Mark Twain Lake Beaches

May 13, 2024

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake announces that the John F. Spalding and Indian Creek Beaches will reopen Friday, May 10, 2024. The beaches were closed due to water elevation. The beaches have been cleared of debris and safety checks have been performed.

The Mark Twain Lake State Park Beach, located near Highway 107, is scheduled to open May 24, 2024.

Area closures are still in place due to the elevated water levels, these closures include Joanna and Lick Creek Trails, Duane Wheelan, and Ray Behrens Boat Ramp courtesy dock removed (ramp remains open for use).

H/F lot 20 is open for public use.

Updates on current lake level and additional impacts will be posted on Facebook at USACE - Mark Twain Lake. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We greatly appreciate your patience and cooperation during elevated water conditions as crews prepare areas for public use. For further information, please contact the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center at 573.565.2112 or by email at