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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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Know Before You Go
  • Click here for more information about Truman Lake

  • Help stop the spread of the invasive zebra mussel by draining all water from equipment and discarding live bait before leaving the park

  • A hiking trail is available in the park. See Park Attendant or bulletin board for more information. Click here for the trail map.
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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
    Wed Sep 03 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

    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
    Peak Wed Apr 15 2015 Thu Oct 15 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
    Peak Season
    Apr 15 2015 -
    Oct 15 2015
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $14.00
    STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00-$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