Wed, Aug 7, 2013, 6:30 PM: Hike the Lake Vista Trail at Fleming Park/Blue Springs Lake/Lake Jacomo. All photos, text and videos belong to KCHiker.com. Please login to leave a comment. Bring a compass and/or phone navigation system (and some water), just in case. Toward its end, the trail climbs a rocky ridge and then descends to a marsh near the parking area. Learn More Today. Total Acres: 970.0. Welcome back to Horns High Mountain Biking. This trail explores the wooded bluffs that tower up to 90 feet over the south end of Lake Jacomo. It’s a pleasant, quiet and mostly forested walk with pastoral scenes, limestone outcroppings and views of the lake. It’s important, though, that you be sure footed because there are many obstacles to stumble over. MTB Trails > UNITED STATES > Missouri > Blue Springs > Lake Jacomo Trails -Fleming Park > Gallery. Larry Mattonen Memorial Trail (gravel, easy), Pa-Huska Nature Trail (dirt, moderate difficulty), Prickly Pear Nature Trail (dirt, easy-moderate). Park at the Animal Enclosure across the street if those spaces are taken. The trails are set deep into the woodland environment with limestone bluffs and the lake as backdrops to provide trail users with a deep-woods experience. There is a camping area for both tent and vehicle camping. It's one of the top trails in the Kansas City area. Lake Jacomo mountain bike trail map. Popular activities include sailing and windsurfing. trails thank you for visiting your county parks! This trail head is in the vicinity of Missouri Town 1855. Jacomo Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lee's Summit, Missouri that features a lake and is rated as moderate. Developed in partnership with Jackson County and Heartland Outside, this system is intended to be a unique experience in an urbanized environment. We’re only listing the trails we’ve traveled and recommend. For convenience, Lake Jacomo boasts 3 boat ramps for easy access. Photos at Burr Oak Woods and Lake Jacomo provided courtesy of Burr Oak Woods and Jackson County Parks + Rec. These are poorly marked and it’s easy to get lost, so wander at your own risk. Read the regulations here. The trails also lead to the Missouri Town 1855 living farm exhibit, … fleming park ­ lake jacomo n legend trails bicycle and pedestrian use only motorized vehicles and horses not permitted no e­bikes or pedal­assist bicycles yield to pedestrians runners yield to hikers trail conditions: www.kctrailstatus.com please park at designated trailheads please do not use muddy trails "if you leave a mark, leave the park" please note: The parking lot at the administration building is a good place to start a trip around the lake. Lake Jacomo is another beautiful recreation area located in Fleming Park. Many of them were created decades ago and have, frankly, gone to seed. It transverses woods, streams and provides panoramic views of Lake Jacomo. Length 2-mile loop (although you can bail out halfway through via a shortcut). Mountain Biking Lake Jacomo Trails / Fleming Park. Pushing a stroller will mean a bumpy ride. Trails range from 1 to 2-mile loops, and can be accessed through several of Lake Jacomo's shelter house areas. Kid Friendly? Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. The longest trail system maintained by UTC volunteers, the Lake Jacomo trails are part of the Proving Grounds trail system in Fleming Park. Recommended Routes in Fleming Park - Lake Jacomo - 1 Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Photos of Fleming Park - Lake Jacomo - 8. This trail, for hikers and mountain bikers, traverses deep forest, cliffs and boulders and the serene lakeshore of Lake Jacomo. This trail system is intended to provide a wilderness experience within the city limits. There’s an unexpected wildness to this little trail, which immediately takes you “off the grid” into a shallow valley cut by clear streams and limestone creek beds. 15 Trails. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September. The beach is at Blue Springs Lake. MTB Project is built by riders like you. But where are they? Difficult. In addition to fishing and boating (rental available at the marina seasonally), the lake is surrounded by beautiful nature trails. Add Your Trails. "The Tourist Information Office in Varenna (closed on Thursday’s!) The longest trail system maintained by UTC volunteers, the Lake Jacomo trails are part of the Proving Grounds trail system in Fleming Park. Condition This is a dirt path with several rocky steps and minor elevation changes. You’ll walk among limestone outcroppings, giant boulders and take in vistas of the lake. Our guide to Lake Jacomo trails in Lee’s Summit helps you discover the best hikes and (hopefully) will keep you from getting lost in the woods. The rugged Augie Trail brings a slice of the Ozarks to Jackson County. Conditions This is a dirt path of moderate difficulty. Enjoy colorful sailboat regattas, while pontoon boaters take a leisurely cruise across the lake! As with most Jacomo trails, this one has few markers. This breathtaking 970-acre lake is located in the heart of Fleming Park , one of Jackson County Parks and Recreation's premier recreational areas. Blue Springs Lake allows higher horsepower boats and jet skis while Jacomo is primarily for pontoon boats, sailboats, and small horsepower fishing boats, kayaks, etc. This system is intended to be a unique experience in an urbanized environment. The trails range from beginner to intermediate with a few rocky technical sections here and there. A highly visible sign is posted next to the road. Pets Yes, on a leash. 2.9 mi 4.7 km #1 Augie PH2. But finding them is another story. #12,353 in the world. 4 trails on an interactive map of the trail network. Begin at Old MO Town parking lot, go south to Cowherd Rd., East to 7hwy, north to Wyatt Rd., east to Litchford rd., south and then east to Buckner-Tarsney rd., south to Blue and Grey park scout area, south following trail at campgrounds to S. Brown Rd, go south to old US 50, east to Lone Jack-Lee Summit rd, south and then east to Burnym Rd., south to Civil War museum. supplied us with a great map and very explicit directions." north 0 200 400 600 1200 1800 l i g g e t road e a s t p a k r o a d sel vey jacomo marina road launching ramp launching ramp fleming east nature preserve jackson county parks and recreation 22807 woods chapel road blue springs, mo. Add Your Photos. If you live in the Kansas City or Lee's Summit area and are looking for a place on the lake to call home, look no further than our beautiful Lake Jacomo homes. Grain Valley, MO ... Fleming Park - Lake Jacomo. All content is copyrighted to Lee's Summit Go/Roy Harryman Marketing Communications and cannot be used without permission. And the good news is there are plenty! But they are notoriously difficult to find and they can be hard to navigate. ← Lake Vista Trail: Trek the rocky, wooded path around Blue Springs Lake, James A. Reed Wildlife Area: Hike miles of trail amid 3,000 pastoral acres →. Sadie coordinated and installed all of the signage that you see on the Proving Grounds/Lake Jacomo trails as part of her Gold Award project for Girl Scouts. First added by Midmoab on Jul 29, … 64015 816-795-8200 www.jacksongov.org Please come prepared for the weather and terrain, and respect the natural environment. In summer, bugs, cobwebs and poison ivy will be challenging. Finding it At our last check, there were no signs marking the entry to this trail, only a small gravel parking lot. In summer, poison ivy and bugs will be a challenge. The lake features numerous hiking trails and a marina. → Lee’s summit go • HIke, Bike and Play in Lee’s Summit, Mo • go@leessummitgo.com William Landahl Park Reserve. Download the free, full-sheet USGS 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Lake Jacomo topo map as an Adobe PDF. 17 Trails. Lake Jacomo is one of the prettiest places to fish in Jackson County. Lee’s summit go • HIke, Bike and Play in Lee’s Summit, Mo • go@leessummitgo.com. The trails are set deep into the woodland environment with limestone bluffs and the lake as backdrops to provide trail users with a deep-woods experience. You'll find many great hiking trails through the woods, favorites for Morrell mushroom hunters, birders, and nature enthusiasts. Some of them are Lee’s Summit best, least-known trails. There is also great fishing at Lake Jacomo inclduing a great quantity of walleye, hybrid striped bass, catfish, bluegill, and … Bikes Yes – but mountain bikes are recommended because the terrain is rough. Due to the topography and length of trails within the park, this may yield a more challenging trail experience than many other trail systems in the area. Visitors can also use the fishing trail or multipurpose trail found at Blue Springs Lake. Kid and stroller friendly? Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. 11 were here. The path is easy to see and follow, but there are very few signs. Colbern is busy, so be careful and help children to get across safely. This is a 5 mile loop hike with a 3.8 mile gravel surface through the woods and 1.2 miles on sidewal Trails in Fleming Park - Lake Jacomo - 14. This trail, with a name apparently translated “mad buffalo,” begins at a pond near the entrance to Missouri Town 1855. Copyright © 2021 All Rights Reserved. Add Your Photos. However, the trail is well worn and never ventures far from a roadway. Swimming from shore is not permitted at Lake Jacomo. Kid Friendly? If you are coming from the south, the parking lot is after the exit. There are a few parking spaces immediately in front of the trail head sign, which sits in front of a pond. Add Your Trails. #163 of 163 mountain bike trails in Missouri. Motor size restrictions apply. No ice fishing is allowed and additional regulations apply. Lake Jacomo is home to five nature trails where hikers can view native hooved animals and other topographical structures. Grain Valley, MO Difficult. Lake Jacomo Trails -Fleming Park Photo. A county permit is required to launch a boat. High . This is Lake Jacomo’s most accessible and well-maintained trail. Location: Multiple trail heads. Although there are few elevation changes, this is a rocky trail with steep cliffs. Lake Jacomo, Missouri topographic map and nearby trails. With Jesse having the week off for hunting, and a few extra days to spare from that activity we headed out on Friday to enjoy a local hike. It’s essentially a gravel road that divides into two loops – like a giant figure 8. Lake Jacomo Trails All content on this website or related social media is the intellectual property of KCHiker.com and cannot be copied, reproduced or redistributed without written permission. In this video I'm taking you back out to Lake Jacomo, and I'm bringing Greg & Steve with me to spread the shred. Blue Springs Lake is on the other side of Woods Chapel Road. Summit. Lake Jacomo trails lead to rocky woodlands, wildflowers and panoramic views. Precip . See all of Lake Jacomo's Nature Trails. Address Cyclone Road, Lee's Summit, MO 64086. Please note! It’s also near 1855 Missouri Town. Please see maps. Address Intersection of Colbern and Beach roads, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. Popular among the fishermen, you'll find Crappie, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Carp, Catfish, Hybrid Striped Bass and Walleye while fishing at … It’s impassable for strollers. It is generally easy to follow. There are two trail heads: One across the street from the Jacomo spillway and the other at the Jacomo campground. Land Manager: Jackson County Parks + Recreation. Lake Jacomo (Jackson County) About this Area. Here's a short video produced by local trail volunteer Sadie Creamer about trail signage and how to get involved with UTC. 3.2 mi 5.1 km #1 Rim Job. MTB Project is built by riders like you. 27.5 miles. RECOMMENDED ROUTE ... Trails in Fleming Park - Lake Jacomo - 17. Lake Jacomo's marina provides boat rental, concessions, lakeside gasoline, tackle, bait and dock fishing. Singletrack hiking, running and mountain bike trails at Lake Jacomo and Blue Springs Lake, Fleming Park, Jackson County, Missouri There are many spurs off of the main trail. 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