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Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issues a Watch Status for Blue-Green Algae in Zones A and B of Perry Lake. **updated August 10, 2018

Date:  August 17, 2018

Lake Elevation: 888.81

Multi-Purpose Pool Level: 891.50

Discharge: 25 cfs 


8:00 am Reading:  70° F

High:  89° F

Low:  68° F

Water Surface Temperature:  82° F

Precipitation:  0.00

General Lake Information: 

Perry Lake swim beach closed for 2018 season


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake announce the public swim beach will be closed for public safety due to ongoing recreation upgrades. Once the improvements to the swim beach are complete, visitors will enjoy a new restroom and outdoor wash stations. The Corps is also working to stabilize the beach shoreline and add a retaining wall.


During this closure, the public is encouraged to use the beach located in the Perry State Park, they can be reached at 785-246-3449 for any questions.


For more information contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake at 785-597-5144.

- Courtesy docks are now available at all Corps managed boat ramps   

-The ATV Area is open. For a list of all ATV rules, please look at the complete list on our website or at the trailhead of the ATV area.

If the current information is not available online, use the external references below or contact Perry Lake's project office directly at 785-597-5144.

Current Conditions for Kansas Streamflow:  http://waterdata.usgs.gov/ks/nwis/current/?type=flow

Current Conditions for Kansas Lakes and Reservoirs: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/ks/nwis/current/?type=lake&group_key=NONE

National Weather Service:  http://www.weather.gov/top/