Special-Use Area

at Hawn State Park

The special-use camping area is designated for group camping, with nonprofit organizations and youth groups having priority. It includes one area for camping. There is a water spigot and a fire ring in this area. This area accommodates groups of up to 50 people. Scouts or other educational/youth groups can check out a flag to use in the special-use area when they get to the park.

The fee for use of the area is $2 per person, per night. For more information or to reserve the area for your group, call 573-883-3603.

picnic tables under lots of trees flag pole with flag and group fire ring area in the background


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

  • Year-round:
    6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday
    6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday
    Entrance gates open and close at these times.

Park Office hours

April through October (on-season)
Noon to 4 p.m., Thursday through Monday

November through March (off-season)
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Tuesday and Thursday through Friday
Closed on state holidays during the off-season