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Contact Blue Springs

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
10698 East 109 St.
Kansas City, MO 64134

Phone: (816) 761-6194

Email: Smithville@usace.army.mil

Blue Springs Lake News Releases

Camp Branch swim beach closed at Smithville Lake for precautionary measure
7/20/2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District identified a potential toxic blue green algae bloom at Smithville Lake near Camp Branch swim beach. As a precautionary measure,...
Army Corps of Engineers reports an increase in adult drowning at its lake and river projects this summer
7/9/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that more than 30 people lost their lives to drowning in June at lake and river projects the agency manages. The June statistics represent a 47 percent...
Corps of Engineers provides safety tips for Independence Day weekend
7/1/2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the nation's largest federal provider of water-based recreation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District stresses water safety and urges extra caution while in or...

Welcome to Blue Springs Lake

Follow CDC guidelines, even when outdoors. We are not staffed to maintain/clean lake & park areas. Be cautious about touching anything. Sanitize and wash often. Practice social distancing.
We are taking precautions and have closed our Visitor Center effective March 13, 2020. We will continue to monitor the situation and will provide timely updates regarding other potential facility closures at our lakes on our websites and/or social sites.
ATTENTION all supporters of the Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns campaign. Create a 55- and 25-second video PSA and you could win up to a total of $8,000. You have until September 1, 2020.
Pests like the invasive emerald ash borer can hitchhike in your firewood. Help us prevent new forest pests from reaching our trees and forests. Do not transport firewood outside your county. Buy your firewood local, or gather on site.
Blue Springs is a 720 acre lake located in Blue Springs and Lee's Summit, Mo. There are 6 picnic shelters,swimming beach,primitive biking/hiking trails and marina. Blue Springs is operated by Jackson County Parks and Recreation.

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