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About John C. Briscoe Group Use

The scenic John C. "Jack" Briscoe Group area, previously named the M.W. Boudreaux Group Area, is an ideal place for families and groups to explore and enjoy Mark Twain Lake.

More than 2 million visitors travel to the Mark Twain lake region to enjoy the overall magnetism of the area, thanks in part to the author's beloved classics, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and sequel, "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

Recreation

Fishing, boating and hunting are very popular at John C. Briscoe. Deer and turkey are common wildlife, and bass is the most popular catch in the lake.

Facilities

The John C. "Jack" Briscoe Group Use Area includes six group campsites with picnic shelters, showers and a central playground. Most sites hold a maximum of 24 to 36 people and offer paved parking for RVs, a shaded area for tent campers and an open area for sporting activities. All sites have electric hookups.

Natural Features

Mark Twain lake is large reservoir fed by the waters of the Salt River in northern Missouri. A variety of recreation areas line the lake, in addition to Mark Twain State Park on the western edge of the lake.

Nearby Attractions

Beside the lake is the village of Florida, where Mark Twain was born. Twenty-five miles east is the town of Hannibal, where visitors can tour the author's boyhood home.

ADA Access: N

Sites
7
Price
$30.00 - $40.00
Operator
US Army Corps of Engineers
Access
Drive In
Features
Electric Hookups
No Fires
No Pets
Not Reservable
No Showers
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RVs and Trailers
No Sewer Hookups
No Water Hookups
No 30 amp Hookups
No 50 amp Hookups
No Pull-Through Sites
Max Length: 60 ft.
Location
John C. Briscoe Group Use is located in Missouri
Latitude
39.5189 N
Longitude
-91.6458 W
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Directions
From Hannibal, MO, travel west on highway 36 for 17 miles, then continue south on Route J and head south 10 miles. From Perry, travel north on Rt. J for 9 miles.
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