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Edgerton, KS
Hillsdale, KS
Paola, KS
Spring Hill, KS

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    26000 W 255TH
    Paola, KS 66071
    Phone: (913) 783-4366

See the Hillsdale Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Visitor Center
Hillsdale Lake Visitor Center (913) 783-4366

Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: From Kansas City, travel 26 miles south on I-35, 12 miles south on US 169, then 2 miles west to Hillsdale Lake.

Lake History

Factoid: Hillsdale Lake offers a wide range of recreational opportunities on its more than 8,000 acres of land just 40 minutes from the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Fishing, hunting, camping, picnicking, boating, swimming, hiking and equestrian trails, a model airplane field, disc golf, and many other types of activities are available. The Corps of Engineers manages the dam and water control operations as well as a visitor center, and Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks manages the campgrounds and wildlife areas.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Services Status
Please see the list below for USACE managed areas. Other parks run by state or private marinas are not included in the list below. Please contact the state or private marina for additional information.

Open    Partially Open    Closed    Status Unknown

7 Recreation areas at Hillsdale Lake

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Antioch       X   D        
Bull Creek             A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Hillsdale Lake Information Office             A G GS X   B M
Hillsdale Point       X   D        
Jayhawker/Crites E N G X X X X D G GS X BE  
Marysville E P   X X   D A G     BE Q
R. Crites Area D   X X     G GS X BE M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
PPrimitive Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

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