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Kids Fishing Pond officialy open!
The Stockton Lake ribbon cutting took place Tuesday, July 21st. Several partners including MDC, Stockton Lion's Club, STIC and the Stockton Chamber of Commerce among others were present. The "catch and release" 5 acre pond has been stocked with channel catfish, and hybrid bluegill. The 1 mile hiking trail provides scenic views and numerous areas to fish along. Join us in enjoying the new area but always keep safety in mind while around the water.
Buck and doe
New Archery Hunting Only Area's
Masters Park and Crabtree Cove Trail area's are now open for archery hunting. All state regulations and requirements for hunting in these areas are in effect. As always, please keep safety your number one priority when hunting this season.
Winter Season Facilities Cleanup Services Open for Bid
Winter Season Custodian contract is open for bid for Stockton Lake. The bids are due by August 25th. If you or someone you know are interested have them contact the Corps of Engineers Stockton Lake Project Office at 417-276-3113 for information.
With warm weather fast approaching and fish beginning to bite, the Corps of Engineers wants to remind you to be safe while recreating this season. Be sure to inspect your boats safety items before heading out. And remember, life jackets only work if you wear them!
Be safe this season!
With warm weather fast approaching and fish beginning to bite, the Corps of Engineers wants to remind you to be safe while recreating this season. Be sure to inspect your boats safety items before heading out. And remember, life jackets only work if you wear them!

Outdoor Recreation

Need to Know

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Camping: Regular Season Non-Electric $10.00-$14.00, Electric $16.00-$20.00. Shoulder Season Non-Electric $5.00, Electric $9.00.

Swimming Beach: Day use fee is $1.00 per person or $4.00 maximum charge per vehicle load per day. Children 12 and under are free.   

Boat Ramp: Day use fee is $3.00 per day.

Annual Day Use Pass: $30.00, good for one year from the month purchased.

Regular Camping Season: 16 April thru 30 September (excludes Orleans Trail)

Shoulder Camping Season: 15 March thru 15 April and 1 October thru 30 November (excludes Ruark Bluff West)

Reduced Season Camping: 15 May thru 15 September (includes Orleans Trail only)

Boat Ramps: 1 March thru 30 November

Beaches: 15 May thru 15 September

 

 

The Stockton 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.
The Project Office is open to the public Monday - Friday from 7:30am - 4:00pm.

Contact Stockton Lake

Stockton Project Office
16435 E Stockton Lake Drive
Stockton, MO  65785-9416

Tel:  417-276-3113

Fax: 417-276-3510

Email: Stockton@usace.army.mil

 

 

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Water Safety is About Saving Lives                                         

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