Pomme de Terre Boating

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Pomme de Terre Boating With nearly 8,000 acres of water available, boating is a very popular activity at Pomme de Terre Lake. Boat launching ramps are available in all parks with the exception of Damsite. Day use fees are charged for launching boats at the Corps managed boat ramps at Nemo, Lightfoot and Wheatland Parks. The fee is $3.00 per day.

There are a total of four paved boat launch ramps at Pomme de Terre State Park. On the Hermitage side of Pomme de Terre Lake, one is located at the campground and the other is off of the Highway 64 and RD Road entrance to the north side of the park. On the Pittsburg side, there is a boat launch located at the State Park Marina and one by the open picnic shelter. There are no launch fees in the park.

Marinas are located at Lightfoot Landing, Nemo Landing, Quarry Point, and the Pittsburg Area of Pomme de Terre State Park. The Marinas offer a wide range of services and supplies, including boat rentals, fuel, fishing tackle, and restaurants.

Marina phone numbers are as follows:

Nemo Landing Marina (Nemo Park) 417-993-5160

Pomme de Terre State Park Marina 417-852-4567

(Pittsburg side of Pomme de Terre State Park)

The Harbor Marina (Quarry Point Park) 417-745-6868

Highway 83 Marina and Resort 417-282-6341

(Lightfoot Park)

Quarry Point Park is managed by the Harbor Marina and charges a fee for use of the launch ramp, the Corps Annual Pass and Daily passes are not valid at Quarry Point.

Hours: Open Year Round
Address: 5 miles S of Hermitage on MO Hwy 254
Phone: 417-745-6411
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Contact numbers for Pomme de Terre State Park:
(417) 852-4291 (Pittsburg), (417) 745-6909 (Hermitage).

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Pomme de Terre Fishing

Pomme de Terre Lake is known for its excellent fishing. Good strings of crappie, black bass, white bass, bluegill, and channel cat are commonly taken from the lake. Pomme de Terre Lake is also noted for its muskie fishing. Muskellunge have been stocked in the lake regularly since 1966

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Pomme de Terre Campgrounds

Ten campgrounds are conveniently located around Pomme de Terre Lake. Six are managed by the Corps of Engineers (

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Pomme de Terre Hiking

For those who prefer to stay ashore, the Pomme de Terre State Park offers two hiking trails that wind through several scenic areas. Cedar Bluff Trail begins either at the beach or the campground and provides the opportunity to hike 1.5

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Pomme de Terre Hunting

Hunters will find a variety of game, including rabbit, dove, squirrel, turkey, deer, and waterfowl at Pomme de Terre. Hunting is permitted in all areas of the project with the exception of the park areas and administration areas.

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