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TALLEY BEND, MO

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

Overview

Talley Bend Campground sits on the shores of Harry S. Truman Lake in the hills of western Missouri.

Visitors enjoy fishing, hunting and boating.

Natural Features:

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

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

Recreation:

Talley Bend 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.

A playground and sandy beach make the area perfect for families.

Facilities:

This large, year-round campground offers 109 sites with 30-amp electric hookups, along with five primitive sites without hookups. Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water, laundry facilities, a dump station and boat ramp.

Nearby Attractions:

The 950 miles of shoreline around Truman Lake provide plentiful opportunities for fun in the outdoors. Many parks surround the lake, including Harry S. Truman State Park.

The Harry S. Truman Visitor Center sits atop Kaysinger Bluff and provides a spectacular view of the dam and reservoir. Exhibits provide information about the rich history of the Osage River Valley from pre-civilization to modern day. Waterfowl, bald eagles and turkey vultures are commonly seen from the observation deck.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Boat Ramp
  • 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
  • Grocery Store
  • Lodging
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):
38.13778, -93.61722
38°8'16"N, 93°37'2"W

From Highway 13, travel east on Highway C for 6 miles. Follow signs into the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

TALLEY BEND
8950 NE HWY C
Lowery City MO 64763

Phone Number:

Information: (417)644-2024
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