Special-Use Area

at Mark Twain State Park

The special-use camping area is designated for use by organized youth groups. Call the park at 573-248-9980 for more information about this area.

a few picnic tables scattered in an open area surrounded by trees

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.

Park Grounds:
Sunrise to 10 p.m., year-round

Park Office hours

April through October (on-season) 
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
Closed Sunday and Monday 

November through March (off-season) 
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday
Closed Sunday through Thursday and Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days 

Beach hours

Season: May 27-Sept. 5
Sunrise to sunset