Osage Bluff

Harry S. Truman Lake

Osage Bluff Park sits on the shores of Harry S. Truman Lake in the hills of western Missouri.

Visitors enjoy fishing, hunting, swimming and boating.

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

This campground offers 25 sites with 50-amp electric and water, 7 sites with 50 amp electric, 24 sites with 30-amp electric hookups, along with 4 nonelectric sites. Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water, laundry facilities, a dump station, playground, marina and boat ramp.

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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.

Osage Bluff Marina 


Osage Bluff is an excellent fishing location. Truman Lake is also a popular destination for tournament fishermen.

Osage Bluff Marina is located next to the park, offering convenient boat services for guests.

Contact Information


17671 Osage Bluff Rd. WARSAW MO 65355-9603

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 660-438-3873

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Highway 83, travel about a mile on Osage Bluff Road. Follow signs into park.

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