Clarence Cannon Dam and Mark Twain Lake are operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with many recreational opportunities. This 55,000-acre land and water project spans the Salt River Valley in Northeast Missouri. Rich in history and home to Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) there are many local attractions to choose from.
Facilities include 6 major boat ramps, 29 hunter/fisherman access areas, 2 full-service marinas, 2 beaches, 3 campgrounds with 440 sites, 2 group campgrounds, picnic shelters, playgrounds and trails. There are also 30,000 acres of land and water open for hunting in season.
Location: 11 m S on Hwy J off US 36, 3 m E of Monroe