boating in truman lake, warsaw, MO
Explore two massive lakes, abundant wildlife, and endless outdoor recreational opportunities and boating in Truman Lake in Benton County, Missouri. This Missouri lake is especially perfect for getaways. This isn’t a busy, stressful lake experience. Truman Lake in Benton County is a short drive from most places in Missouri. This make it a perfect destination for a lake weekend when you just want to get away from it all! Hassle-free is the only way to be on vacation.
Truman Lake was built and is operated by the U.S Army Corps of Engineers. The 55,600 acres of open water are perfect for fishing, water sports and boating in Truman Lake. There are many lodging options to choose from around Truman Lake. There are also boat ramps access it at many different points.
The upper arm of the Osage Arm flows past the City of Warsaw, and is where Spoonbill snagging happens, where enormous catfish are known to hang out, and the Osage Arm in front of Drake Harbor is a playground for tubers, water skiers and surfers. Access points are Drake Harbor, the City of Warsaw boat ramp, and East Bledsoe Ferry boat ramp.
To give yourself a sense of the area, view this Map of Truman.