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Special-Use Area

at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

People, a tent and picnic tables in an open areaThe special-use camping area is designated for group camping, with nonprofit organizations and youth groups having priority. This area is not available to the general public. It is equipped with a large area to set up tents, two fire rings, a vault toilet, and several picnic tables. There is no water or electricity. 

The fee for use of the area is $2 per person, per night. For more information or to reserve the area for your group, call 573-449-7402.

Park Hours


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Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, as well as temporary trail closures, click here to visit our Park and Site Status Map.

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and park buildings will be closed: Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Jan. 2, 2023; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Park Grounds:

  • Sunrise to sunset, year-round

Park Office hours

  • April 15 through Oct. 31 (on-season)
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • Nov. 1 through April 14 (off-season)
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday