US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

Welcome to Hillsdale Lake

Zebra mussels have been confirmed at Hillsdale Reservoir. Prevent the transport of nuisance species. Clean all recreational equipment. Click the link below to learn more.
Moving Firewood Transports TreeKilling Insects & Diseases. Remember to acquire your firewood locally near the campground or use certified pest free firewood.
Hillsdale Lake State Park Camping offers 160 RV Campsites. This park does not have cabins.

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Contact Hillsdale Lake

Hillsdale Lake Project Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
26000 W. 255th St
Paola, KS 66071

Tel:  913-783-4366
Fax: 913-783-4425

Email: Hillsdale@usace.army.mil

 

 

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The Kansas State Park System operates the Fee program at Hillsdale Lake.

State Park Vehicle Permits are required for all vehicles entering park areas.

Annual vehicle permits are available through the State Park Office.

Camping fees and utilities can be paid at camp host sites within the park.

Dogs must be on a leash of 6 ft or less. There are not off leash areas at Hillsdale Lake at this time.

Hillsdale Lake News Releases

High water levels expected in Kansas and Missouri throughout the holiday weekend
5/22/2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to monitor reservoirs and rivers in Kansas and Missouri. Due to widespread heavy rainfall, water elevations across...
Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season
5/20/2019
Summer is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
Turn Around, Don’t Drown: High water impacting recreation areas at Kansas City District lakes
5/7/2019
The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges everyone to never drive through flooded roadways. Please turn around, don’t drown. As you are well aware this spring has been a wet one....

 

 

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