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 30 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.

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
  • Closed Thanksgiving


  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday-Sunday and holiday Mondays
  • Closed Monday-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 in the grounds.