Camping

at Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park

tent , a cooler and lawn chairs set up next to a picnic table on a campsiteJohnson's Shut-Ins State Park offers walk-in, basic, electric, sewer/electric/water and equestrian electric/water campsites. The park also has a special-use camping area near Loop 5.

Stop by the campground store, conveniently located in the center of the campground, to stock up on whatever you need for your camping experience.

You are now able to reserve your Missouri State Parks campsite up to 12 months in advance, expanding from the previous six-month window. To make a reservation or view campsites details, photos and availability, go to the reservation website by clicking the "Make a Reservation" link below and start planning your trip today. Reservations may also be made by calling toll free 877-ICampMO (877-422-6766). Printable campground maps are available for your reference by clicking on the "Map" links.

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Individual Campground Information

Campground

Available Dates

Water Available

Reservations

Types of Sites

Loop #1  (Equestrian)
(Map)

Year-round April 1-Oct. 31 Year-round Electric/Water*
Campground Amenities (Click here for a guide to the symbols.)

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Loop #2 (Map) Year-round April 1-Oct. 31 Year-round Sewer/Electric/Water*
Campground Amenities (Click here for a guide to the symbols.)

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Loop #3 (Map) Year-round Year-round Year-round Electric*
Campground Amenities (Click here for a guide to the symbols.)

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Loop #4 (Map) Year-round April 1-Oct. 31 Year-round Basic
Campground Amenities (Click here for a guide to the symbols.)

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Loop #5 (Map) Year-round April 1-Oct. 31 Year-round Walk-in
Campground Amenities (Click here for a guide to the symbols.)

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*50-amp electric sites available.

Important Camping Information:
  • The campground is fully reservable.
  • Reservable sites may be available on a walk-up registration basis if the site is not reserved. Before occupying a site, check with the park staff or follow the directions on the posted card.
  • Loop 5 campsites have a wooden platform with room for one tent; straps or cords are recommended for securing your tent to the platform. Each of these campsites has a designated parking space in one of two lots; the terrain is rough and hilly from the parking lots to the sites.
  • Loop 1 campsites can be reserved by equestrian and non-equestrian campers year-round.
  • During the off-season (November through March), potable water is available at the frost-free water spigots by the Loop 3 showerhouse, Special-Use Camping Area showerhouse and the camper cabin showerhouse. The restroom and showerhouse in Loop 3 remains open year-round.
  • Campers planning to carry in firewood must comply with current firewood advisories.
  • Fourteen walk-in campsites are available for reservation. These sites are suitable only for tent camping. There are utility carts available to transport equipment into the sites.
  • Camping is limited to any 15 days within a 30-consecutive-day period at any one park or historic site.
Other Types of Camping Areas Available in the Park: