Special-Use Area

at Arrow Rock State Historic Site

The special-use camping area is designated for group camping, with nonprofit organizations and youth groups having priority. The area 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 75 campers. 

To reserve the area for your group, call 660-837-3330. The fee for use of the area is $2 per person, per night.

Park Hours


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Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and site buildings will be closed: Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Jan. 2, 2023; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

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


  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily


  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday-Sunday and holiday Mondays
Historic Site Office
  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily, year-round
  • Please note there will be times when the office is temporarily closed while staff are working in the grounds.