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Watkins Mill Lake - State Park in Missouri

Trip Overview

Very nice small lake (~ 1 mile) located not too far from Kansas City. It was a great place for my son to practice, being calm and fairly shallow. Saw a deer and a turtle.

There is a swim beach, riding trails, and a campground on site.


No fees



Watkins Mill State Park

  • Duration: Day Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Canoeing
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water
  • Group Rates: No

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