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Rader Lodge Trip Planner

Our Trip Planning section makes your trip to Rader Lodge easy.

Directions & Location

Vehicle Travel - Our Lodge is located in North Central Kansas, just 4 hours from the Kansas City airport and 3 hours from Wichita.

Private Air Travel - Griffith Field Airport is 12 miles of the Lodge. There are 2 runways, with the longest at 2235 × 75 ft (681 × 23 m). Read more about Griffith Field here.

International Air Travel - Kansas City International Airport is 238 miles from Rader Lodge or 3 1/2 hours.

License Information

3 ways to purchase your license

  • Buy your Kansas license online before you come out to the lodge at the KDWP.
  • Buy your Kansas hunting or fishing license on the way at a gas station.
  • We have wireless internet at the lodge if you bring your laptop.

Official KDWP License and Permits Website

Area Entertainment

  • There is a 9 hole public golf course on Wakonda Lake.

Gear Checklist

Pheasant Hunting

  • Good water proof boots
  • Under Armour underwear / Moisture-wicking
  • Good hunting pants.
  • Blaze Orange hat
  • Shooting glasses
  • Good socks
  • Gun oil
  • Gloves and Mittens for cold weather
  • Heat packs