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Welcome to Harry S. Truman Lake

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Annual Truman Lake duck blind drawing set
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District announce the 2016 Truman Lake duck blind drawing is Saturday, Aug. 27.
Buy it where you burn it.
Buy It Where You Burn It
Moving Firewood Transports TreeKilling Insects & Diseases. Remember to acquire your firewood locally near the campground or use certified pest free firewood.
Fisherman below Truman Dam
Release of flood waters from Harry S. Truman Dam
Harry S. Truman Dam was built primarily for flood control
Harry S. Truman Visitor Center
The Harry S. Truman Visitor Center is a great place to get information about recreational opportunities at Truman Lake: camping, boating, fishing, hunting, swimming, hiking, birding, water sports.... The opportunities are endless. The Visitor Center opens for the 2016 season on March 15.
Riders enjoying Berry Bend Equestrian trails
Berry Bend Equestrian Trails
Riders enjoy Berry Bend Equestrian trails. Berry Bend Equestrian Park is located approximately 8 miles west of Warsaw, MO off Hwy. Z. Equestrian camping, as well as day riding, is available.
Pheonix, a bald eagle from Dickerson Park Zoo, is the star of Truman Lake's annual Eagle Day.  The event is held in early to mid-January at the Visitor Center.
Harry S. Truman Lake is a great place to view magnificent bald eagles.
Bald eagles follow the migration of waterfowl through the Truman Lake area in winter. Additionally, there are many nesting pairs of eagles on Truman.
Controlled burn in a park area
Controlled Burn
Fire is an invaluable tool for wildlife habitat management

Outdoor Recreation

Need to Know

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Project Office:

M-F 7:30-4:00


Visitor Center: open daily

15 March-Memorial Day 9-4

Memorial Day-31 October 9-5

The Harry S. Truman Lake Project is regulated by Title 36 CFR 327 governing public use of Corps of Engineers water resources development projects. For a list of all rules and regulations please reference this link.

Contact Harry S. Truman Lake


Harry S. Truman Project Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
15968 Truman Road
Warsaw, MO 65355

Tel:  660-438-7317 extension 1
Fax: 660-438-7815

Email: Harry.S.Truman@usace.army.mil




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