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Welcome to Harry S. Truman Lake

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 closes for the winter season beginning on Movember 1. We will re-open on March 15, 2016.
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, bald eagle
Eagle Day is just around the corner!
The 2016 Eagle Day event is scheduled for Saturday, January 9 from 9:00-4:00 at the Harry S. Truman Visitor Center (weather permitting).
Controlled burn in a park area
Controlled Burn
Fire is an invaluable tool for wildlife habitat management

Outdoor Recreation

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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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.