Sparrowfoot

Clinton, Missouri

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Overview

SPARROWFOOT CAMPGROUND WILL REMAIN CLOSED THROUGH THE 2020 CAMPING SEASON. THE BOAT RAMP AND PICNIC SHELTERS ARE STILL AVAILABLE. 

Sparrowfoot Campground is situated on the Grand River Arm of the Harry S. Truman Lake in the hills of western Missouri.

Visitors enjoy fishing, hunting and boating.


Click here for the Harry S. Truman Lake virtual tour.

Recreation

Sparrowfoot is an excellent fishing location. Anglers find crappie, largemouth bass and blue and flathead catfish. Truman Lake is also a popular destination for tournament fishermen.

Facilities

This year-round campground offers 83 sites with electric hookups. Three day-use group picnic shelters are also available, making the area perfect for large parties or family functions.

Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water, laundry facilities, playground, a dump station and boat ramp.

Natural Features

A mosaic of hardwood forests and grasslands covers the area's rolling hills. Rocky bluffs extend into the lake.

Wildlife is abundant in and around Sparrowfoot. Whitetail deer, turkey, hummingbirds, hawks and ospreys are commonly seen. Bald eagles can be viewed during the winter months.

Nearby Attractions

Katy Trail State Park, the nation's longest rails-to-trails project, is nearby. This unique park stretches from Clinton to Machens, with dozens of trailheads in between. Biking and hiking are allowed on the entire length of the trail, and horses are allowed from Clinton to Sedalia.

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