Camping

at Thousand Hills State Park

Missouri State Parks campgrounds are open with a number of social distancing measures in place to improve the safety of operations for Missouri State Parks’ guests and staff. For more information, view our full release here.

a family sits in lawn chairs outside their tentThousand Hills State Park has two campgrounds offering basic and electric campsites. For a little extra space, try one of the park's family campsites located in Campground 1. The park also has a special-use camping area.

The park store offers supplies for your camping stay.

You are now able to reserve your Missouri State Parks campsite up to 12 months in advance, expanding from the previous six-month window. Reservations are required before arriving to the campground, and can be made up until 7 p.m. CST the day before your arrival. To make a reservation or view campsites details, photos and availability, go to the reservation website by clicking the "Make a Reservation" link below and start planning your trip today. Reservations may also be made by calling toll free 877-ICampMO (877-422-6766). Printable campground maps are available for your reference by clicking the "Map" links.

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Camping Rates

Individual Campground Information

Campground

Available Dates

Showers/Water Available

Reservations

Types of Sites

Campground 1 (Map)
 
April 1-Oct. 31 April 1-Oct. 31 April 1-Oct. 31 Basic, Electric*, Family

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Campground 2 (Map)
 
Year-round April 1-Oct. 31 April 1-Oct. 31 Electric

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* Premium Electric sites available

Click here for a guide to the symbols.

Important Camping Information:
  • Reservable sites may be available 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.
  • Campground 1 is closed in the off-season (Nov. through March).
  • During the off-season (November through March), potable water is available at the park office. However, larger RVs may have difficulty accessing it due to the small turning area.
  • Firewood is sold during the on-season only.
  • Campers planning to carry in firewood must comply with current firewood advisories.
  • 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:

Special-use Camping Area