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Favorite places to camp

Several folks have asked what's the best place to camp. Here's some of our favorite campsites:

Pomme de Terre State Park, campsite #228 Hermitage Campground - Lakeside electric site that has shade and is a good distance from other campsites http://mostateparks.com/campsite/pomme-de-terre-state-park-campsite-h228

Harry S Truman State Park, campsite #38 Raccoon Ridge Campground - Lake view electric site with good shade and easy access to the lake http://mostateparks.com/campsite/harry-s-truman-state-park-campsite-038

Wakonda State Park, Campsite #103, new sewer/electric/water campsite that is located right on the lake with good access for your canoe or kayak http://mostateparks.com/campsite/wakonda-state-park-campsite-103

Mark Twain State Park, Campsite #74 Puma Campground, this electric campsite is the most popular in the park with plenty of shade and a lake view http://mostateparks.com/campsite/mark-twain-state-park-campsite-074

Meramec State Park, Campsite #180, extra large campsite with plenty of shade located across the road from the Meramec River http://mostateparks.com/campsite/meramec-state-park-campsite-180

Sam A. Baker State Park, Campsite 188, shady electric site in the recently renovated section of Campground 2, located within easy walking distance of Big Creek http://mostateparks.com/campsite/sam-baker-state-park-campsite-188