at Prairie 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 to find a campground near you.

a picnic table and fire ring on a flat area next to a treePrairie State Park offers a small number of basic campsites and a backpack camp. These basic campsites will accommodate groups of up to 20 people.

A printable campground map is available for your reference by clicking the "Campground Map" link.

Camping Rates

Campground Information


Available Dates

Showers/Water Available

Types of Sites

Campground Map
Year-round See information below Basic

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Click here for a guide to the symbols.

Important Camping Information:
  • Potable water is available on the south side of the shop building before you enter the camping area.
  • A vault toilet is the only amenity that serves the campground and backpack camp.
  • Campfires are prohibited at the backpack camp. Backpack stoves are permitted.
  • Please contact park staff at 417-843-6711 for more information.
  • Campers planning to carry in firewood must comply with current firewood advisories.