US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

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Attention boaters! Check out the new SOBOS mobile app providing info about normal, non-accident based recreational boaters designed to reduce recreational boating accidents. Learn more online at https://www.sobos.org/.
Blue-green algae are actually types of bacteria known as Cyanobacteria. Click the links below for updated information.
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.
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.

All Zones are in a "CLEAR" status for BG Algae. 

 

A Map of the zones for Milford Lake can be found here. For more information, please see the 2017 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.  

 

West Rolling Hills - CLOSED

Farnum Creek:

     A-Loop sites 15-34 & 39-45 - CLOSED

     B-Loop: CLOSED

Curtis Creek - CLOSED 

Timber Creek - CLOSED

Boat Ramps:

      West Rolling Hills - OPEN

     East Rolling Hills - CLOSED

     Farnum Creek - CLOSED
     Curtis Creek - CLOSED

     School Creek - CLOSED

School Creek ATV area - CLOSED

 

Milford Lake News Releases

Celebrate safely this Independence Day weekend
7/2/2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The ‘dog days of summer’ are upon us and millions of Americans will find refuge from the heat at pools, ponds, lakes, rivers and streams across our nation during the Independence Day...
Corps of Engineers update on Kansas River Basin reservoir operations
6/2/2019
Conditions in the Kansas and Missouri River Basins continue to present challenges for releasing water from the four Kansas reservoirs which are holding high water levels behind their dams: Milford...
Corps to conduct public meeting to discuss high water levels at Milford Lake
5/23/2019
Due to above average water levels being held in Milford Lake, the Kansas City District and lake project personnel will hold a public meeting at the Geary County 4-H & Senior Citizen Center, Junction...
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...

 

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