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Welcome to Milford Lake

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


Contact Milford Lake

Milford Project Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
5203 North K-57
Junction City, Kansas 66441

Phone: (785)238-5714


Need to Know

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Eagle Day will be held January 25, 2020 at the Milford Nature Center.  Buses will run from the Nature Center to view live eagles around the lake every half hour starting at 9 am - 1 pm and one last bus at 2 pm.  Programs will run throughout the day at the Nature Center and include live eagle, raptors, owls and nesting eagles in Kansas programs.  Miss Kansas will also make an appearance from 9am - 1pm.

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.  Farnum Creek Park is the only park with sites availalbe for reservations in the 2020 season at this time.

Boat Ramps:

      All of Corps of Engineers Boat Ramps are open but no docks are in place.

School Creek ATV Area - CLOSED


Milford Lake News Releases

Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake announce Eagle Day on January 4, 2020
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...


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