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  • Corps of Engineers Truman Lake park facilities impacted by recent rains

    Rains over the last 24 hours have the Harry S. Truman Lake elevation on the rise once again. This afternoon, the elevation is 726.38’ mean sea level; the lake is expected to increase to 730’ msl by Friday this week, and to crest mid-week next week at 732.22 (with no additional rain). A number of Truman Lake parks are closed or partially closed due to flooding. Increased surveillance of the dam, which began at elevation 725.6’ msl, continues at this time. Releases from Truman Dam ceased this morning due to flood conditions on the Missouri River.
  • Tuttle Creek Lake levels limit lakeside recreation

    Tuttle Creek Lake has risen forty-nine feet above typical summer pool, to an elevation of 1124 feet above sea level. This is the third highest pool of record. Visitors should be aware most lakeside parks and facilities are closed or significantly impacted. These areas will likely remain closed for some time once flood waters recede to allow for significant cleanup and repair efforts.
  • Corps of Engineers park facilities at Truman Lake impacted by flooding

    Recent rains have increased Harry S. Truman Lake’s elevation to 724.11’ mean sea level this morning, and the lake is expected to surpass 728’ msl by mid-week next week – that is with no additional rain. Therefore, some Corps of Engineers facilities are being closed or partially closed due to flooding. Increased surveillance of the dam will begin at elevation 725.6’ msl.
  • Top 9 things to do at Heartland Corps lakes in the fall

    The Kansas City District invites you to enjoy the “Top 9 things to do at Heartland Corps lakes this fall”. 1. Hike for the view, Harry S. Truman Lake, Warsaw, Mo. o Be one of the first to hike the Shawnee Bend Trail at Harry S. Truman Lake near Warsaw, Mo. The recently established 3-mile trail leads you on a meandering hike through mature oak timber that opens up to a breathtaking view of Truman Lake from a rock cliff 300 feet above Truman Lake. If you time it right you can see one of the best sunsets around. http://www.nwk.usace.army.mil/Locations/District-Lakes/Harry-S-Truman-Lake/Trails/
  • Corps of Engineers campgrounds at Stockton Lake require reservations

    STOCKTON, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake now requires reservations for all Corps-managed campsites.
  • Harry S. Truman Lake to close Windsor Crossing Campground

    WARSAW, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announce the permanent closure of Windsor Crossing Campground effective March 1, 2018.
  • Tuttle Creek announces changes for camping for winter season

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District project at Tuttle Creek Lake announce Tuttle Creek Cove and Stockdale Park campgrounds will begin winter operations November 1, 2017 and continue through April 14, 2018. Campers need to be aware that water and electricity will not be available during this time and sanitary facilities will be limited to select vault toilets. There are no reservations or camping fees during the winter camping season. All other regulations remain in effect. Visitors are reminded park roads receive no winter maintenance.
  • Non-reservable campsites in Minooka at Wilson Lake

    Due to public demand, Minooka Park will now have 10 campsites that are non-reservable and available first come, first serve. Historically, Minooka Park has been 100% reservable since 1999. Reservations are allowed six months in advance and a majority of our sites were being reserved well in advance of the summer holiday weekends. By setting aside 10 electrical sites, we are now providing an equal opportunity campsite for families on a first come/first serve basis that do not have the means to plan a vacation six months in advance.