US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

Welcome to Harry S. Truman Lake

Releases from the Harry S. Truman Dam will being Tues, May 28 or Wed, May 29, 2019. Releases are currently only being made through the Truman Dam powerhouse and are closely coordinated with the NWS & Ameren, the operators of Bagnell Dam.
Attention boaters! Check out the new SOBOS mobile app providing info about normal, non-accident based recreational boaters designed to reduce recreational boating accidents. Learn more online at https://www.sobos.org/.
The 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 is open daily March 15-October 31. Hours are as follows: 9am-4pm March 15 up to Memorial Weekend; 9am-5pm Memorial Weekend-Labor Day Weekend; 9am-4pm Labor Day-October 31
Fire is an invaluable tool for wildlife habitat management
Moving Firewood Transports TreeKilling Insects & Diseases. Remember to acquire your firewood locally near the campground or use certified pest free firewood.
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.

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Project Office:

M-F 7:30-4:00

 

Visitor Center: open daily March 15 through October 31

15 March to Memorial Day Weekend 9-4

Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend 9-5

Labor Day Weekend through 31 October 9-4

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

Harry S Truman Lake News Releases

Osage Basin update including releases from Truman Dam
7/2/2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, advises releases from Harry S. Truman Dam have been slowly reduced in recent days due to a lack of channel capacity on the...
Celebrate safely this Independence Day weekend
7/2/2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The ‘dog days of summer’ are upon us and millions of Americans will find refuge from the heat at pools, ponds, lakes, rivers and streams across our nation during the Independence Day...
Harry S. Truman Lake reached record pool level; recreation impacted (video)
6/4/2019
WARSAW, Mo. — Harry S. Truman Lake rose to record pool on May 31, 2019 and continues to rise. Currently, the lake is 33 feet above normal pool and currently releasing 40,000 cubic feet of water per...
Corps closes roadway across Harry S. Truman Dam
5/28/2019
WARSAW, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is urging all visitors to Harry S. Truman Lake to exercise caution while water levels are high. Campers and boaters visiting park areas should be aware...
Corps of Engineers to release water from Harry S. Truman Dam Spillway
5/27/2019
Warsaw, Mo. — Flood control storage at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Harry S. Truman Lake is 82 percent occupied leaving minimal space to store additional flood waters. Due to ongoing precipitation in...

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