Mark Twain Lake, March 3, 2020 - The 4th of July is right around the corner, and there is no better way to spend your Independence Day holiday weekend than watching a firework display with friends and family at your favorite getaway, the Mark Twain Lake. The Mark Twain Lake Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce their partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a fireworks event. On Friday, July 3rd, 2020 Mark Twain Lake goers are in for a fun treat! A fireworks show will take place at Clarence Cannon Dam at approximately 9:45 p.m. The show, produced by Premier Pyrotechnics, LLC. is expected to last an action-packed 20 to 25 minutes. Spectators can anticipate great booms and bright colors to be seen and heard from miles around the Mark Twain Lake area. Audiences are welcome to park vehicles in the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitors Center parking lot, at the Warren G. See Spillway Recreation Areas, or in any U.S. Army Corps of Engineers nearby lots. Please be aware Clarence Cannon Dam on Highway J will be blocked off for the duration of the fireworks display and you will not be able to travel through. Visitors are encouraged to explore some of the area attractions and businesses prior to the fireworks display. Be sure to stop in and visit M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitors Center as it will be open to the public for extended hours during this event. For more information, follow Mark Twain Lake Chamber of Commerce on Facebook, visit our website at www.visitmarktwainlake.org, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark Twain Lake - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, enthusiastic volunteer hunters, White-Tails Unlimited, and the Local Lions Club are planning the Annual Deer Hunt for disabled individuals which will be held at Mark Twain Lake. The hunt will be held during the 2019 Missouri Rifle Deer season on Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24 in the Indian Creek Recreation Area. The hunt will be restricted to 35 permanently disabled (non ambulatory, semi ambulatory) individuals having a valid 2019 Missouri firearms deer tag and a hunter safety certification card.
All hunters must comply with the 2019 Missouri Department of Conservation hunting regulations. To insure a safe hunting experience, certain procedures will be in effect throughout the two day hunt. Hunters will be required to hunt from and stay in the blinds while in the field. Weapons are restricted to 20-gauge or larger slug shotguns, muzzle loader, crossbow, or bow and arrow. Participants must have Hunter Education.
Applications must be received on or before September 16, 2019 to qualify for the hunt. A drawing to select participants will be held on September 23, 2019 at 8 a.m. at the Mark Twain Lake Project Office.
For further information or to obtain applications, please contact the Mark Twain Lake Project Office, 20642 Highway J, Monroe City, Missouri, 63456 or phone (573) 735 4097.
Mark Twain Lake, May 14, 2019
In celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake will host Kid’s Fishing Day on Saturday, June 8, 2019 for children five to twelve years of age. Participation will be limited to the first 25 children who register in advance at Mark Twain Lake Project Office by calling (573) 735-4097 or by stopping by the office on Rt. J north of the Clarence Cannon Dam. Registration will begin Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 7 a.m. No groups larger than four may register at any one time. Only those registered will be allowed to participate due to limited space.
The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Frank Russell Recreation Area. The Missouri Department of Conservation will provide fishing equipment. Experienced anglers will instruct young anglers on basic fishing techniques. Prizes for participation will be furnished by Hannibal Wal-Mart, Mexico Wal-Mart, Hobbie Hut, South Fork Resort, Cannon Dam General Store, and 154 Marine. Hickman’s IGA and C & R Grocery will provide lunch.
Mark Twain Lake, May 6, 2019, Monroe City, Missouri
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake announces changes to the work schedule for infrastructure improvements at the Frank Russell Recreation Area. Due to weather delays some of the improvements will be postponed until fall. Equestrian campsites are currently open but the shower building will not be available until May 22, 2019. The Joanna and Clear View loops will open as first-come first-serve between May 22 through June 26, 2019 and return to reservation only beginning June 27, 2019.
The Flint Ridge loop will remain closed for repairs and will open when the work is completed, which is anticipated to be by June 26th.
The Ray Behrens campground will have a partial camp loop closure in Little Bluestem for water and sewer full service upgrades for sites #53 thru #58 and #61- #65 anticipated to last until late June of 2019.
We apologize for any inconveniencies this may cause. During this time we ask all of our recreation area visitors to follow posted signs in the area. We greatly appreciate your patience and cooperation during the improvement process to enhance visitor services and system reliability.
For further information please contact the Mark Twain Lake Project Office by phone at
573.735.4097 or by email at email@example.com