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Clinton Lake is a reservoir on the southwestern edge of Lawrence, Kansas. The lake was created by the construction of the Clinton Dam, and the 35 square miles of land and water is maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Construction of the dam and lake was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1962 (Public Law 87-874), and funds were al...
        Area: 7,000 Acres      Printed Clinton Lake Map

Waconda Lake is a reservoir near Glen Elder, Kansas in northwestern Mitchell County and extending westward into northeastern Osborne County. It is fed by the Solomon River, of which both forks form the lake. Cawker City is located on the north shore of the lake, as is Glen Elder State Park. Waconda Spring was flooded by the lake's creation....
        Area: 12,586 Acres

Kaw Lake is a reservoir completed in 1976 in the northern reaches of the U.S. state of Oklahoma, near Kaw City. It is approximately 8 miles east of Ponca City. Kaw Dam is 9,466 feet long and 121 feet above the stream bed. The dam lies 654 miles above the mouth of the Arkansas River. The top of the flood control pool is 1,044.5 feet, while the norm...
        Area: 17,000 Acres

Perry Lake is a US Army Corps of Engineers operated reservoir in northeast Kansas. Its primary purposes are flood control, water reserve for nearby areas and regional recreation. The lake is approximately 11,000 acres (45 km²) and is 891.5 ft at full multi-purpose pool. The lake is home to 3 marinas, a nationally recognized trail system and a var...
    Full Pool: 891.5 MSL     Area: 11,400 Acres      Printed Perry Lake Map

OTHER LAKES IN KANSAS (alphabetical)
Lake Name Full Pool *
(MSL) **
Acres River Map
Hillsdale 4,580 Buy Hillsdale Lake Map
Kanopolis 3,406
Milford Buy Milford Lake Map
Tuttle Creek
* Full Pool - Highest normal summer pool level before flood stage
** MSL - Mean (average) feet above sea level

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