If you’re planning your trip to Lee’s Summit, Missouri, don’t forget to include the Longview Lake to your list! You won’t want to miss a 930-acre freshwater reservoir and spend a wonderful day surrounded by nature.
If you really want to have a fun, exciting and active day with your family and friends, the Longview Lake is the place to go. They offer a lot of different water recreation activities and many other opportunities to seize the day, which means there won’t be a dull moment! Power boating, jet skis and similar water crafts are allowed on the lake so you can definitely enjoy your favorite water sports and activities as long as they’re safe for everyone. Experience the power and adrenaline of water skiing, jet skiing and windsurfing. The latter is only allowed from Monday to Thursday, from sunrise to sunset. If you prefer something a little bit more relaxed, just choose the pontoon boat ride and enjoy the sun!
There’s also a full-service marina on the Longview Lake so you will be able to get all of the concessions, fuel, fishing supplies and slip rental you may need. You can also rent a boat and the staff will be more than helpful to assist you with your needs.
If you’re a fan of fishing, the Longview Lake is stocked with a wide variety of species for you to try to catch, including carp, bluegill, largemouth bass, channel catfish, walleye and crappie. Sometimes relaxing is all you need to have a really great day, especially if the motive of this trip is to remember that life is more than work and responsibilities. There’s a full acre of sand at the Longview Lake to help you relax and there’s more than enough room to sunbathe and enjoy the water. You could also play beach games such as volleyball, frisbee, etc., with your loved ones! A little exercise is good for the soul as well.
If you don’t like fishing or being in the water for long, the Longview Lake has a lot more to offer. You can camp on the Longview Lake campgrounds, play golf at the Fred Arbanas Golf Course, softball at the Frank White Jr. Softball Complex, you can ride horses at the Longview Lake Horse Park, go hiking or biking and more. You can also arrange a little picnic and spend a nice moment winding down and having a nice snack.
If you’re traveling during the holidays, consider not missing the “Christmas in the Park” activity. The Longview Lake Park lights up with over 300,000 bulbs and 175 animated figures so you can enjoy the magic of Christmas. Get ready for a crowd though because this event attracts over 200,000 visitors each season!
You’ll find the Longview Lake at 11101 Raytown Road, part of Jackson County Parks and Rec, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. If you need more information to organize your visit, feel free to call them at +1 816 767 0727.