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EAGLE POINT RECREATION AREA, MO

part ofWappapello Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: EAGLE POINT RECREATION AREA
Status: Open through Sun Nov 02 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Eagle Point day-use area provides a beautiful and grassy setting near the dam on Wappapello Lake. The park offers an accessible picnic shelter accommodating up to 100 guests, making it an ideal location for a large gathering of friends and family.

Natural Features:

Wappapello Lake is fed by the St. Francis River and boasts 8,400 surface-acres on a whopping 45,000-acre expanse of public land, in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.

Recreation:

Sports enthusiasts will enjoy the volleyball and tennis courts.
The panorama of water sports on the lake include fishing, boating, water skiing and swimming.

Facilities:

The accessible picnic shelter fits 100 guests. The area includes a scenic overlook, volleyball court and flush toilets.

Nearby Attractions:

Hikers of all ages will enjoy the Lost Creek Nature Trail, located in the nearby Lost Creek Recreation Area.

The Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center--located near the gatehouse, south of the dam-- offers more information on the area as well as recreation.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Scenic Overlooks
  • Tennis Courts
Within 10 Miles
  • Baseball Fields
  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Fishing Pier
  • Playground
  • Visitor Center
Know Before You Go
  • No overnight camping allowed

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
36.93833, -90.27833
36°56'18"N, 90°16'42"W

Eagle Point is not at the physical address listed above. It is on the north end of the Wappapello Dam.

From St. Louis: Take I-55 south to Route 67, then go south on 67 to Highway D. Take Highway D south for 20 miles to the intersection of D and T. Look for signs.

From Poplar Bluff: Take Route 60 east to Route T. Take Route T north for 22 miles and look for signs.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

EAGLE POINT RECREATION AREA
10992 HIGHWAY T
WAPPAPELLO  MO  63966-9603

Phone Number:

Project Office: (573)222-8562
PARK RANGER: 573-778-5404; PROJECT OFFICE: 573-222-8562

Special Events:

The events listed here are not intended to be an all inclusive list. Please contact the park for further details.

  • National Public Lands Day (NPLD): Groups, organizations and individuals volunteer to help conduct trail maintenance and cleanup along the shoreline and designated roadways at Wappapello Lake. Check in at the Redman Creek Recreation Area. Free to attend. on Sep 27 2014
  • Annual Mobility Impaired Deer Hunt: Qualified mobility impaired individuals may put in an application for a drawing to be considered for this hunt. If approved by the Missouri Department of Conservation, this event will be from Oct 18 2014 to Oct 19 2014
  • Festival of Lights Auto Tour: This Festival of Lights Christmas Auto Tour is held in the Redman Creek East Campground. Businesses, groups, organizations and individuals are encouraged to decorate a campsite. Campsite setup and tour is free. from Nov 28 2014 to Dec 28 2014
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