Berry Bend

Harry S. Truman Lake

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

Visitors enjoy fishing, hunting, and boating.Click here for the Harry S. Truman Lake virtual tour.

This large 100 campsites, year round campground offers two loops, B and C Loop. B loop consists of 7 campsites that are very spacious with full hook-ups including 50-amp electricity, water, and sewage. There is a flush toilet in the B loop, but no showers. Campers needing shower facilities must use the shower house in the C Loop. 

C Loop offers 93 sites with 30-amp electric hookups. Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water, laundry facilities, and a dump station.

A boat ramp and playgrounds offer additional recreation opportunities.

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Natural Features

Harry S Truman Reservoir lies among the rolling hills and rocky bluffs of the Ozark Plateau. Mature hardwoods of Oak and Hickory with cedar trees mixed in cover the area. 

Wildlife such as whitetail deer, turkey, hawks, ospreys, eagles, and many different water birds can be found in and around the park. 

An abundance of fish such as crappie, bass, walleye, paddlefish, blue and channel catfish can also be found in Harry S Truman Reservoir. Approximately 8,800 acres of standing timber were left in the lake to provide quality aquatic habitat. 

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.


Berry Bend Area is an excellent fishing location. Truman Lake is also a popular destination for tournament fishermen.

Several miles of trails are available for hikers and horses within Berry Bend. The Park Trail is a 2.5 mile trail that is a great hike for beginners and those wanting to explore the area. The West Trail is approximately 10 miles and traverses many steep ridges and valleys, while the East Trail is approximately 16 miles and is somewhat more level and overlooks the lake in several areas. Both the West and the East trails have cut through trails for riders that dont wish to go the entire route. 

Contact Information


33134 Berry Bend Ave. WARSAW MO 65355

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 660-438-3872

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Z Highway, travel approximately 2 miles south on the Berry Bend Access Road.

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