Constructed by the The U.S.A.C.E.
Located in East Region
, in Miami County
. Elevation of 1010 feet. Hillsdale State Park
, near Paola
, is nearby. A U.S. Weather Station, Hillsdale Lake
, was established there in 1984.
Offers outdoor recreational opporunities to campers, anglers, and boaters. There are 7 boat ramp area, (primitive and developed). Fishing is allowed on all 51 miles of shoreline and approximately 4,500 acres of surface water. There are 2 developed beach areas that are open from sunrise to sunset.
In FY2002 Hillsdale Lake had 2,378,958 visitor hours.
The majority of the visitation to Hillsdale Lake includes: campers, fishermen, boaters, hunters, hikers, swimmers and sightseers. With further development of Hillsdale Lake, visitation should continue to climb.