8.4 Good
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Bucksaw Campground COE

Clinton, Missouri


670 SE 803rd Rd
Clinton, Missouri 64735
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 307
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 38.25399
Longitude: -93.60089

Elevation: 768' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault yes
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach yes
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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7 Reviews

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Review Count: 115
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

We usually love COE parks, but this one wasn't our favorite. The sites are very large, and we were in one of the FHU sites. There are no signs telling you where the numbered sites are and we headed down the main road and discovered we should've turned left to get to our site. Not knowing the campground, we ended up having to back up as we were on a tent loop that didn't look like it went through. A little signage would be nice. Utilities worked well. The campground appeared to be pretty rundown. Not sure why, but there were a couple of loops that were closed off and no longer being taken care of. That made it look really rundown. All utilities worked well. No AT&T coverage, Verizon very weak. There were tons of trees and hard to get satellite coverage and there was no over the air stations. You can't even see the lake from this campground. We probably wouldn't stay here again. We camped at Bucksaw Campground COE in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
C064
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

Great stay at this campground. We were not right on the water, so had to drive to tent area to put kayaks in. But fished and saw eagles, osprey, and kingfishers fishing--who did better than I did. Great lake, nice site, good accommodations.

Easy park. Area C was a good loop and most have sewer-but not all. One section in C was tent only. Some loops closed (maybe for season?). Only some sites in Area A have sewer. B I think have none. Still, great campground. Swimming area with sandy shore (wouldn't call it a beach).

We will be back. We camped at Bucksaw Campground COE in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
C-023
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

20 minutes to Clinton for a Walmart.

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Review Count: 179
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 36

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

This is an excellent Corps of Engineers campground on Truman Lake. There is a nice beach area for those who like to swim. Boat launching is also nearby. Campground host was friendly and helpful. The park ranger was awesome. I was walking my dog when another dog, which wasn't leashed, started pestering us. His owners were outside, but failed to come and get him. The ranger was on the next loop over, saw that I was having problems getting the dog to go back to its site and came over right away to help me out. By this time, the dog owners finally came and got their dog, but it was the ranger who apologized for the problem, not the owners of the unleashed dog. Sites were large and well-spaced. Grass needed to be cut, but it wasn't so terribly long that it was a problem. Will definitely stay here again if in the area. We camped at Bucksaw Campground COE in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
76
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

Check in was great. The camp host's at the gate were most helpful in getting us checked in and situated. We used to camp a lot at Long Shoal, but we now have a bigger coach, hence staying at Bucksaw. Was not aware there were a few full hookups available here, so would definitely try to get one of them the next time there. Had great location at site 39. Great satellite reception. Power and water pressure good. Showers close and very clean for COE campground. We camped at Bucksaw Campground COE in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
39
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Fisherman's paradise. Close to Marina and restaurant.

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice park. Gravel pads but well paved roads, well maintained. Quiet and peaceful. We were here early week so very few people here which helped as we booked "Standard Electric" which did not include water. Luckily we were able to transfer to a sight with water and sewer! Would definitely stay here again! We camped at Bucksaw Campground COE in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

Another example of a nice COE campground. Only a small section had full hookups, but there were plenty of sites with water and electric. It was a quiet, pleasant 4 night stay. We had a partially shaded site and plenty of areas for walking. We watched a doe and her young twins grazing in the field behind our site. Dumpsters available only at the entrance/exit was inconvenient. We camped at Bucksaw Campground COE in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

Bucksaw is a Corps of Engineers Park on Truman Lake. It is fairly remote but there is a marina/boat launch and a restaurant nearby. The sites are nicely spaced and most have trees for shade. The sites are gravel with a firepit and picnic table. After walking around the park, most of the sites look to be fairly level. There is no Wi-fi and cell service was almost non-existent. Bathrooms are abundant and the bath houses appeared to be very large. Deer are everywhere as are Canadian Geese. Plenty of places to walk the dog. We camped at Bucksaw Campground COE in a Motorhome.

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