Both docks are in at all four lane boat ramps! Enjoy!
Beaches are open for the 2022 recreation season! The beaches are open dusk to dawn.
The Visitor Center is now open daily from 8am to 4:00pm. Stop in to find out what's happening around the lake.

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Two St. Louis District lakes awarded fish habitat improvement grants
6/21/2022
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District’s Lake Shelbyville and Mark Twain Lake were recently awarded the National Fish Habitat Partnership Bass Pro Shops U.S. Open Grant to improve fish...
Temporary Closure of Robert Allen
3/18/2022
Mark Twain Lake, March 18, 2022 – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers announces that the Robert Allen Recreation Area will be closed to public use beginning March 21, 2022 through April 4, 2022. The...
Frank Russell Campgrounds Upgrades for the 2022 Camping Season
3/18/2022
Mark Twain Lake, March 18, 2022 – The Frank Russell Campground will be undergoing 56 full-service campsite upgrades. Campsites 1-60 within the Frank Russell Recreation Area will be closed for the 2022...
Mark Twain Lake Campgrounds Open Soon
3/16/2022
Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake has announced the opening date for campgrounds is April 1, 2022.  All sites are reservable and you will need a reservation prior...
Mark Twain Lake Fee Collection Stations
3/16/2022
Mark Twain Lake, March 16, 2022 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers isannouncing the installation of new automated fee collection machines at the followingrecreation areas:  M.W. Boudreaux Memorial...
Summer 2022 Student Intern Positions at Mark Twain Lake
3/3/2022
Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake is recruiting for Student Trainee Intern positions (Pathway Interns, GS-02/03) for the 2022 recreation season. The direct link for...
Mark Twain Lake Recreation Areas Reopen After Weather Event
2/8/2022
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recreation areas, including boat ramps, day use areas, hunter fishermen access areas, firewood cutting areas, David C. Berti shooting range, Frank Russell archery...
Weather Related Closures at Mark Twain Lake
2/1/2022
In an effort to protect visitors and employees from impending freezing rain and snow, all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recreation areas, including boat ramps, day use areas, hunter fishermen...

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Mailing Address:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Clarence Cannon Dam & Mark Twain Lake
20642 Hwy J
Monroe City, MO 63456

Telephone:
Project Office: (573) 735-4097
Fax: (573) 735-2750

Email:
marktwaininfo@usace.army.mil

Office Hours:
Weekdays - 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. 

Camping Reservations:
1-877-444-6777 or visit https://www.recreation.gov/


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