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part ofHarry S. Truman Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates


Sparrowfoot Campground is situated on the Grand River Arm of the Harry S. Truman Lake in the hills of western Missouri.

Visitors enjoy fishing, hunting and boating.

Natural Features:

A mosaic of hardwood forests and grasslands covers the area's rolling hills. Rocky bluffs extend into the lake.

Wildlife is abundant in and around Sparrowfoot. Whitetail deer, turkey, hummingbirds, hawks and ospreys are commonly seen. Bald eagles can be viewed during the winter months.


Sparrowfoot 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.


This year-round campground offers 93 sites with electric hookups. Three day-use group picnic shelters are also available, making the area perfect for large parties or family functions.

Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water, laundry facilities, playground, a dump station and boat ramp.

Nearby Attractions:

Katy Trail State Park, the nation's longest rails-to-trails project, is nearby. This unique park stretches from Clinton to Machens, with dozens of trailheads in between. Biking and hiking are allowed on the entire length of the trail, and horses are allowed from Clinton to Sedalia.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Picnic Shelters
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking Area
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Vault Toilets
Within 10 Miles
  • Fuel Available
  • General Store
  • Gift Shop
  • Golf
  • Grocery Store
  • Lodging
  • RV supplies
  • Restaurant
  • Scenic Overlooks
  • Visitor Center
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
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.29639, -93.72639
38°17'47"N, 93°43'35"W

From Highway 13, travel about a mile east on SE 450 Road and follow signs into the park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

150 SE 450
CLINTON  MO  64735

Phone Number:

Information:  (660)885-7546
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