US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

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Welcome to Milford Lake

Expect the unexpected! Always practice safe hunting. Before you set foot in the field make sure you have all the proper safety equipment and double check to ensure it is in safe working order. When hunting from a tree stand you should always wear a harness and #stayconnected.
Please Wear It is asking visitors nationwide to take part in their #VestBumpChallenge. We captured our District Commander, Col. Hannan, with Bobber the Water Safety Dog taking the challenge! Watch the video below. Life jackets save lives. Help spread the word, have fun and take the challenge! #VestBumpChallenge!
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/.
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.

Outdoor Recreation

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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

Need to Know

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Visitor Center:

7 a.m. to 3:30 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.  

 

Campgrounds:  All CLOSED for Season.  Includes West Rolling Hills, Curtis Creek, Farnum Creek, School Creek and Timber Creek.

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

Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake announce Eagle Day on January 4, 2020
12/4/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake will host Tuttle Creek Eagle Day, Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event begins at the fire station located on the...
Public input sought for Kansas River Basin watershed study
11/22/2019
The Kansas City District and our partners encourage the public to attend public scoping meetings being held in the Kansas River Basin to provide input on the Kansas River Reservoirs Flood and Sediment...
Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day
11/6/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11....

 

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