US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

Welcome to Pomme de Terre Lake

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/.
Moving Firewood Transports TreeKilling Insects & Diseases. Remember to acquire your firewood locally near the campground or use certified pest free firewood.
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.
This is a view of the lake and control tower while the lake was being constructed.
This is a look at what the lake and control tower looks like today.
Beautiful view of the river, downstream from the stilling basin.

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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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Pomme de Terre Lake News Releases

High water levels expected in Kansas and Missouri throughout the holiday weekend
5/22/2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to monitor reservoirs and rivers in Kansas and Missouri. Due to widespread heavy rainfall, water elevations across...
Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season
5/20/2019
Summer is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
Flood control releases to increase from Harry S Truman Reservoir
5/14/2019
Due to above average inflows into Harry S Truman Reservoir releases will be increased to 50,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) starting tomorrow morning 15 May 2019. The release will include spilling...
Turn Around, Don’t Drown: High water impacting recreation areas at Kansas City District lakes
5/7/2019
The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges everyone to never drive through flooded roadways. Please turn around, don’t drown. As you are well aware this spring has been a wet one....

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Kansas State University Water Safety Message

  

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Camping

  • 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)   
    •  All Parks - (Oct. 1 - Nov. 1 and Mar. 15 - Apr. 15)
  • Off-season camping (Nov. 1 - Mar 15) - free

Day-Use

  • 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

  • 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.