Attention: Sites are non-reservable during the shoulder season (October 1 through April 14) but there will be sites available for walk-in use in the campground throughout this time frame.

BUCKSAW, MO

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.Bucksaw is located on a peninsula with primarily flat terrain and excellent lake views. Campsites...
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

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.

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.

Recreation:

Popular activities in the area include wildlife viewing, fishing, hunting, swimming and boating.

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.

Facilities:

This large campground is open year-round. It offers 129 sites with electric hookups, along with 178 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.

Booking Window
Sun Apr 27 2014 - Thu Oct 23 2014

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Tue Apr 15 2014 Wed Oct 15 2014
Walk In Thu Oct 16 2014 Tue Apr 14 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Swimming
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Marina
  • Parking Area
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Vault Toilets
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Apr 15 2014 -
Oct 15 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00-$22.00
Walk In Season
Oct 16 2014 -
Apr 14 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $8.00-$14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $8.00-$22.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.26, -93.60556
38°15'36"N, 93°36'20"W

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.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

BUCKSAW
673 SE 803 Rd.
Clinton MO 64735

Phone Number:

Information: (660)477-3402
Additional Information