Special-Use Area

at Pershing State Park

The special-use camping area is available for use by non-profit organizations. It is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and may be reserved by calling the the park at 660-963-2299. Organized youth groups (Scouts, 4-H, church, etc.) have priority.

some picnic tables and a fire ring in an open area

Park Hours


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Park Hours

Campground, Picnic Areas and Trails:
Sunrise to sunset, daily, year-round.

Park Office hours

Staff are usually available in the park Monday through Friday. The office telephone is monitored for messages between 9 a.m. 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, year-round.