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.

J. Huston Tavern hours

The tavern is open before every Lyceum Theatre performance.  

2018 Hours

***The tavern is open before every Lyceum Theatre Performance.***

Pre-season Hours
Limited April and May Hours:

  • April 1 - Easter Buffet - reservations required (660-837-3200)
  • April 1- May 30 - Saturday and Sunday, Lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • April 14 - Lyceum Performance

Regular Season Hours: June 1 - Sept. 30

  • Thursday-Sunday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday unless there is a Lyceum Theatre afternoon or evening performance

Post-Season Hours
Limited October Hours:

  • Oct. 26-28 - Lyceum Theatre Murder Mystery Weekend

Limited November Hours:

  • Nov. 3-4 - Weekend of Merchants Open House
  • Nov. 17 - Hanging of the Greens

Limited December Hours:

  • 11 a.m. - Before each Lyceum Theatre afternoon performance of A Christmas Carol
  • 4 p.m. - Before each Lyceum Theatre evening performance of A Christmas Carol

Visit the Lyceum Theatre at http://www.lyceumtheatre.org/ for show schedule.

Group Functions – 35 people or more

Reservations for lunch or dinner for groups of 35 or more may be arranged up to Dec. 23. A group menu is available but specialized menu planning can be provided.

Visitor Center hours

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  • March 1 through May 31
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m., daily
  • June 1 through Aug. 31
    10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
  • Sept. 1 through Nov. 30
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily
    Closed Thanksgiving Day
  • Dec. 1 through Feb. 28
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday through Sunday and holiday Mondays
    Closed Monday through Thursday and 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)
  • Please note there will be times when the office is temporarily closed while staff are working on the grounds.