Water Update

The water will remain on in  the following areas:

Camp Branch
• Marina Storm Shelter and Hydrants
Sailboat Cove
• Shower House #1
• Boat Ramp and Dry Sail Hydrants



Dock fishing is available November 1st through March 31st.  Dock fishing passes may be purchased at Camp Branch Marina for courtesy dock fishing at Camp Branch and Paradise Pointe Marinas.

  • Daily Pass Fee - $5.00
  • Season Pass Fee - $30.00


Camp Branch Marina - map

Image: Camp Branch MarinaThe Camp Branch Marina Store has fishing boats and pontoon boats for rent May 1st through September 15th.  It also offers: boating accessories, life jackets, swim flags, batteries, fishing tackle, bait, ice, snacks, drinks, fuel and much more.  Covered overnight boat slips are available along with 212 covered boat slips that can be leased in 6 month increments.

Camp Branch is located near the swimming beach, Camp Branch Campground, boat ramps, walking trails, trapshooting park and picnic sites.


Paradise Pointe Marina - map

Paradise Pointe Marina closed November 1, 2018 and will reopen April 1, 2019.  Thank you for your patronage and we look forward to serving you again!

Located in Little Platte Park, the Paradise Pointe Marina Store is now operated by Clay County Parks. 

The following items will be offered at the marina store this year: boating accessories, life jackets, swim flags, batteries, fishing tackle, bait, ice, fuel, snacks, drinks and much more.  Overnight boat slips are available along with 240 covered boat slips and 29 uncovered boat slips that can be leased in 6 month increments.

Paradise Pointe Marina is located near the swimming beach, boat ramps, walking trails, picnic sites, playground, historic Woodhenge and Akers Cemetary, disc golf courses, and Paradise Pointe Golf Complex.


Sailboat Cove - map

Image: Sailboat CoveSailboat Cove is utilized by sailors, picnickers, sightseers and fishermen.  With the exception of the docks, mooring buoys and dry storage facility, the area is open to the public.  The Day Sail boat launch area of Sailboat Cove is an excellent place for launching catamarans, small sail boats and wind surfing.  There are picnic tables and grills as well as access to walking trails nearby.  Large sail boats must use the ramp north of the parking lot which is specially designed for them.  There is also a restroom and shower facility that is open year round.


contact us

Clay County 

Parks Department

Park Office
17201 Paradesian
Smithville, MO 64089

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm


phone: (816) 407-3400
fax: (816) 407-3411