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Family Campout

6/23/2023 to 6/24/2023 | Knob Noster State Park | Knob Noster, MO

Enjoy a guided overnight camping experience with Missouri State Parks staff. Participants will learn introductory camping skills and spend a night under the stars in Camp Shawnee at Knob Noster State Park.

This program is meant for everyone and is designed to be a brief introduction to camping for families. No experience or equipment is necessary; however, participants are welcome to bring their own camping supplies. Activities will include outdoor cooking, camping basics, fire building, night hiking, birding, nature journaling, and an exploration of Leave No Trace Principles.

Registration and fees are required. The per-person costs are $10 for ages 18 and older and $5 for ages 6-17, while children 5 and under are free. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

To register for this event, visit and search for activities at Knob Noster State Park.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Chris Edmondson at

Event times: 5 p.m. Friday - noon Saturday

Click here to see the event flyer.

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Knob Noster State Park is located at:

873 SE 10, Knob Noster, MO | 660-563-2463

Associated activities

  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Programs