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Kickapoo Island

Image capture of Kickapoo Island


Size (acres):  244.00

River Mile:  404.2 to 406.2

Bank:  Left descending bank

County:  Platte

State:  Missouri

Ownership, Management and Access

Ownership:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Acquisition Status:  Acquired from willing sellers in 2007, under Water Resources Development Acts 1986 and 1999 authorizations. 

On-Site Management:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Site Access: 

  • Motor vehicles are restricted to established roadways and parking areas.
  • A levee system is present on the site. The levee is not an established roadway for public access to the site. Do not block farm roads, drive on levee slopes or along or across the levee crown or illegally cross private property to access this site.

Description, Use and Regulations

Description:  The Kickapoo Island site is located along the Missouri River. The site contains a variety of features such as riparian forest, wetlands and croplands. Areas currently in agricultural production will be restored to native floodplain vegetation.

Status:  Open to the public.

Site Use:  The area is available for a variety of outdoor activities including bird watching, hiking, fishing and hunting (under special regulations).

Site-use Regulations:  

  • People visiting these areas must comply with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, including hunting, fishing, etc.  In general Title 36 Part 327 of the Code of Federal Regulations governs the use of Corps property.  Other regulations may apply to properties owned by other federal agencies.
  • Special regulations and restrictions may be posted on site.

Special-use Regulations:  No target shooting or primitive camping permitted.

For More Information

Contact Information:  Contact the Corps' Missouri River Area Office at (816) 240-8131.

Story Maps Link:  http://rsgisias.crrel.usace.army.mil/story_maps/nwo/mrrp/index.html#

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