Special-Use Area

at Knob Noster State Park

Special-use camping areas are for use by non-profit organizations. These areas are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Organized youth groups (Scouts, 4-H, church, etc.) have priority.

Park Hours


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Park Hours

Park Grounds
8 a.m. to dusk, daily, year-round

Nature Center hours

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily, year-round.


Park Office hours

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, year-round