Special-Use Area

at Bennett Spring State Park

 

A special-use camping area is available for use by non-profit organizations. This area is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and may be reserved by calling 417-532-4338. Organized youth groups (Scouts, 4-H, church, etc.) have priority.

Things to know about the special-use area:

  • It is limited to 25 people and five vehicles.
  • The rate is $2 per person per night and is paid at time of arrival.
  • This is a tent area only.
  • There are 3 fire rings and 6 picnic tables.
  • The area is open from  April 15 through Oct. 31.

 

Park Hours

Coordinates

37.726767, -92.861333

Park Hours

Park Grounds:

Sunrise to one hour past sunset, daily

 

Dining Lodge hours

7 a.m. to one hour after whistle during trout season

Nature Center hours

  • Feb. 25 through Oct. 31
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday
  • Nov. 1 through Feb. 24
    Closed

Park Office hours

  • Summer Hours (On-Season)
    Feb. 25 through Oct. 31
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
    Closed on state holidays. 
  • Winter Hours (Off-Season)
    Nov. 1 through Feb. 24
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • The park office is closed on state holidays.

Store hours

Fishing Season
One hour before through one hour after the regular fishing day schedule, daily during season 

November through January
8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday