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Public health warning in effect
Blue-green algae are actually types of bacteria known as Cyanobacteria. Click the links below for updated information.
But it where you burn it.
Buy It Where You Burn It
Moving Firewood Transports TreeKilling Insects & Diseases. Remember to acquire your firewood locally near the campground or use certified pest free firewood.
The Milford Lake Corps of Engineers manage an agricultural leasing program that is beneficial to local farmers as well as area wildlife.
Natural Resource Management
The Milford Lake Corps of Engineers manage an agricultural leasing program that is beneficial to local farmers as well as area wildlife.
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Milford Lake has 15,700 surface acres of water and 163 miles of shoreline, making it the largest in Kansas.
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Construction of the dam began July 13, 1962, five years later the multipurpose pool elevation of 1144.4 m.s.l. (mean sea level) was reached.

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Contact Milford Lake

Milford Project Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
5203 North K-57
Junction City, Kansas 66441

Phone: (785)238-5714

Email: Milford@usace.army.mil

 

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Visitor Center:

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Campground Fee Booths:

Wednesday - Sunday 7 a.m. to 8 a.m / 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 15th - September 30th.

 Zones A & B in the south and middle sections of the lake are in a "Watch" status - (use caution when contacting lake water).  Zone C at the north end of the lake is in a "Warning" status due to elevated BG Algae cell counts - (avoid contact with the lake water in this zone).   All boat ramps and beaches remain open.

 

A Map of the zones for Milford Lake can be found here. For more information, please see the 2016 KDHE News Releases website and select the most current public health warnings concerning blue-green algae in Kansas waters or visit the KDHE Blue-Green Algae Blooms information page.