Bucksaw

Harry S. Truman Lake

Bucksaw Campground sits on the Grand River Arm of the Harry S. Truman Lake in the hills of western Missouri.

The campground is an excellent destination for all types of water recreation.

Click here for the Harry S. Truman Lake virtual tour.

This large campground offers 148 campsites total. 46 sites with 30 amp electric hookups, 71 sites with 50 amp electric and water hookups, 14 sites with 50 amp electric water and sewer hookups, along with 17 primitive sites without hookups. Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water, laundry facilities and a dump station.

A boat ramp, playground and sand beach offer additional recreation opportunities.

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Natural Features

Bucksaw is located on a peninsula with primarily flat terrain and excellent lake views. Campsites are well-shaded, while expansive grassy areas are spread throughout the campground.

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

Nearby Attractions

Bucksaw Marina 

Recreation

Popular activities in the area include wildlife viewing, fishing, hunting, swimming, hiking and boating. For an enjoyable short hike, be sure to check out the mile long hiking trail located across the road from the A & B loop's showerhouse. Click here, for a map of the trail. For more information about this trail upon your arrival, please see the booth attendant.

Bucksaw 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.

Bucksaw Point Marina is also located within the park.

Contact Information

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673 SE 803 Rd. Clinton MO 64735

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 660-477-3402

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Highway 7, take Highway U south for 3 miles. Turn left at SE 803. Stay on the paved road and follow signs into the campground.

Available Campsites

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