Special-Use Area

at Arrow Rock State Historic Site

The special-use camping area is by reservation only for group camping. It offers campers four picnic tables, three fire pits, and a large area to set up multiple tents. Restrooms and a water hydrant are approximately 250 yards away. Camping capacity is 30 campers. A $2 per camper, per night fee is charged to organized youth groups; a $75 nightly rate and $100 refundable damage deposit are charged for all other groups. Check-in is 3 p.m. and check-out is 2 p.m. the following day. The quiet hours policy remains in effect.

The special-use camping area can be reserved by contacting the park office at 660-837-3330.

Park Hours


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Park Hours

Historic Site Grounds

  • 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily,year-round
  • Gates may be closed at 10 p.m.

Visitor Center hours

Visitor Center

Temporary Hours of Operations

March 1 through May 31

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily

June 1 through Aug. 31

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily

Sept. 1 through Nov. 15

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily

Nov. 16 through Feb. 28

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday through Sunday and holiday Mondays
  • Closed Monday through Thursday and Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days

Historic Site Office

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily, year-round (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days)

Regular Hours

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily, year-round (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days
  • Please note there will be times when the office is temporarily closed while staff are working in the grounds.