Lake Wappapello, Missouri

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Picture courtesy Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Picture courtesy Missouri Department of Natural Resources

A great spot to visit Lake Wappapello is at the Lake Wappapello State Park. This picturesque lake is a beautiful lake on the St. Francis River. This 8,400 acre lake is a great fishing lake with lots of secluded coves. You can also go swimming, biking, camping, hiking, backpacking, picnicking, and horseback riding. Canoeing the upper part of the lake into the St. Francis River is a popular activity. There are three boat ramps, and no launch fees. You will also find cabin rentals, plus jet ski and boat rentals.

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LAKE SIZE:
Lake Wappapello in Missouri has 8,400 surface acres and 180 miles of shoreline.

CONTACT INFO AND DIRECTIONS:
(573) 297-3232

From Poplar Bluff head east on US-60 toward N Main St , Turn left onto State Hwy Nn, continue onto Co Rd 543, turn left onto Co Rd 534, continue onto State Hwy W, turn right onto MO-172 E

GENERAL:
Boat Ramps, Docks, Picnic Area, Outdoor Grills, Restrooms, Group Facilities, Swimming Beach, Cabins

CAMPING:
There are basic and electric sites, dump, showers, water, and laundry.
Camping Fees

TRAILS:
Allison Cemetery Trail
– 2.5 mile loop, starts Cabin Road: Map
Asher Creek Trail
– 2.75 mile loop, starts near the park entrance on Lake Wappapello Trail Road: Map
Lake View Trail
– 0.70 mile loop, starts in Day Use Area near Shelter 1: Map
Lake Wappapello Trail
– 12.75 mile loop, starts near the park entrance on Lake Wappapello Trail Road:: Map

FISH SPECIES:
Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Channel Catfish, Crappie

ACTIVITIES:
Fishing
Hiking
Camping
Biking
WATER SPORTS:
Boating
Boat Rental
Canoeing
Jet Skiing
Wakeboarding
Water Skiing

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