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Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president of the United States. Truman was born in Missouri, and spent most of his youth on his family's farm. During World War I, Truman served in combat in France as an artillery officer in his National Guard unit. The park is 1,440 acres surrounded by water on three sides. The 56,000 acre lake known as Truman Lake was created by the Flood Control Act of 1954 The park has 201 campsites including 100 with electrical hookups with close access to a ramp to the lake. The park also has a sandy area to the lake for guest to relax, swim and enjoy. The lake is just one of the many things to do at the Park. The park is a ideal place to vacation with hiking trails, picnic areas, bicycling, swimming, fishing and guests can take a historic site tour.


Park Hours:
April 1-30
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Closed Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

May 1 through Oct. 31
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Closed Saturday, Sunday and state holidays
November through March
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Closed Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and state holidays
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