Corps Extends Camping Season for Some Sites at Mark Twain Lake

Published Sept. 25, 2022

September 25, 2022, Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Mark Twain Lake has announced an extension of the camping season for some sites due to increased public demand.  To accommodate the increased need for campsites, the Ray Behrens Campground sites 48-116 in Little Bluestem and sites 117-157 in Cedar Ridge will all be available for reservation through October 24, 2022. 


All USACE campsites at Mark Twain Lake are 100% reservable.  Make your reservations at or by calling 877-444-6777.


Visitors can enjoy the Frank Russell Archery Park, David C. Berti Shooting Range, Lick Creek and Joanna Trails, Northeast Missouri Vietnam Memorial and boat launching opportunities year-round.  The M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center is open daily.  It will be closed October 21-22, 2022, so all staff can support the Halloween Walk Event.


You may also enjoy the ADA accessible Eagle Bluff Trail, picnicking, playground, scenic overlooks, and the Northeast Missouri Vietnam Memorial while in the Visitor Center area.  The nature sales area provided by the Mark Twain Lake Visitors and Educational Resource Center Committee will accept credit/debit card payment only. No cash payments accepted. 


We look forward to seeing you!  Be safe! Have lots of fun and remember to wear your life jacket, it will not work unless you wear it. For more information, call the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center at 573-565-2112, follow us on Facebook at Mark Twain Lake - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, or email us at

Brian Falls
20642 HWY J, Monroe City, MO 63456

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