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Smithville Reservoir In Missouri

Smithville Reservoir, Missouri

Boating, camping and fishing.

A boating paradise, Smithville Lake is located an easy 30 minutes from Kansas City. At 7,200 acres the lake offers excellent boating, water skiing, fishing, sightseeing and other outdoor recreation. Wander the 175 miles of shoreline for fishing, hiking, camping, picnics and family outings. A marina and public boat launch ramps provide services for the boating public. Crappie is the main attraction here, but you can also fish for bass, catfish, bluegill, tiger muskie, walleye and sunfish.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES


Crows Creek Campground - 816 407-3400

Crows Creek Park Campground - 816 532-4977

Camp Branch-Clay County Campground - 816 407-3400

Kelsey Short Youth Camp Campground - 816 407-3400

Smithville Lake Map


Fish species found in Smithville Reservoir include largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass and tiger muskie.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill White Bass Tiger muskie

Click here for a MO Fishing License.

Local Contact Information

Smithville Lake
17201 Paradesian St
Smithville, MO 64089
816 407-3600

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