Dry conditions affect Smithville Lake recreation
It's important for all visitors to understand the lake and risks associated with recreating in low water. Obey buoys and understand they do not mark all low-water areas. Slow down. What may have been a fun, safe route for boating in the past years may not be now as low water levels present a danger for striking normally submerged hazards such as trees and rocks.

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Photo by: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Smithville Lake, Derek Dorsey |  VIRIN: 180624-A-CV967-002.JPG