US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

  • Harry S. Truman Lake to adjust park availability and seasons

    The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to make operational changes and closures at several campgrounds located at Harry S. Truman Lake due to underutilization. These changes are being made in an effort to improve park operating efficiencies, while still providing a quality recreational opportunity for the public.
  • Corps of Engineers to host 25th Eagle Days event at Smithville Lake

    SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to Smithville Lake’s 25th Annual Eagle Days in Smithville, Mo., Jan. 4 and 5, 2020. The two-day event is highlighted by live predatory bird programs hosted by Operation Wildlife on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m. at the Paradise Pointe Golf Course Complex. Several other vendors will participate Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. Eagle viewing stations with spotting scopes and agency personnel will be available to help visitors view live eagles in the wild.
  • 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 corner of Denison and Kimball Avenues in Manhattan, Kan.
  • Groundbreaking held for $1.7 billion NGA complex in North St. Louis

    With significant federal, state and local dignitaries present, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency with many partners celebrated the symbolic groundbreaking for beginning of construction on the 97-acre campus in North St. Louis November 26, 2019.
  • Public input sought for Kansas River Basin watershed study

    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 Study, a joint-federal and state watershed study effort.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

    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.
  • 30th Annual Managed deer hunt scheduled at Smithville Lake

    SMITHVILLE, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Smithville Lake will celebrate its 30th year hosting a special deer hunt for disabled hunters Nov. 23 and 24. All hiking and biking trails at Smithville Lake will be closed during the two-day event. This is the 30th anniversary of the Annual Managed Deer Hunt at Smithville Lake. The hunt consists of 60 blinds accessible by truck in and around designated park areas and Waterfowl Refuge. The hunt is a success year after year for many hunters who otherwise would not have the ability to enjoy deer season.
  • Boundary maintenance to begin at the Truman Lake project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Harry S. Truman Project will soon begin boundary line maintenance work in the Henry, Benton and Hickory county areas.
  • Perry Lake to implement new reservation policy and reduce reservation window for the 2020 camping season

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake has announced a new reservation policy for the 2020 recreation season. Beginning May 1, 2020 all sites in Rock Creek Park will be 100% reserveable. This will result in several changes for campers at Rock Creek Park at Perry Lake.
  • Stockton Lake to host annual managed deer hunt, some parks temporarily closed to public

    STOCKTON, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake and the Stockton Lions Club will host the 22nd Annual Stockton Lake Managed Deer Hunt for persons with physical disabilities Nov. 9-10, 2019, in Hawker Point, Masters and Orleans Trail South parks. To maintain a high level of safety, Hawker Point and Orleans Trail South parks will close Nov. 3 and will reopen Nov. 13. Masters Park will be closed to archery hunting and hiking on Nov. 9-10. Individuals planning activities in these areas should consider other options around the lake.