- Wappapello, MO
- Site Type:
- Parks and Recreation, Infrastructure and Utilities, Lakes and Ponds, Dams
- New Deal Agencies:
- Federal & Military Operations, Army Corps of Engineers
Constructed in 1940 by the Army Corps of Engineers, this dam created the 45,000-acre Lake Wappapello reservoir on the St. Francis River. Constructed with the primary intention of flood control, Lake Wappapello continues to offer recreational opportunities including boating, fishing, and camping to the public.
Site originally submitted by Charles Swaney on September 9, 2014.
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