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  • Successful osprey nesting recorded for state of Kansas at Perry Lake

    Officials are hosting a media event to mark the first recorded successful osprey nesting in the state of Kansas as they work to install a permanent nesting structure at Perry Lake. Once considered an endangered species, osprey are historically known to migrate through Kansas, however there have been no recorded successful nesting attempts until now.
  • Perry Lake 2023 archery hunt applications now available

    Applications for the 2023 annual archery hunt at Perry Lake are now available. Archery hunting is allowed by permit only in Longview Park, Rock Creek Park, Slough Creek Park and the Radio Tower area of Perry Lake. Hunters will be randomly selected from a pool of applicants and will be assigned designated hunting units. In addition, hunters will choose a second hunter to accompany them to the assigned area. Each hunter will be required to carry a special permit issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. All federal regulations and Kansas statutes apply.
  • Public invited to attend meeting for Water Control Manual updates in Waverly, Missouri

    A public meeting to discuss the updates to the Water Control Manuals for dams on the Lower Kansas River in Waverly, Missouri on August 17, 2023, will be held by the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting to learn more how USACE uses the Water Control Manuals at each of its reservoirs, how the Missouri River both influences and is impacted, how these updates will be accomplished and to provide their input.
  • Public invited to meetings scheduled for upcoming Water Control Manual updates

    Updates to Water Control Manuals and reviews of the Water Control Plans for Milford, Tuttle Creek, Perry and Clinton Dams and Reservoirs will be the subject of a series of public meetings held by the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from early to mid-August 2023. The public is invited to learn more about how USACE uses the Water Control Manuals at each of its reservoirs, how the updates will be done and to provide their input. The meetings are being publicized together because many people visit more than one reservoir in a year or have interests in water resources encompassing more than one location.
  • Special Archery Deer Hunt applications due September 16 for Perry Lake

    Perry, Kan. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake announce the opening of the application process for the annual Special Archery Hunt at Longview, Rock Creek Slough Creek parks and the Radio Tower Area (unit 9) starting Oct. 1, 2022 – Dec, 31, 2022. This is a specially permitted, archery-only hunting event. Hunting is not usually allowed in the park areas at Perry Lake; however, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts this annual hunt in areas that are closed to public hunting to prevent overpopulation of deer.
  • Perry Lake to host annual Special Archery Deer Hunt starting in October

    Perry, Kan. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake announce the opening of the application process for the annual Special Archery Hunt at Longview and Rock Creek parks Oct. 1, 2021 – Dec, 31, 2021 and Slough Creek Park Oct. 16, 2021 – Dec. 31, 2021. This is a specially permitted, archery-only hunting event. Hunting is not usually allowed in the park areas at Perry Lake; however, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts this annual hunt in areas that are closed to public hunting to prevent overpopulation of deer.
  • Some campsites temporarily closed at Slough Creek Park due to nesting bald eagles

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District announced that a portion of campsites at Slough Creek Park will be delayed reopening due to the recent discovery of a pair of nesting bald eagles. All campsites and activity on Locust Loop will remain closed until at least July 15. All other areas in Slough Creek Park are unaffected and remain open. Slough Creek Park is located at the Corp’s Perry Lake recreation site.
  • Perry Lake offers off-season camping

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake announces the availability of off-season camping at Old Town Park. The 113-acre park is located on the east side of the lake along Kansas State Highway 92, near Perry, Kansas.
  • Perry Lake announces 2020 Operating Plan with temporary partial campground closures

    The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake has announced their operating plan for the 2020 recreation season. Perry Lake received historic flooding in 2019, and damages from the flooding will continue to impact the 2020 recreation season.
  • Boundary maintenance to begin at Perry Lake project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Perry Lake Project will soon begin boundary line maintenance work in the Jefferson County area. Maintenance crews will treat approximately 12 miles of the Perry Lake Project boundary beginning in December with a scheduled completion date of March 31, 2020.