Camping is available in three Corps of Engineers developed recreation areas, at the Mark Twain State Park and in several private recreation areas around the lake. Camping fees and facilities differ in the areas, however most have electric hookups, showers, restrooms, sanitary stations, fire grills, picnic tables and playground equipment. Group Camping areas and a number of individual campsites are also available on a reservation basis.
Campfire programs are held throughout the summer at outdoor amphitheaters in the campgrounds and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about the natural and cultural history of the area. The Corps also assists groups who sponsor bass tournaments, camporees and other special events at the lake.
Hours: Open March 26 through November 22
Address: 11 m S on Hwy J off US 36, 3 m E of Monroe City
Our Email: MarkTwainInfo@mvs02.usace.army.mil
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