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Welcome to Long Branch

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Long Branch Dam was authorized by Congress in 1965 as a multi-purpose project for water supply, flood control, recreation, downstream water quality and fish/wildlife management. Construction began in 1973 and the dam was placed into operation in 1980.
Long Branch Lake Visitor Center, Macon, Missouri is located on the east end of the dam. There are aquariums with fish and turtles, interative displays, a coloring station and lake information available.
The Long Branch State Park Areas provide the camping, beach, picnic shelters, playground and boat ramp access opportunities at Long Branch Lake.
The Corps of Engineers at Long Branch has natural resource management responsibility on approximately 1,190 acres of public land.
Long Branch Lake East Fork of The Little Chariton Arm.

Outdoor Recreation




Interactive Map

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Contact Long Branch Lake

Long Branch Project Office & Visitor Center
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
30174 Visitor Center Road
Macon, MO 63552

Tel:  660-385-2108
Fax: 660-385-6653


Long Branch Lake News Releases


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The snowy owl is spending alot of its time around the rip rap on the north side of the Long Branch Dam.
A snowy owl is visiting Long Branch Lake.  It has been seen around the Long Branch Dam.
Long Branch Natural Resource Management Areas
Long Branch Lake Wildlife Viewing Platform
Long Branch Lake East Fork of Little Chariton
Wildlife Long Branch Lake
Duck Hunting at Long Branch Lake
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Long Branch Lake Recreation
Long Branch Lake Camping

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The Long Branch Lake Visitor Center is open to the public from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday or by appointment.  Also open 7 days a week Memorial Day - Labor Day 8:00 am  - 4:00 pm.
The Long Branch Lake Project is regulated by Title 36 CRF 327 governing public use of Corps of Engineers water resources development projects.  For a list of all rules and regulations please reference this link.