Schimmel City Access


Attention: The boat ramp ramp has been replaced with a new ramp that will allow access to the river even during times of low water. Thank you for your patience.

Driving Directions

From Farley at the Highway 46/Main Street junction, take Main Street north, then east on Platte River Road.


This forest area offers access to the Platte River. There is a boat ramp.

General Information

Kansas City



Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Canoeing  Platte River  
Fishing - Catfish Good population. Reward-tagged fish present in Platte River 
Fishing - Other Good population. Carp, buffalo, and gar  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concrete Schimmel City Boat Access   
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Platte River 0.10 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 11.00  
Total Area Acres:11.06 

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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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