The Missouri Department of Conservation’s Vandalia Community Lake is located six miles east of Laddonia on County Road 524.
The 44-acre lake features mainly woods and old fields. Facilities and features include a boat ramps, improved camping, picnic areas, and a pavilion.
Activities at the lake include bird watching and camping. Fishing enthusiasts can cast their lines in the lake for bass, catfish, crappie, carp, bluegill, and redear sunfish.
Hunting finds include deer (by archery only), quail, rabbit, turkey, and waterfowl.
For more informaiton on Vandalia Lake, contact the Missouri Department of Conservation at 573-884-6861.
The Reservoir is on a tributary of South Spencer Creek in Pike County, Missouri and is used for drinking water and some recreation use.
The property owned by the City of Vandalia was constructed in 1960 and covers a surface area of 35 acres.
It is arch and the core is upstream facing concrete. According to some reports, the foundation is rock with a height of 45′ and length of 320′
No alcoholic beverages are allowed. The use of gasoline motors can not exceed 10 horsepower.
No one can swim in the lake or pond area, use firearms, hunt, leave boats overnight, among other rules. For a copy of official rules, contact the City of Vandalia at 573-594-6186.