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Weston Bend

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Size (acres):  12.00

River Mile:  403.0 to almost 403.3

Bank:  Left descending bank

County:  Platte

State:  Missouri

Ownership, Management and Access

Ownership:  Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Acquisition Status:  Easement donated to the Corps in 2004.

On-Site Management:  Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) administers and/or performs operation and maintenance activities on behalf of the Corps according to the terms of various agreements.

Site Access:  See MDNR webpage.

Description, Use and Regulations

Description:  The Weston Bend site is operated as part of the Weston Bend State Park.

  • In 2004, the Corps worked with Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) to construct two pilot channels in the existing river structures on the park property. These modifications increased habitat diversity benefiting Missouri River fish populations.

Status:  Open to the public.

Site Use:  The State Park itself open to a wide variety of outdoor recreation activities.

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:  Hunting is prohibited.

For More Information

Contact Information: 

  • Contact MDNR at (816) 640-5443, or visit the MDNR Weston Bend State Park webpage.
  • For additional 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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