Halloween Bash – “It’s Haunting in the Park”

10/29/2022 | Sam A. Baker State Park | Patterson, MO

Calling all goblins, ghosts and creatures of the night. Join us for an evening of Halloween frights and fun! Come dressed up as your favorite character and trick or treat your way around the campgrounds. Halloween games and activities, free food, and haunted hikes will be part of the festivities. End the evening with s'mores around a campfire.

NEW for this year ... bounce houses, funnel cakes and performances by the Greenville Rockin' Bears Band!

Activities will take place around the Mudlick Mountain Store and Grill. Remember to bring a flashlight.

Event Schedule:

3-5 p.m. – Trick-or-treating in the campground

3-6 p.m. – Face painting, bounce house, fortunetelling, photo booth, bingo

4-6 p.m. – Trunk or treat

3-8 p.m. – Games, campfire and s'mores, free food

6-8 p.m. – Haunted hike (no pets, please)

ATTENTION, CAMPERS ... Participate in the Fourth Annual Campsite Decorating Contest. Prizes will be awarded. Also, there will be raffle drawing at 5:30 p.m. near the band performance. Purchase tickets beforehand for a chance to win prizes. You must be present to win. 

Free parking will be available at the basketball court, Shelter #1, the visitor center and the field. Accessible parking will be at the CCC Lodge.

For more information, contact the park concession at 573-856-4524. In the case of severe weather, the event will be canceled.


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Sam A. Baker State Park is located at:

5580 State Highway 143, Patterson, MO | 573-856-4411

Associated activities

  • Camping
  • Hiking