Mark Twain Lake


Offers a blend of picturesque natural resources and modern recreation facilities to suit everyone. Three campgrounds boast shaded full hookup and electrical sites. The 18, 600 acres of water has a reputation as a great crappie and bass lake. Just 30 minutes from historical Hannibal, Mo (hometown of Mark Twain). Clarence Cannon Dam features a power plant display. The David C. Berti Shooting Range is located below the dam in the Warren G. See South Spillway. Northeast Missouri offers visitors an abundance of diverse recreational possibilities.


Located 28 miles southwest of historic Hannibal, MO and 120 miles northwest of St. Louis, MO.


(573) 735-4097



20642 Highway J Monroe City, MO 63456-9359


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