OVERVIEW Thibaut Point Park sits on the shores of Harry S. Truman Lake in the hills of western Missouri. Visitors enjoy fishing, hunting, swimming and boating. Click here [http://www.photographyoptions.net/images/truman/tour1.html] for the Harry S. Truman Lake virtual tour. RECREATION Thibaut Point offers great opportunities to get out on the water. Boating and swimming are popular activities. The park 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 park offers family and group campsites with and without electric hookups. Two day-use group picnic shelters with lights and electric outlets are also available, making the area perfect for large parties or family functions. The campground offers 25 sites with 30-amp electric hookups, 14 sites with 50 amp electric and water hookups, along with five primitive sites without hookups. Group camp A offers 19 30 amp electric sites along with a centrally located pavilion for gathering. Group camp C is all primitive with plenty of flat areas for tents. It also has a pavilion for gathering and a large fire pit. Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water, laundry facilities, a dump station, and a boat ramp. A nice, sandy beach offers additional recreation opportunity. NATURAL FEATURES Truman Lake lies among rolling hills and rocky bluffs. Dense hardwood forests studded with mature pine trees cover the area, providing good shade in the campground. Wildlife is abundant in and around the park. Whitetail deer, turkey, hummingbirds, hawks and ospreys are commonly seen. Bald eagles can be viewed during the winter months. NEARBY ATTRACTIONS The 950 miles of shoreline around Truman Lake provide plentiful opportunities for fun in the outdoors. Many parks surround the lake, including Harry S. Truman State Park. The Harry S. Truman Visitor Center sits atop Kaysinger Bluff and provides a spectacular view of the dam and reservoir. Exhibits provide information about the rich history of the Osage River Valley from pre-civilization to modern day. Waterfowl, bald eagles and turkey vultures are commonly seen from the observation deck.