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Mark Twain Lake In Missouri

Mark Twain Lake, Missouri

Boating, camping and fishing.

The largest boating reservoir in northern Missouri, Mark Twain Lake has over 275 miles of shoreline and 18,000 surface acres. Created in 1984 with the creation of Clarence Cannon Dam it offers abundant water-sport recreation opportunities. Enjoy water skiing, fishing, camping and hiking. Marinas and boat launch facilities are available around the lake. Bring your bass boat, fishing boat, pontoon, kayak or canoe to enjoy the fishing and water sport activities - year round. Crappie, bass and catfish head the list of fishing opportunities while the lake holds many other species - including walleye, white bass and sunfish. Visit Mark Twain Lake for a great outdoor experience, especially the boating and fishing.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES


Windmill Resort Campground - 573 672-3271

Indian Creek Campground - 573 735-4097

Mark Twain Landing Campground - 573 735-9422

Hillbilly's Campground - 573 735-4436

Three Rivers RV Park & Campground - 573 735-1031

Ray Behrens Campground - 573 735-4097

Badger Campground - 877 422-6766

Big Larry's Campground - 573 470-1894

Elk Fork Campground - 660 327-4360

Mark Twain Reservoir Map


Fish species found in Mark Twain Lake include largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, white crappie, walleye, bluegill and white bass.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish White crappie Walleye Bluegill White Bass

Click here for a MO Fishing License.

Local Contact Information

Mark Twain State Park
37352 Shrine Road
Florida, MO 65283
573 565-3440

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