• Ownership
      Public
    • Acreage
      108
    Marinas
    (660) 665-4447
    2615 East Illinois Street
    Kirksville, MO 63501
    Trueblood Marina
    (660) 665-1710
    20091 Thousand Hills Trail
    Kirksville, MO 63501
    Golf Courses
    (660) 665-5335
    1115 Country Club Drive
    Kirksville, MO 63501
    Public
    (660) 332-4584
    301 South Hastings Street
    La Plata, MO 63549
    Campgrounds
    (660) 332-1387
    27399 Starlight Trail
    Kirksville, MO 63501
    (660) 665-2228
    23067 Potter Trail
    Kirksville, MO 63501
    • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid, Walleye
    • Condos available (No)
    • Permit is not required to use the lake.
    • Jet skis are not allowed.
    • Motorized boats are allowed.
    • Houseboats are not allowed.
    • Boating restrictions (Yes).
    • Dock restrictions (Yes).
    Hospitals
    (660) 785-1000
    315 South Osteopath Avenue
    Kirksville, MO 63501
    Airports
    Des Moines International Airport
    5800 Dleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa 50321
    40 miles away
    Kirksville Regional Airport
    27161 Airport Trail, Kirksville, Missouri 63501
    4 miles away
    About Ownbey Lake
    Lake of Kirksville, Missouri

    Ownbey Lake is a small, residential lake in Kirksville, Missouri. The town is home to Truman State University, A.T. Still University, and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

    There are many restaurants, bars, and shops around town. It also offers the Northeast Regional Medical Center and Kirksville Regional Airport.

    Quiet Waters

    A beautiful collection of homes surround Ownbey Lake. The serene expanse is loved for its views, wildlife, and activities.

    Set out with a rod and reel to catch a variety of fish. Or, put in a kayak or canoe to tour the lake and its small island. It also makes an excellent spot for a picnic.

    Birdwatchers can spot woodpeckers, bluebirds, finches, cardinals, and many more native animals around the lake.

    Hiking and Golfing

    Make your way to Thousand Hills State Park for camping, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, or skiing.

    Kirksville Country Club offers an 18-hole golf course, driving range, swimming pool, the Bar & Grill Lounge, and pro shop.

    City Fun

    Scooter’s Coffee, Colton’s Steakhouse & Grill, Take Root Cafe, Pancake City, and Paglia’s Pizza are some of Kirkville’s best stops.

    Kirkville’s annual events include the NEMO Fair, Round Barn Blues Festival, Criterium Bike Race, and the Red Barn Arts & Crafts Festival.

    Kick Back and Relax

    The many activities and attractions around Kirksville make it a fantastic place to raise a family, retire, or vacation.