Vandalia Community Lake

Driving Directions

From Laddonia take Route K east 4 miles and then County Road 524 east 2 miles.
From Vandalia take Route W south for 4 miles and County Road 524 west 2 miles.


The land around the lake is mainly woods and old fields. Facilities/features: boat ramp, improved camping, picnic areas and pavilion, Vandalia Community Lake (44 acres).

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Fair - seasonal. Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Camping - Individual Campsites  No amenities provided. 
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Crappie Good population.  
Fishing - Other Fair population. Carp 
Fishing - Sunfish Good population. Bluegill, redear sunfish 
Hunting-Deer  Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Hunting-Quail Fair population.  
Hunting-Rabbit Fair population.  
Hunting-Turkey Fair population. Turkey regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Spring Turkey or Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Hunting-Waterfowl-Open Hunting Fair population.  
Other  Picnicking at Shelter House. 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Lake - Concrete   Vandalia Lake, only electric boat motors allowed  
Boat Ramp - Lake - Other   Small boat and canoe launch area. No boat trailer access.  
Camping Area - Individual Campsites   No amenities provided. 
Parking Lotaccessible   
Picnic Table    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishing Lake or Pond Vandalia Community Lake 44.00 acres  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Old Field 20.00  
Forest and Woodland 77.00  
Forest and Woodland 5.00  
Lakes/Ponds 44.00  
Total Area Acres:146.25 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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