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Welcome to Pomme de Terre Lake

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Pomme de Terre Lake
Natural Resource Management at Pomme de Terre
The objective of natural resource management at Pomme de Terre Lake is to fully consider the recreation and resource potential that may be afforded on project property and to capitalize on that potential for the benefit of the wildlife and the enjoyment of the public on a sustained basis.
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Now and Then
This is a view of the lake and control tower while the lake was being constructed.
Now and Then
This is a look at what the lake and control tower looks like today.
Pomme de Terre River
Beautiful view of the river, downstream from the stilling basin.

Outdoor Recreation

Contact Pomme De Terre Lake

Pomme de Terre Project Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
23697 County Road 218
Hermitage, MO 65668

Tel: 417-745-6411
Fax: 417-745-2101

Email: Pomme.De-Terre@usace.army.mil

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  • Electric with water site - $22/day
  • Premium Electric site - $20/day
  • Basic Electric site - $18/day
  • Premium Non-electric site - $16/day
  • Basic Non-electric site - $14/day
  • Shoulder Season - $10/day (All Site)   
    •  Nemo and Outlet Parks Only - (Oct. 1 - Nov. 1 and Mar. 15 - Apr. 15)
  • Off-season camping (Nov. 1 - Mar 15) - free


  • Corps boat ramps - $5.00/day
  • Corps beach - $1.00/person or $5.00/car
  • children 12 and under are free
  • Annual Day-Use Permit - $40.00/year


  • Shelters - $20 or $30/day


The Project Office is open to the public Monday - Friday from 7:30am - 4:00pm. During the summer months it is open on Saturday and Sunday by appointment only.
The Pomme de Terre 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.