Camping

at Mark Twain State Park

people sitting in lawn chairs outside their tentMark Twain State Park offers basic and electric campsites, a special-use camping area and a group camp. For a little extra space, try one of the park's family campsites in Puma Campground.

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

Showers/Water Available

Reservations

Types of Sites

Badger (Map) Year-round April 15-Oct. 31 March 1-Nov. 30 Electric

Campground Amenities (Click here for a guide to the symbols.)
Some of this campground's amenities are only available seasonally. See dates above.

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Coyote (Map) Year-round April 15-Oct. 31 March 1-Nov. 30 Basic, Electric
Campground Amenities (Click here for a guide to the symbols.)
Some of this campground's amenities are only available seasonally. See dates above.

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Puma (Map) Year-round April 15-Oct. 31 March 1-Nov. 30 Electric*, Family*
Campground Amenities (Click here for a guide to the symbols.)
Some of this campground's amenities are only available seasonally. See dates above.

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*50-amp electric sites available.

Important Camping Information:
  • All three campgrounds are 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.
  • For weekend reservations, there is a required two-night minimum stay of Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday.
  • During the off-season (November through April 14), potable water is available at the frost-free spigot near campsite 1.
  • Campers planning to carry in firewood must comply with current firewood advisories.
  • An outdoor warning siren is located in the Coyote campground near the amphitheater. 911 covers all emergencies.
  • Parking of watercraft or all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trailers off of the campsite pad (usually in the grass) is permitted at this facility.
  • 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: