Camping

at Mark Twain State Park

As of 3/24/20, all campgrounds and lodging are closed Friday, March 27, through Thursday, April 30. This includes campgrounds, park-run lodging and concessionaire-run lodging. All fees associated with camping and park-run lodging reservations, including reservation, cancellation and modification fees, beginning the night of Friday, March 27, through the night of Thursday, April 30, will be refunded.

We are proud to be a member of the Missouri Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds. While our campgrounds are not currently open, the association is a great resource for finding other campgrounds during this time. Visit www.campinmissouri.com to find a campground near you.

people sitting in lawn chairs outside their tentMark Twain State Park offers basic and electric campsites, a special-use camping area and a group camp. For a little extra space, try one of the park's family campsites in Puma Campground.

To make a reservation or view campsite details, photos and availability, go to the reservation website by clicking the “Make a Reservation Now” link below. Reservations may also be made by calling toll free 877-ICampMO (877-422-6766). Printable campground maps are available for your reference by clicking on the "Map" links.

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Camping Rates

Individual Campground Information

Campground

Available Dates

Showers/Water Available

Reservations

Types of Sites

Badger (Map) Year-round April 15-Oct. 31 March 1-Nov. 30 Electric
Some of this campground's amenities are only available seasonally. See dates above.

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Coyote (Map) Year-round April 15-Oct. 31 March 1-Nov. 30 Basic, Electric
Some of this campground's amenities are only available seasonally. See dates above.

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Puma (Map) Year-round April 15-Oct. 31 March 1-Nov. 30 Basic, Electric*, Family*
Some of this campground's amenities are only available seasonally. See dates above.

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* Premium Electric sites available

Important Camping Information:
  • All three campgrounds are fully reservable. Reservable sites may be available to first-come, first-served users on a day-by-day basis if the site is not reserved. Before occupying a site, check with the park staff or follow the directions on the posted card.
  • For weekend reservations, there is a required two-night minimum stay of Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday.
  • During the off-season (November through April 14), potable water is available at the frost-free spigot near campsite 1.
  • Campers planning to carry in firewood must comply with current firewood advisories.
  • An outdoor warning siren is located in the Coyote campground near the amphitheater. 911 covers all emergencies.
  • Parking of watercraft or all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trailers off of the campsite pad (usually in the grass) is permitted at this facility.
Other Types of Camping Areas Available in the Park: