Clay County Parks Department operates and maintains two public swim beaches at Smithville Lake. The beaches are located within Camp Branch and Little Platte Parks. Both beaches are open to the public daily from May 1st through September 15th from 8:30 am to sunset. Facilities include showers, changing rooms, restrooms, and a drinking fountain. There is no lifeguard on duty. Pets, glass containers, and alcoholic beverages are not permitted.