Fourche Lake Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Fourche Lake Recreation Area is a beautiful place to be outside. It is located on V Hwy approx. 2.5 miles off of HWY 160 W. There is a beautiful wooden dock to fish off of or just simply look at the lake. There is a vault toilet and picnic tables for picnickers. The dock, path leading to the dock, and bathroom are all handicapped accessible. There is dispersed camping available at 6 established sites with fire rings. There is no water or electric hookup available. There is a boat launch available only electric motors are allowed. Fourche Lake is 49 acres in size and provides opportunities for catching catfish, panfish and bass.

At a Glance

Fees There are no fees.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Boats are allowed, only electric motors are permitted.
Closest Towns: Doniphan, MO
Water: None
Restroom: Pit
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Take U.S. HWY 160 approx 15.7 miles and turn right at V Hwy. Stay on V Hwy approx. 2.5 miles until you see the sign for Fourche Lake on the left.

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  Area/Length : 
40 acres

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  Elevation : 
512 ft - 581 ft