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Pomme de Terre Camping

The clear water of Pomme de Terre Lake and the rolling Ozark hills provide an excellent setting for camping. The lake offers ten campgrounds conveniently located around Pomme de Terre Lake. The Corps of Engineers operates six of these campgrounds; Nemo Park, Damsite Park, Outlet Park, Wheatland Park, Lightfoot Park and Pittsburg Park. Two are operated by marina concessionaires. They are the Harbor Campground and Marina and Hickory Ridge Highway 83 Campground. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of State Parks also operates two campgrounds. The following information pertains only to campgrounds managed by the Corps of Engineers, user fees are charged for camping in all parks at Pomme de Terre. The amount of the fee is based on the type of facilities provided. Reservations are accepted for campsites and group camps. While reservations are not required for any of our campgrounds, they are advisable during peak use (holidays) or if you desire a specific site. 

Corps of Engineers Campgrounds

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 Camping Fees
  • Group camp site -
    • Nemo Park $200/day
    • Outlet Park $40/day
  • 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 Sites)
    • (Oct.1 - Nov. 30 and Mar. 15 - Apr. 15)
  • Off-season camping (Nov. 1 - Mar. 15) - free
 Damsite Park

Visitors head to Damsite Park for days of enjoyable boating, fishing and swimming. Just as the name implies, Damsite Park is just above the dam, at the confluence of Lindley Creek and the Pomme de Terre River. The Park has 80 sites with electric hookups and 8 non-electric sites. Amenities include a dump station, two shower houses and a playground. There are also fishing docks and boat ramps nearby.

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 Lightfoot Park

Lightfoot Landing is a smaller campground compared to neighboring park areas, making it a more quiet and peaceful location for boating and fishing on Pomme de Terre Lake. The park has 35 sites with electric and water hookups, including one that is accessible. Additional amenities include a shower house, boat ramp with courtesy dock, dump station, playground and picnic shelter. 

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 Limited Camping Season
Limited Camping Season

The limited season will be from October 1 – November 30 and March 15 – April 15.

Limited amenities will be available. Drinking water and RV dump station will only be available in the Outlet Park.  Nemo, Damsite, Wheatland, Outlet and Lightfoot Park will only have electricity available. All other amenities (showers, flush toilets, RV Dump Station, dumpster, etc.) will not be available. Campers will be responsible for removing their own refuse, and using the dump station in Outlet Park.

Fee will be $10 per night (50% Senior/Access Discount available) and paid utilizing a self-deposit box that will be located at the Entrance Booth.

 Nemo Park

Nemo Landing is located on the Lindley Creek arm of the lake. Among the many campsites at the park, 38 have electric and water hookups and another 25 have solely electric hookups. The other 16 sites are non-electric. New in 2020 there has been a Group Camp built featuring 11 water and electric sites and a shelter. Other perks at the campground are hot showers, a swimming beach, boat ramp, picnic shelter, playground and a small basketball court.

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 Outlet Park

Outlet Park, situated below the Pomme de Terre dam, provides a picturesque setting for fishing, canoeing, hiking and wildlife viewing on the Pomme de Terre River. The park has 20 campsites, 19 have water and electric hookups and the other 1 is non-electric. The park also provides hot showers, a boat ramp, two picnic shelters, a ball field, the Running River Trail and a multipurpose playing court. There is also a group campsite. It can hold up to 50 guests, has bathrooms and a picnic shelter with electricity located right in the camping area.

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 Pittsburg Park

Pittsburg park is located on the Lindley Creek Arm of the lake. This is no longer a free campground, the camping fee is $10 per night. There are 25 sites all of which are primitive, no water and no electricity. 12 sites are for tents only and the other 13 could be used by tents or campers. This park offers two vault toilets, a boat ramp, playground and a picnic shelter. The shoreline of this park also offers a great place to swim and fish. 

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 Wheatland Park

Wheatland Park sits along the sparkling shores of the Pomme de Terre River Arm of the Lake. The Park has 39 campsites with electric and water hookups, 26 sites with electric hookups only and an additional 3 non-electric sites. Additional amenities include two shower houses, large picnic shelter, laundry facilities, a boat ramp with courtesy dock, playground and a swim beach.

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Non-Corps of Engineers Campgrounds

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 Hickory Ridge Highway 83 Campground
For more information please call 417-282-6341

How to Become a Park Attendant or Park Custodian

We have five campgrounds that require a Park Attendant and Park Custodian contracts. Three parks have individual Park Attendant and Custodian contracts while two smaller parks have a combination Park Attendant/Custodian contract. If you are interested in becoming a Park Attendant/Custodian please contact our Project Office at 417-745-6411. Also please view the general information for each of these positions.

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Park Custodian

Also we have a volunteer Park Host position at Pittsburg Park. Please view the job duties below. If this interests you or any other volunteer opportunities here at Pomme de Terre Lake please call our Project Office at 417-745-6411. 

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