Pomme de Terre State Park

Pomme de Terre State Park


Location:In 2 areas, Pittsburg and Hermitage, that are 8 miles apart; both are south of US 54 in Hickory County.
Facilities:41 basic campsites, 193 electric campsites, 20 electric/water campsites, showers, special use area, picnic sites, picnic shelter, hiking trails, 2 public swimming beaches, fishing pier, marina, store, boat ramp, boat rentals.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, nature programs (in summer).
Special Features:Park lies along the banks of the 7,800-acre Pomme de Terre Reservoir and includes remnants of a pre-settlement savanna landscape dotted with stunted old-growth oak trees and native grasses.
Address:HC 77, Box 890
Pittsburg, MO 65724

Phone:417-852-4291
Web: www.mostateparks.com/pommedeterre.htm
Size: 734 acres.

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Now pristine Pomme de Terre State Park annually attracts 190,000 campers, fishermen, boaters and water skiers into the immediate Hermitage area.
For the nearly 3,000 new county residents who moved in to retire or open small businesses, the Index serves a steady diet of hard news about schools, area government, and police, plus activities at Lake Pomme de Terre State Park.