Special-Use Area

at Pershing State Park

The special-use camping area is designated for group camping, with nonprofit organizations and youth groups having priority. The area is equipped with a vault toilet, six picnic tables, one fire pit and a water hydrant. The fee for use of the area is $2 per person, per night. To reserve the area for your group, call 660-963-2299.

some picnic tables and a fire ring in an open area

Park Hours

Coordinates

39.763837, -93.219478

Park Hours

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

Park Grounds:
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. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, year-round.