Talley Bend

Harry S. Truman Lake

TALLEY BEND CAMPGROUND HAS BEEN CLOSED. THE BOAT RAMP IS STILL AVAILABLE.

Talley 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.

Need to Know

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.

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.

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.

Contact Information

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8950 NE HWY C Lowery City MO 64763

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Highway 13, travel east on Highway C for 6 miles. Follow signs to the boat ramp.

Available Campsites

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