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Pleasant Hill Lake

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Pleasant Hill / Pleasant Hill MO
Mile marker 262.8
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Pleasant Hill Lake in Pleasant Hill
John from Tulsa on 12/06/2019 10:34 PM:
Does the Pleasant Hill Lake CG have any toilet and/or shower facilities? If so, what? Tailwinds, John

Pleasant Hill Lake in Pleasant Hill
Blue Tapp from St. Charles, MO on 04/30/2017 02:08 PM:
We really enjoyed camping here in early April 2017. We found a beautiful spot right next to the lake. I wasn't ever able to reach Terry by phone (I had left a message a couple of days earlier but got no response) so when we got there another camper told us just to pick any open spot to set up camp and that Terry would be by later. He never showed up and there was no place to pay so we got a free night of camping! But it's definitely worth the $11 fee in my opinion. The only negative was that quiet hours weren't enforced so it was a pretty noisy night. But that's a normal risk of camping.

The mileage marker is a bit misleading because the lake isn't on the trail at all. You have to go about 3 miles north of Pleasant Hill to get there but there's a nice city biking/walking trail that gets you most of the way.

 
Mcjolly from Farmington, MO on 10/24/2017 10:00 AM:
Were there toilets or showers at the campground?

Reserve Campsites at Pleasant Hill Lake
Blue Tapp from St. Charles, MO on 03/13/2017 08:59 AM:
We'll be camping here in April. To reserve a campsite there, you need to call the caretaker, Terry Jackson at 816-699-8527.

 
Anonymous on 03/13/2017 09:49 AM:
The phone number on the Pleasant Hill Lake page may need changed then.

 
Ray (webmaster) on 03/13/2017 04:42 PM:
Got it - thanks for the update!

 
Aaron from new bloomfield on 03/18/2017 08:45 PM:
Awesome. I am looking on riding Katy trail end to end in June or July. I will be coming from Lees Summit Amtrak to Pleasant Hill. I noticed you need to call Terry to reserve. Can anyone provide information on the facilities (water,shower) and the costs. Thank you.

 
Blue Tapp on 04/07/2017 09:01 AM:
We're staying there tomorrow night so I'll post an update on the facilities.