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Smithville Lake Water Sports Boating - Smithville Lake has over 175 miles of shoreline offering excellent boating opportunities. Five multi-lane boat launch ranps and excellent parking for trailers insure easy accessibility to all parts of this 7,200-acre lake. Rental boats are available at the two full-service marinas located on the lake.

Sailboating - Slips, mooring and dry sail facilities are available for rent. A special sailboat launching area is available for the exclusive use of sail boating. In addition, shower facilities are conveniently located nearby. For more information call Clay County Park Office at 532-0803.

Water Skiing & Innertubing - The southern half of the lake basin is available for water skiing and innertubing on a year-round basis. The Kansas City Water Ski Club has a slalom course near Little Platte that is open to the public once a month during the summer months. Water skiing and innertubing activities are confined to the area south of Highway W and west of Camp Branch Bridge.


Address: 1 mile N of Smithville on Hwy 169
Phone: 816-532-0174
Our Email: Smithville@Nwk02.usace.army.mil

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Smithville Lake Water Sports

Boating - Smithville Lake has over 175 miles of shoreline offering excellent boating opportunities. Five multi-lane boat launch ranps and excellent parking for trailers insure easy accessibility to all parts of this 7,200

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Smithville Lake Fishing

More than 4,000 of the lake's 7,190 water surface acres were left uncleared to provide the aquatic habitat that should provide excellent fishing for many years. Hundreds of irregularly shaped coves will furnish over 175

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Smithville Lake Area Hunting

The public may hunt on more than 7,000 acres in the Smithville wildlife management area. Areas marked as "Wildlife Management Areas" are open year round. However, about 2,200 acres of land and water in the Honker Cove Waterfowl Refuge closes seasonally (October 15 January 15)

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Smithville Lake Campgrounds

A total of 777 camping sites are available for tent and RV camping at Smithville Lake. Clay County Parks and the City of Smithville operate these sites. Clay County Parks (Crow's Creek and Camp Branch) offer basic sites and sites with electrical and water hookups from $13.00-$19.00

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