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Contact Longview Lake

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

Phone: (816) 761-6194

Email: Smithville@usace.army.mil

Office hours vary, call for appointment.

Longview 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 Longview 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.
Moving Firewood Transports TreeKilling Insects & Diseases. Remember to acquire your firewood locally near the campground or use certified pest free firewood.
Longview Lake provides the opportunity to enjoy several miles of trails within the city limits of Kansas City and Lee's Summit.
The Radio Controlled flying field at Longview Lake provides the opportunity for R/C hobbyist to fly both planes and helicopters. A Jackson County Permit is required.
Off work at 5 p.m. and on the water by 6 p.m. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and their cost share partner Jackson County Parks and Recreation offer a "Lake Get-Away" within a short drive for Kansas City Metro area residents.

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