South Fork Recreation Area Open for Public Use

Published April 30, 2021

Mark Twain Lake, April 30, 2021 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake encourages visitors using the South Fork Recreation Area to use caution when traveling in the area, as heavy equipment operation and material hauling will be occurring along the primary access road within the area. Visitors should expect minor periodic delays due to required traffic controls for public safety purposes. 
Furthermore, boaters utilizing the South Fork branch of the lake should not enter the identified construction zone, nor approach the vicinity of the haul vessels and the anchored floating work platform currently operating in the area. 
For more information, call the Mark Twain Lake Project Office at 573-735-4097, follow us on Facebook at Mark Twain Lake - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, or email us at We hope everyone has a great recreation season at the lake and we look forward to seeing you! Enjoy the summer and remember to wear your life jacket, it will not work unless you wear it. 

Mark Twain Lake
20642 HWY J, Monroe City, MO

Release no. 21-047