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Attention: Sites are non-reservable during the shoulder season (October 1 through April 14) but there will be sites available for walk-in use in the campground throughout this time frame.

BUCKSAW, MO

part ofHarry S. Truman Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: BUCKSAW
Status: Open through Tue Apr 14 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Bucksaw Campground sits on the Grand River Arm of the Harry S. Truman Lake in the hills of western Missouri.

The campground is an excellent destination for all types of water recreation.

Natural Features:

Bucksaw is located on a peninsula with primarily flat terrain and excellent lake views. Campsites are well-shaded, while expansive grassy areas are spread throughout the campground.

Truman Lake lies among rolling hills and rocky bluffs. Dense hardwood forests studded with mature pine trees cover the area.

Recreation:

Popular activities in the area include wildlife viewing, fishing, hunting, swimming and boating.

Bucksaw is an excellent fishing location. Anglers find crappie, largemouth bass and blue and flathead catfish. Truman Lake is also a popular destination for tournament fishermen.

Bucksaw Point Marina is also located within the park.

Facilities:

This large campground is open year-round. It offers 129 sites with electric hookups, along with 178 primitive sites without hookups. Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water, laundry facilities and a dump station.

A boat ramp, playground and sand beach offer additional recreation opportunities.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Swimming
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Marina
  • Parking Area
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go
  • Click here for more information about Truman Lake
  • Help stop the spread of the invasive zebra mussel by draining all water from equipment and discarding live bait before leaving the park

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.26, -93.60556
38°15'36"N, 93°36'20"W

From Highway 7, take Highway U south for 3 miles. Turn left at SE 803. Stay on the paved road and follow signs into the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

BUCKSAW
673 SE 803 Rd.
Clinton MO 64735

Phone Number:

Information: (660)477-3402
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