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Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake

About

US Army Corps of Engineers

Harry S. Truman Lake

Overview

Shawnee Bend Park sits on the shores of Harry S. Truman Lake in the hills of western Missouri. Visitors enjoy fishing, hunting, swimming and boating. Click here for the Harry S. Truman Lake virtual tour.

Recreation

Shawnee Bend is an excellent fishing location. Truman Lake is also a popular destination for tournament fishermen.A playground and sandy beach make the area perfect for families.

Facilities

This year-round day-use area offers a large group picnic shelter. Amenities include flush and pit toilets and drinking water.

Natural Features

Harry S Truman Reservoir lies among the rolling hills and rocky bluffs of the Ozark Plateau. Mature hardwoods of Oak and Hickory with cedar trees mixed in cover the area.__ Wildlife such as whitetail deer, turkey, hawks, ospreys, eagles, and many different water birds can be found in and around the park.__ An abundance of fish such as crappie, bass, walleye, paddlefish, blue and channel catfish can also be found in Harry S Truman Reservoir. Approximately 8,800 acres of standing timber were left in the lake to provide quality aquatic habitat.__

Nearby Attractions

The 950 miles of shoreline around Truman Lake provide plentiful opportunities for fun in the outdoors. Many parks surround the lake, including Harry S. Truman State Park. The Harry S. Truman Visitor Center sits atop Kaysinger Bluff and provides a spectacular view of the dam and reservoir. Exhibits provide information about the rich history of the Osage River Valley from pre-civilization to modern day. Waterfowl, bald eagles and turkey vultures are commonly seen from the observation deck.

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Location

Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake is located in Missouri

Detail location of campground

Directions

From Highway 7, travel north on the Dam Access Road for 3 miles and follow signs into the park.

Address

Golf Road
Warsaw, MO 65355

Coordinates

38.2588889 N
93.4219444 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Fair
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Good

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the max vehicle length at Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake?

Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake allows vehicles up to 60 feet.

Does Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake does not have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is unknown, AT&T is unknown, and T-Mobile is good.

How hard is it to get a campsite at Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake?

Some campers book as far as 6 months in advance, so on high-demand weekends it can be very difficult to get a campsite at Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake. If you want to get a last-minute campsite at Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake, try setting up a text message Alert at TheDyrt.com/alerts

Why is it so hard to get a campsite at Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake?

There are 2 campsites at Berry Bend - Harry S. Truman Lake and over 80 million Americans who camp! Try snagging a cancellation by setting up a text message Alert at TheDyrt.com/alerts