Special-Use Area

at Long Branch State Park

The special-use camping area is designated for group camping, with nonprofit organizations and youth groups having priority. The area is located approximately 50 yards from a vault toilet. The fee for use of the area is $2 per person, per night. To reserve the area for your group, call 660-773-5229.

an open field with trees in the background

Park Hours

Coordinates

39.821917, -92.509067

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: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Park Grounds

Sunrise to 10 p.m., daily, year-round

Marina hours

Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

8 a.m. to 7 p.m., weekdays

7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Sunday and holidays

Park Office hours

Year-round:

7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and park buildings will be closed: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Marina Store hours

Memorial Day through Labor Day 

8 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily 

Beach hours

Beach closed for the season