Camping

at Trail of Tears 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.

two men putting the fly on their tentTrail of Tears State Park offers basic, electric and sewer/electric/water campsites and a special-use camping area.

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 the "Map" links.

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Camping Rates

Individual Campground Information

Campground

Available Dates

Showers/Water Available

Reservations

Types of Sites

Lake Boutin Campground (Map)
 
May 1-Oct. 31 May 1-Oct. 31 May 1-Oct. 31 Basic

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Mississippi River Campground  (Map)
 
Year-round April 1-Oct. 31 Year-round Electric, Sewer/Electric/Water

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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.
  • During the off-season (November through March), potable water is available from the frost-free spigot at the dump station.
  • The railroad near the Mississippi River Campground is still active.
  • Campers planning to carry in firewood must comply with current firewood advisories.
Other Types of Camping Areas Available in the Park:

Special-use Camping Area