxidermists.
    Mature Bull $2,800; Herd Bull $3,600; Cow $2,300





  • Whitetail Deer Management Hunt

    Call for Availibility

    3 days, 2 nights (if needed 2 added days / no charge)
    All other figured per trophy fees - refer to regular trophy pricing
  • Elk Management Hunt

    Call for Availibility

    3 days, 2 nights (if needed 2 added days / no charge)
    Refer to regular trophy pricing for any bull over 300 gross inches
  • Turkey Hunt

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    Turkey Hunts Spring or Fall According to Kansas Hunting Regulations Rifle, Bow, or Black Powder

    Come and match wits with wild America's most challenging bird. Your patience, knowledge, and skill will be put to the test as you call in your huge gobbling tom. Adding to your adventure, our diversified land of oak/hickory forests, and prairies are crisscrossed with Civil War era stone fences, including a bridge that once supported war wagons, cannons, and covered wagons.
    1 Day, Bird Hunt,$350 Per Bird; Lodging $50; Guide Service Available





  • Waterfowl

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    3+ Hunters Lunch Provided $350 each

    2 Hunters Lunch Provided $400 each
    1 Hunter Lunch Provided $500
    Addtional Days Lunch Provided $50 per Day, Per Hunter (See Lodging Fees)
    Guide and Dog Service Available on Request






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    Deposits/Payment

    If you are booking Big Game Hunt a deposit of $2,500 is required at time of reservation. All packages not cancelled within 60 days of your scheduled hunt will result in forfeit of 100% of your deposit. All packages cancelled prior to 60 days of your scheduled hunt will have a 10% processing fee charged and taken out of your deposit. If a member of your party does not show for the hunt, the $2,500 deposit is forfeited. When booking a Turkey, and/or, Waterfowl hunt, 100% of your balance must be paid in full at time of reservation. This payment is non-refundable.

    Permits

    Kansas Hunting License (Resident and Nonresident Hunting License required for Free Range Hunting) a Timber Hills Hunting / Fishing Permit included in package. It is the responsibility of the hunter to obtain the proper permits and licenses. All of the hunting permits and licenses are available for purchase on-line. Please go to the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Website for further details. Hunting Seasons can be located http://www.kdwp.state.ks.us/news/Hunting/When-to-Hunt/Sportsmen's-Calendar

    Hunt Schedules

    Three Days / Two Nights *
    (Arrive between 7am and Noon)
    Day One - Hunt from 1 pm - 5 pm
    Day Two - Hunt from 6 am - 4 pm
    Day Three - Hunt from 6am - depart by 5pm
    Two Days / 1 Night *
    (Arrive between 7am and Noon)
    Day One - Hunt from 1 pm - 5 pm
    Day Two - Hunt from 6am - depart by 5pm
    * On large game hunts booking may be extended up to 5 days at no extra charge. You may bring your own dog. Special hunts can be arranged. Self guided hunts can be arranged.

    What to Bring

    • Gun Case
    • Shells
    • Comfortable Boots
    • Shooting Glasses
    • Hearing Protection
    • Hunter Orange Hat and Vest
    • Camouflage Gear / Outerwear
    • Comfortable Hunting Clothes (appropriate for time of year)
    • Coolers for Game Transport
    • Dogs (optional)
    • Binoculars (optional)
    • Camera (optional)

    Note:

    Anyone born on or after July 1, 1957 must have completed a certified hunter safety course to hunt wild birds in Kansas. Please visit the KDWP home page for further information.
  • Fish For Free With Cabin Rental!

    Lots of fish have been caught at Timber Hills. We have had two fishing tournaments.

    The list would include:
    • 6-9 lb Largemouth Bass
    • 16-18" Crappie
    • 1-10 lb Trout, Wipers, and Small Mouth Bass
    • 8-10 lb Catfish
    With a whole lot of adventure, fun, and excitement, in between... or actually on the end of someone's line. It should and could be you!
  • Fishing Adventures Year-round

    Our largest lake is 40 acres and we have 12 additional lakes and ponds on our private property. These are stocked with Bass, Crappie, Bluegill, and Catfish. Our lake viewed from our cabin decks is stocked with 2-8 pound Rainbow and Golden Trout. Come and fill the thrill as your line sings out of the reel, and your rod bows while landing a really big one. Make sure you bring your camera, because you'll need "photo proof" for the fish stories you'll catch at Timber Hills lake.
    Fishing is free with an overnight cabin or lodge stay. Full Day, 1 adult (children under 10 are free) $50. You can bring your own boat or rent one of our "Hotwoods" Fishing and Trolling Pontoons for $50 per day. 2 Adults Weekend Package(children under ten are free), 3 days with two nights in our comfortable cabins, $250. +125 per day for a guide and picnic lunch.
  • Fishing

    Things to Know:

    * Our ponds are subject to the state fishing regulations. However we do set our own limits. You will be briefed what those pending limits are for each pond.
    * Rooms are available to be booked if needed.
    * Please be aware that the property has wild animals, you must be alert at all times.
    * Daily take home limit not to exceed 10 fish. Limit and Catch & Release Guidelines are posted at Lodge.
    * On Timber Hills property no license is required - when on Free Range Property permits and licenses are not included. It is the responsibility of the fisherman to obtain the proper permits and licenses. Most permits and licenses are available for purchase on-line. Please go to the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Website for further details.

    What to Bring:

    * Kansas Fishing License (Required for Free Range Fishing) On Timber Hills property Fishing Permit included in package.
    * Rods and Reels
    * Tackle
    * Season appropriate clothing
    * Rain gear
    * Sun screen and sun glasses
    * Camera (optional)
    * Cooler (optional)

    Cancellation Policy

    100% of balance is due 15 days prior to your scheduled arrival. If you notify us that you are canceling your reservation at least ten days prior to your scheduled arrival, your deposit will be refunded, less a $50.00 cancellation fee. If cancellation is made within ten days of your scheduled arrival, your deposit will not be refunded. No-shows will be charged the full amount.
  • Hiking

    Follow trails through the woods while wildlife surrounds your every move. Explore Civil War era rock walls and search for Native American arrow heads and tools used by local tribes. Explore old homesteads that our fore fathers lived in and farmed. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy an overlook spot or find an opening in the forest or on a lakeside and have a family picnic in nature's beauty.
  • Photography

    If you are looking for nature shots you will not find a better place than Timber Hills Lake. The oak/hickory decidous forests of the Ozark Highlands blend with remants of short and long grass prairies and are filled with wild flowers, animals and plants. Civil War era rock walls roll for miles and old Wild West homestead sites still stand throughout the grounds. A stone bridge from the wagon train days is still intact.
    The wildlife is abundant. Buffalo, Giant Elk and world class Whitetail Deer in velvet antlers most of the summer roam the property.
    You may see coyotes and bobcats with their pups and cubs, birds of the wild and much, much more. The lake and ponds are full of wildlife shots. Spend days in the wild and the photos will be family treasures you will remember for the rest of your life.
  • Cabins

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    Book one of our lodges for a business meeting, party or family gathering. We also have cabins for a private stay for your group, or share the spaces with fellow travelers. All of our cabins are centrally located on the property and perfect for small to large groups or families looking for time away. Each cabin is designed to provide comfortable sleeping quarters for up to six guests, barbeque grills and a kitchenette. Arrange for meals to be prepared for you, or bring and cook your own food. Please call to discuss the possibilities and available dates.


    Pricing - $125 per night





  • Mini Cabins

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    Please call to try one of these cabins on your next trip.



    Question: Would you buy a car before you test drove it? These beautiful mobile cabins are built by THL and are all for sale. A try it before you buy it deal like no other. Ask us about pricing and take your cabin home. Shipping available upon request.










  • General Store

    Shirts, Hats, Sweatshirts, Pants, Jackets, Mini Cabins. Coming Soon!

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    Vacancy fills up fast!

    Call

    (620)-743-4114

    to book your next adventure today!

  • Predator Hunts

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    Our predator hunts are so much fun that you will be back for sure.

    We have many packages to offer but one of our favorite's for our guests is our action packed 24 hour experience.

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  • Corporate / Executive Retreats

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    We have full service internet for business meetings as well as a lodge that hosts meetings and group dining.

    Our industrial kitchen would make any chef happy to prepare a feast for your group. We also do group breakfast, lunch, and dinners for our corporate guests.

    We can offer a variety of menu items to include wine and beverages.

    Our facility is here to entertain your group in a world class setting.

    We can offer team building activities, fishing derbys and much more. At Timber Hills Lake Ranch the sky is the limit.




  • Weddings

    Timber Hills Lake Ranch is the perfect setting for your perfect day. With Beautiful views, lakes, hillsides and overlooks, you will not find nicer views in Kansas.

    We have a full service kitchen and our lodge have an atmosphere that your guests will never forget. Our professionally tended full bar can service your every need.

    Many Brides and Grooms have enjoyed the property, and their guests were glad they came to such a beautiful place.

    Call for details and let us help you plan your dream day.







  • Family Reunions

    We are the place for families to reacquaint themselves and enjoy the outdoors and adventures.

    We have it all. It will be a family reunion that the family will remember for years to come.

    Call and reserve a date, you'll be glad you did.

  • Group Outings and Activities

    Our lodge is ideal to host any group that is looking for a place to have all on their own. We host groups of all sizes on our 2,000 acres.

    We have so many activities, from scavenger hunts to competition shooting events, that there are too many to list.

    We offer sleeping accommodations for up to 50 or more.

    Our full service kitchen and lakeside cabins ensure a comfortable stay.

    Call Timber Hills to find out more about our memorable group outings.