Bluff View(Clearwater Lake)

Clearwater Lake

Bluff View Campground on Clearwater Lake greets visitors with excellent camping, fishing, swimming, boating and picnicking opportunities.

Local wildlife includes wetland waterfowl, fox, deer, turkey, and geese. Bald eagles nest at Clearwater, and remain in the area year-round.

Bluff View Campground offers 60 sites, including many with electric and water hookups. Additional amenities include a dump station, hot showers, boat ramp, playground, interpretive trail, public phones and a swimming area.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The lake, surrounded by the picturesque hills of the Ozarks, is fed by the Black River. Average temperatures range from 33 to 59 degrees Fahrenheit in March, and 65 to 92 degrees in summer.

Nearby Attractions

In the area, campers enjoy visiting traditional drive-in movie theaters, the Sam A. Baker State Park, local golf courses, and the historic Civil War site at Fort Benton.


A trailhead for the Bluff View Nature Trail begins at the campground. This is a wonderful loop trail to look for wildlife among a mix of towering hardwood trees.

Contact Information


93 Hwy AA PIEDMONT MO 63957

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 573-223-7777 (CLEARWATER PROJECT OFFICE) 573-223-4459 (BLUFF VIEW GATEHOUSE)

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

The campground is located 7 miles northwest of Piedmont, MO. From Piedmont on Highway 49, go 1 mile to Highway AA and turn left. Drive 6 miles on Highway AA, and the road will end in Bluff View Park.

Available Campsites

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