Upper Higginsville City Lake (Higginsville)

Driving Directions

From the junction of Business Highway 13/Route AA in Higginsville, take Route AA east 2.40 miles, then south on Airport Road.


This area is mostly grassland with two lakes for fishing, Higginsville City Lake and Upper Higginsville City Lake. Upper Higginsville City Lake has bank fishing and picnic areas.

General Information

Kansas City




City Of Higginsville

City of Higginsville, City Hall, 660-584-2106

  • City User Permit Required - 660-584-2106. 
  • Closed 12 am to 4 am.
  • Closed to fishing until 12 noon during waterfowl season.
  • This lake is part of MDC's Community Assistance Program (CAP).

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Canoeing  Upper Higginsville City Lake  
Fishing - Bass Fair population.  
Fishing - Catfish Fair population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Sunfish Fair population.  
Hiking  No designated MDC trails  
Hunting-Waterfowl-Open Hunting Good population. Contact City Hall-Determination about waterfowl hunting availablility made annually by City Hall 660-584-2106.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lotaccessible   

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishing Lake or Pond Upper Higginsville City Lake 40.00 acres  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Lakes/Ponds 40.00 Upper Higginsville City Lake 
Total Area Acres:40.00 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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